Schedule

Further information on the 2018 HLC Symposium will be posted soon. Sessions and presenters at last year’s Symposium included:


  • Mapping the Learning Journey with No Destination: Wendy Drexler, Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Roundtable: Mapping the Learning Journey: Wendy Drexler, Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Navigating the Logistics of Integrating your On-Campus Curriculum with a Growing Hybrid Program: Joe Fox, Assistant Middle & Upper School Division Director, The Barstow School
  • Utilizing Online Learning Techniques in a Bricks-and-Mortar Classroom: Will Thayer, Upper School Math Teacher, Shorecrest Preparatory School
  • Moving from Pockets of Innovation to a Culture of Innovation: Kimberly Berndt, Biology Teacher, St. Mark’s School; Colleen Worrell, Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, St. Mark’s School
  • Upper School Student Panel on Online Learning
  • Explain Everything for Interactive Whiteboard Videos: Samuel George, Director EDU Development & Sales, Explain Everything
  • Intentional Crisis: Growth through Purposeful Change: Jared McGee, Director of ColLABs, Independent Study and Internships, Humanities, The Winchendon School
  • Incorporating Group Projects into Your Curriculum: Elysia Taylor, Upper School Science, Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Shorecrest School Tour: Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology, Shorecrest Preparatory School; Chris Powers, Director of Online Learning, Shorecrest Preparatory School; Brian Steele, Associate Director of Admissions, Shorecrest Preparatory School
  • Internet Awareness & Contemporary Media Literacy: Matt Vogel, Health Promotion Specialist & Adjunct Instructor in Psychology, Southern Oregon University
  • World Languages Panel: Ilsy Blachly, Global Education Coordinator, The Barstow School; Ariane Baer-Harper, Director of Global Engagement, Allendale Columbia School; Ivy Lan-chi Gauler, Upper School Chinese Teacher, Maumee Valley Country Day School
    What is TEDxAllendaleColumbiaSchool? How did we start this and why? Tony Tepedino, Faculty Professional Development Coordinator, Allendale Columbia School
  • The Empowered Learner: Wendy Drexler, Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Roundtable: The Empowered Learner: Wendy Drexler, Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • A Roadmap to Flipped Learning: Hassan Wilson, Science Department Chair, Friends Seminary
  • PowerSchool Learn: Getting the Most Out of the Learning Management System (LMS): Brian Rubin, Solutions Consultant, PowerSchool Group
  • Just Say Know: Substance Use, Stress Reduction and Health Promotion: Matt Vogel, Health Promotion Specialist & Adjunct Instructor in Psychology, Southern Oregon University
  • Practical Labs in Online Classes Panel: Hands-On Learning in an Online Classroom: Kelsey Brost, Math and Science Teacher, Hybrid Learning Consortium; Elysia Taylor, Upper School Science, Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Engaging Lessons Made Easy with EdPuzzle: Kristin Harrison, EdPuzzle Certified Teacher
  • Technology Departments Leading through Design Thinking: Andy Schmitt, Executive Director, Information Technology and Broadcast Operations, Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • Establishing an Online Teaching Fellowship: Dan Bronish, Academic Dean, Miami Country Day School; Michelle Holcman, Teacher, Miami Country Day School; Laura Siebers, Coordinator of Online Learning & Professional Development, Hybrid Learning Consortium
  • Introduction to VoiceThread: Amanda Damon, Spanish Instructor, VoiceThread Certified Instructor, Wayland Academy
  • Finding Valid Information in a Post-Truth World: Courtney Walker, Upper and Middle School Librarian, Shorecrest Preparatory School
  • Take-Away Ignite: Share Your Key Takeaways from the HLC Symposium: Sarah Hofstra, Founding Director, Hybrid Learning Consortium
  • VoiceThread Workshop: Amanda Damon, Spanish Instructor, VoiceThread Certified Instructor, Wayland Academy