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Thursday, October 28
 

8:30am CDT

Opening Session (In-person)

The presentation will focus on strategies for embracing change in the midst of unstable times to move forward with school improvement.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Bammes

Erica Bammes

Principal, USD 383: Lee Elementary School
Erica Bammes is a principal at Lee Elementary in the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district. She is in her 20th year in public education. Mrs. Bammes earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education from Fort Hays State University in 2002. Her first teaching job was... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
Forum Hall

8:30am CDT

Opening Session (Online)

The presentation will focus on strategies for embracing change in the midst of unstable times to move forward with school improvement.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Bammes

Erica Bammes

Principal, USD 383: Lee Elementary School
Erica Bammes is a principal at Lee Elementary in the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district. She is in her 20th year in public education. Mrs. Bammes earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education from Fort Hays State University in 2002. Her first teaching job was... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
Zoom Webinar

9:10am CDT

Best ways of integrating new students (military students) (In-Person)

This is a conversation about working with military families and the students you will see in the classroom. These families face unique challenges, but also offer many positives to a classroom environment. Learn some vocab, strategies, and general good practice.

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Cottonwood Room

9:10am CDT

Best ways of integrating new students (military students) (Online)

This is a conversation about working with military families and the students you will see in the classroom. These families face unique challenges, but also offer many positives to a classroom environment. Learn some vocab, strategies, and general good practice.

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Zoom 1

9:10am CDT

First year teaching with first-year teachers (In-person)

Speakers
SL

Sally Lopez

7th Grade SS & ELA, Harmony Middle School


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Forum Hall

9:10am CDT

First year teaching with first-year teachers (Online)

Speakers
SL

Sally Lopez

7th Grade SS & ELA, Harmony Middle School


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Zoom 2

9:10am CDT

Teaching After the Pandemic (In-person)

Speakers
BP

Britt Pumphrey

I am passionate about providing opportunities for all students to engage in quality projects, high levels of thinking, and regular opportunities to communicate/share their learning with others.


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Big 12 Room

9:10am CDT

Teaching After the Pandemic (Online)

Speakers
BP

Britt Pumphrey

I am passionate about providing opportunities for all students to engage in quality projects, high levels of thinking, and regular opportunities to communicate/share their learning with others.


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Zoom 3

9:10am CDT

The challenges and advantages of teaching in a rural environment (In-person)

 Challenges and Advantages of Teaching in a Rural Environment: Two professors with extensive experience in rural education will share strategies for success in the rural teaching environment.  10:00 Teaching with Ed Tech: Tech Challenges and Solutions in Rural Teaching: The presenters will give tips and tricks on using technology in rural settings and provide a glimpse of new opportunities.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Goodson

Lori Goodson

Assistant Director Rural Education Center, Kansas State University
avatar for Vicki Sherbert

Vicki Sherbert

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
I'm an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University.


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Flinthills Room

9:10am CDT

The challenges and advantages of teaching in a rural environment (Online)

Challenges and Advantages of Teaching in a Rural Environment: Two professors with extensive experience in rural education will share strategies for success in the rural teaching environment.  10:00 Teaching with Ed Tech: Tech Challenges and Solutions in Rural Teaching: The presenters will give tips and tricks on using technology in rural settings and provide a glimpse of new opportunities.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Goodson

Lori Goodson

Assistant Director Rural Education Center, Kansas State University
avatar for Vicki Sherbert

Vicki Sherbert

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
I'm an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University.


Thursday October 28, 2021 9:10am - 10:00am CDT
Zoom 4

9:10am CDT

9:10am CDT

10:10am CDT

Challenging conversations and creating safe spaces for students who identify as LGBTQ (In-Person)

During this presentation we will look at practical tools that educators can employ in order to support their LGBTQ+ students.

Speakers
avatar for Seth Dills

Seth Dills

Seth Dills is a Middle School Special Education Teacher passionate about supporting LGBTQIA+ students and educators that work with them. He is also passionate about working to support students’ social/emotional development. He’s worked with a wide range of grade levels and contents... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Room 207

10:10am CDT

Challenging conversations and creating safe spaces for students who identify as LGBTQ (Online)

During this presentation we will look at practical tools that educators can employ in order to support their LGBTQ+ students.

