Day One: March 5, 2018
NCDE wishes to express our deep gratitude to Capital One and Connection Public Sector Solutions for their generous support for the summit, and to Sage Sustainable Electronics for hosting the summit showcase.
noon – 1:30 pm Welcome Luncheon
Welcoming remarks: Donna Harris-Aikens, J.D., Director, Education Policy and Practice, National Education Association
Overview and Summit Goals and Process
NCDE Co-founders Drs. Robert McLaughlin and Paul Resta
Dr. Thomas Carroll, president emeritus, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future
Setting the Stage: Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, State Education Technology Directors Association
Rules of Engagement
Logistics regarding WiFi, online tools
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Roundtable discussions: Opportunities and Challenges
- What will successfully closing the digital divide look like?
- What will success of this event look like?
- What are pressing areas of concern we should be addressing?
- What do we need others to do to help address our challenges?
- What can we do to help colleagues overcome their challenges?
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Roundtable report-outs and plenary discussion
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Break and Refreshments
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Working session for workgroups
Community and school system leaders: Facilitators - Laura Breeden, chair, board of directors, National Digital Inclusion Alliance; Ann Flynn, director, education innovation, National School Boards Association. Recorder:
Jenelle Leonard, NCDE director of strategic partnerships.
Funders: Facilitators -- Kyle Malone, senior manager, partnerships, Grantmakers For Education; Letitia Dowling, senior
operations manager, Grantmakers For Education. Recorder: Robert McLaughlin, NCDE executive director.
Researchers: Facilitators -- Jeffrey Cohen, managing director, FSG; Zak Zielezinski, ceo, Declara. Recorder: NCDE co-
founder and president, Paul Resta.
Association leaders and policy makers: Facilitators -- Francis Eberle (retired vice-president National Association of State Boards of Education); Christine Fox, deputy executive director, State Education Technology Directors Association. Recorder: Susan Ballard, NCDE vice-president and library consortium director.
Digital equity resource providers: Facilitators -- Robbie Melton, full professor, educational leadership, Tennessee State University; Maisha Moses, executive director, Young People's Project. Recorder: Vic Sutton, NCDE media
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Working Group Report Outs and Discussion
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Digital Equity Resource Showcase: Wine and Cheese Reception
6:45 – 8:15 p.m. Dinner
Day Two: March 6, 2018
7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast and networking
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Setting the Stage for Day 2
Reflections from participants and goals of the day
9:00 – 11:15 a.m. Working session for workgroups
Community and school system leaders
Association leaders and policy makers
Digital equity resource providers
11:15 – 12:15 p.m. Working Group Report Outs and Discussion
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch
Next Steps and Wrap-Up
Summit steering committee and volunteers invited to stay for post-summit debrief and planning next steps. Steering committee meeting ends by 2:00 p.m.