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**NOTE** Our preliminary Conference Schedule is listed below. Changes will be made as we finalize presenters and vendors who will attend. Check back often for the most recent changes - REGISTRATION COST FOR THIS YEAR IS $850 (minus CSA Credit).

Designed for new and veteran SmartLab™ Facilitators, the Advanced Facilitator Development Conference prepares STEM K-12 educators to support and facilitate student learning and skills development for career and college readiness. AFDC participants gain experience and knowledge of instructional strategies and the principles of project-based learning, develop expertise with a variety of advanced technologies, participate in authentic STEM practices, and learn to integrate cross-cutting concepts and content. Don’t take our word for it, hear about the experience from our Facilitators and Trainers in this video!

Workshop Outcomes:
Increased expertise with project-based, student-driven learning. Development of performance-based assessment rubrics and methodologies.Ability to integrate STEM disciplines and practices along cross-cutting concepts. Demonstrated advancement in proficiency with STEM technologies.

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Do not hesitate to call us at 800-458-2880 option 2 or email support@clsonline.com
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Wednesday, June 20
 

8:00am

Welcome to Day 3
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 8:00am - 8:15am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)
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8:15am

9:00am

Pixie
Pixie is fun and versatile, easy to learn and use.  There are imbedded projects which can be adapted to a variety of topics. The program tools allow for extended creativity.  The Pixie program options will support a variety of tasks.  Pixie could even be used as a presentation format for student ePortfolios.  Come explore and play with us!


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
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9:00am

Publishing Video with Adobe Premiere
Speakers

Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Englewood HS: SmartLab 2 (1110)
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9:00am

Hidden Resources: Facilitator Resources and the Standards Tracker
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)

9:00am

All you need to know about: 3D Printing
Speakers
avatar for Ryan Zwaagstra

Ryan Zwaagstra

System Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
I do it all ^_^


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
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9:00am

Video Training Session
Speakers
avatar for John Keesling

John Keesling

Director of Operations, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Studio

9:30am

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity seats available

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:30am - 10:00am
Hallway

10:00am

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity seats available

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am
Hallway

10:20am

Morning Break
Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:20am - 10:40am
ALL
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10:40am

10:40am

Engaging Students in the New LaunchPad
This session is an introduction to CLS Launchpad. Participants will learn the philosophy behind the structure and design of the Learning Launchers through discussion and exploration. Participants will also learn how to facilitate student engagement, and encourage collaborative learning and problem-solving. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
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10:40am

Carvey
Speakers
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
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10:40am

Introduction to Kerbal Space Program
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 2 (1110)

10:40am

Video Training Session
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Studio
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11:00am

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Hallway

11:30am

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity seats available

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
Hallway

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday June 20, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
ALL
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1:00pm

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Hallway

1:00pm

The Primary Curriculum (K-2)
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
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1:00pm

Vernier
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
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1:00pm

1:00pm

Video Training Session
Speakers
avatar for John Keesling

John Keesling

Director of Operations, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Studio
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1:00pm

Support 101: Advanced use of LanSchool/Insight and DeepFreeze
Speakers
avatar for Ryan Zwaagstra

Ryan Zwaagstra

System Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
I do it all ^_^


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 2 (1110)
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1:00pm

Guru Bar
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →
avatar for John Keesling

John Keesling

Director of Operations, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Hallway
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1:30pm

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Hallway

2:00pm

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Hallway

2:20pm

Afternoon Break / Group Photo
Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:20pm - 2:40pm
ALL
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2:40pm

Facilitator Session - Your Questions Answered!
Speakers
avatar for Deanie Bartlett

Deanie Bartlett

Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
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2:40pm

2:40pm

Gamification in the Smartlab
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
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2:40pm

Sphero
Speakers
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 2 (1110)
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2:40pm

Studio Open Lab Time
Speakers

Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Studio
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3:00pm

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Hallway

3:30pm

Your Lab / Upgrades / Configurations
Limited Capacity full

Kurt will be available to walk anyone through the specifics of their lab. This could be an overview of the configuration, advanced details, or a complete upgrade discussion.

Speakers
KW

Kurt Williamson

VP of Learning Environments, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hallway

5:30pm

Rockies Game
Wednesday June 20, 2018 5:30pm - 8:30pm
TBA
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