Speakers
avatar for Seth Dills

Seth Dills

Seth Dills is a Middle School Special Education Teacher passionate about supporting LGBTQIA+ students and educators that work with them. He is also passionate about working to support students’ social/emotional development. He’s worked with a wide range of grade levels and contents... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 5

10:10am CDT

Current Events and Culturally Responsive Teaching (In-Person)

This session will consist of a panel of current practitioners in NE Kansas that work with students and communities that are culturally and linguistically diverse.  We will discuss ways to welcome students and honor their heritages while avoiding stereotypes and tokenism.

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Van Dyk

Kasey Van Dyk

ESOL Facilitator, Lawrence Public Schools, USD 497
I was a member of BESITOS at KSU from 2000-2005.  Since graduating, I have continued work with ELs, curriculum development, and ESOL programming in a variety of capacities.


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Room 206

10:10am CDT

Current Events and Culturally Responsive Teaching (Online)

This session will consist of a panel of current practitioners in NE Kansas that work with students and communities that are culturally and linguistically diverse.  We will discuss ways to welcome students and honor their heritages while avoiding stereotypes and tokenism.

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Van Dyk

Kasey Van Dyk

ESOL Facilitator, Lawrence Public Schools, USD 497
I was a member of BESITOS at KSU from 2000-2005.  Since graduating, I have continued work with ELs, curriculum development, and ESOL programming in a variety of capacities.


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 6

10:10am CDT

Diversity and Inclusion in today's Classroom (In-Person)

Classrooms are full of students facing a variety of challenges. This presentation will give you the tools to work effectively with children from all backgrounds.

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Forum Hall

10:10am CDT

Diversity and Inclusion in today's Classroom (Online)

Classrooms are full of students facing a variety of challenges. This presentation will give you the tools to work effectively with children from all backgrounds.

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 7

10:10am CDT

Most useful technology after the pandemic (In-Person)

We have learned a significant amount, both positives and negative, regarding the use of technology in educational settings this past year.  This presentation will look at how teachers can best position themselves coming out of the pandemic to be prepared to use educational technology in an efficient and effective manner.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Ellner

Mark Ellner

Teaching Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
Mark Ellner coordinates the physical education and health program at Kansas StateUniversity, and he teaches the required instructional technology course for all undergraduate candidates.  He is keenly interested in the intersection of technology and physical activity in relation... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Big 12 Room

10:10am CDT

Most useful technology after the pandemic (Online)

We have learned a significant amount, both positives and negative, regarding the use of technology in an educational settings this past year.  This presentation will look at how teachers can best position themselves coming out of the pandemic to be prepared to use educational technology in an efficient and effective manner.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Ellner

Mark Ellner

Teaching Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
Mark Ellner coordinates the physical education and health program at Kansas StateUniversity, and he teaches the required instructional technology course for all undergraduate candidates.  He is keenly interested in the intersection of technology and physical activity in relation... Read More →


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 8

10:10am CDT

Online collaboration among students and teachers and transitioning back into person (In-Person)

In the spring of 2020, I became an online teacher for my 4th graders.   It became evident during my online teaching experience that building relationships is vital to a successful learning environment.  Learn how I use morning meetings in my classroom to help build relationships and a classroom striving for success.

Speakers
avatar for Megan Mallon

Megan Mallon

3rd Grade Teacher, Bluemont Elementary, USD 383
I am a life-long learner who is passionate about educational technology!


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Cottonwood Room

10:10am CDT

Online collaboration among students and teachers and transitioning back into person (Online)

In the spring of 2020, I became an online teacher for my 4th graders.   It became evident during my online teaching experience that building relationships is vital to a successful learning environment.  Learn how I use morning meetings in my classroom to help build relationships and a classroom striving for success.

Speakers
avatar for Megan Mallon

Megan Mallon

3rd Grade Teacher, Bluemont Elementary, USD 383
I am a life-long learner who is passionate about educational technology!


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 9

10:10am CDT

Technology challenges and solutions in rural teaching (In-person)

Two professors with extensive experience in rural education will share strategies for success in the rural teaching environment. 10 a.m. Tech Challenges: The presenters will give tips and tricks on using technology in rural settings and provide a glimpse of new opportunities.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Goodson

Lori Goodson

Assistant Director Rural Education Center, Kansas State University
avatar for Vicki Sherbert

Vicki Sherbert

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
I'm an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University.


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Flinthills Room

10:10am CDT

Technology challenges and solutions in rural teaching (Online)

Two professors with extensive experience in rural education will share strategies for success in the rural teaching environment. 10 a.m. Tech Challenges: The presenters will give tips and tricks on using technology in rural settings and provide a glimpse of new opportunities.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Goodson

Lori Goodson

Assistant Director Rural Education Center, Kansas State University
avatar for Vicki Sherbert

Vicki Sherbert

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
I'm an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University.


Thursday October 28, 2021 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Zoom 10

11:10am CDT

Hause Creativity Lecture with Kansas Teacher Of the Year (In-Person)

Everyone has a story. As educators, one of our missions is to be the bridge between our students and their futures. Using their stories, students can become empowered to find a place and a space in this world.

Thursday October 28, 2021 11:10am - 12:30pm CDT
Forum Hall

11:10am CDT

Hause Creativity Lecture with Kansas Teacher Of the Year (Online)

Everyone has a story. As educators, one of our missions is to be the bridge between our students and their futures. Using their stories, students can become empowered to find a place and a space in this world.

Thursday October 28, 2021 11:10am - 12:30pm CDT
Zoom Webinar

1:10pm CDT

1:10pm CDT

1:10pm CDT

1:10pm CDT

2:40pm CDT

Other pathways education can lead you to (In-Person)

Wide World of Education: Too often when we think about education, we think only about school. But the truth is, education occurs all around us all the time. Come join me to explore the Wide World of Education and see what else is out there!

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Big 12 Room

2:40pm CDT

Other pathways education can lead you to (Online)

Wide World of Education: Too often when we think about education, we think only about school. But the truth is, education occurs all around us all the time. Come join me to explore the Wide World of Education and see what else is out there!

Speakers

Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Zoom 13

2:40pm CDT

The transition of becoming a College Freshman (In-Person)

Speakers
avatar for Roger Schieferecke

Roger Schieferecke

Assistant Dean, Kansas State University


Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Wildcat Chamber

2:40pm CDT

The transition of becoming a College Freshman (Online)

Speakers
avatar for Roger Schieferecke

Roger Schieferecke

Assistant Dean, Kansas State University


Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Zoom 14

2:40pm CDT

Lessons Learned from Seasoned Teachers (In-Person)

Speakers
avatar for Seth Dills

Seth Dills

Seth Dills is a Middle School Special Education Teacher passionate about supporting LGBTQIA+ students and educators that work with them. He is also passionate about working to support students’ social/emotional development. He’s worked with a wide range of grade levels and contents... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Kulp

Jennifer Kulp

4th Grade Teacher, USD 378
I am a 4th grade teacher at Riley County Grade School.  I believe teachers can build a positive classroom environment by building relationships with their students.  This in turn creates a classroom community where every student feels they belong.


Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Room 227

2:40pm CDT

Lessons Learned from Seasoned Teachers (Online)

Speakers
avatar for Seth Dills

Seth Dills

Seth Dills is a Middle School Special Education Teacher passionate about supporting LGBTQIA+ students and educators that work with them. He is also passionate about working to support students’ social/emotional development. He’s worked with a wide range of grade levels and contents... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Kulp

Jennifer Kulp

4th Grade Teacher, USD 378
I am a 4th grade teacher at Riley County Grade School.  I believe teachers can build a positive classroom environment by building relationships with their students.  This in turn creates a classroom community where every student feels they belong.


Thursday October 28, 2021 2:40pm - 3:30pm CDT
Zoom 12

2:40pm CDT

2:40pm CDT

3:40pm CDT

Closing Remarks (In-Person)

Speakers
avatar for Roger Schieferecke

Roger Schieferecke

Assistant Dean, Kansas State University


Thursday October 28, 2021 3:40pm - 3:55pm CDT
Forum Hall

3:40pm CDT

Closing Remarks (Online)

Speakers
avatar for Roger Schieferecke

Roger Schieferecke

Assistant Dean, Kansas State University


Thursday October 28, 2021 3:40pm - 3:55pm CDT
Zoom Webinar