In-person agenda

All in-person sessions are CTLE-eligible other than the Partner Meet & Greet sessions. 

Below is the working agenda for attending in-person. Check back for updates.


The sessions that will be streamed for the virtual audience are noted below. Please note, joining us virtually only offers these select livestreamed sessions:

  • Welcome/Chancellor Opening Remarks/Keynote
  • Grades, Attendance & Messaging
  • School Partnership Program-Amplifying School Support at DIIT
  • Engaging Readers with Digital Books
  • Closing/Awards

    All virtual sessions are CTLE-eligible other than the breaks and Product Showcases.

By attending an event partner session and/or visiting an event partner booth and having your badge scanned, you are consenting to pass your data to the partner running this session/booth only. This agreement to share with this specific partner, is separate from the general event data sharing permissions you gave (or didn't give) at the point of online registration.

Name Speakers Location Name
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
Registration/Partner Meet & Greet Vendor Halls (1st Floor & Mezzanine)
Continental Breakfast Student Dining Room (5th Floor)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
Welcome/Chancellor Opening Remarks/Keynote Concert Hall (1st Floor)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
Snacks Available Student Dining Room (5th Floor)
Partner MEET & GREET Vendor Halls (1st Floor & Mezzanine)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
Promethean | Simple SolutionsAbigail Southard Ryan Thornton Adam HymanClassroom (437)
Fast Forward: Using Videos to Deepen Digital Citizenship SkillsTali Horowitz Sparkle PetersClassroom (427)
Acer | Google Chrome & AccessibilitySanti Khairassame Robyn BryantClassroom (441)
Adobe | Creativity for All: Adobe and the NYC DOEJesse Lubinsky Kerry McGarveyClassroom (429)
Borough Tech Directors Office Hours: MacOS Monterey Upgrade "Simplified"Eileen Marks DiFabio Laura Benin Raphael Ortiz Paul Fernandez Hector Matias Guillermo TejedaClassroom (643)
Computational Thinking and Creative Coding with BrainPOP!Marley ZenoClassroom (645)
CDW Education | The Modern Classroom 2022: Preparing Students for Tomorrow by Reimagining Education TodayEileen Marks DiFabio Diana Gross Vitalis NdikumClassroom (421)
Clever | Classroom Engagement Support with Clever: Digital Learning, Secure and Simplified!Leslie CameronClassroom (641)
Crick Software | Effective Differentiation and Time-Saving Solutions with ClickerToni CaggianoClassroom (631)
Edlio | How Website Accessibility Increases Family EngagementNicole LegauxClassroom (609)
TutorMe | TutorMe: How to support students—and educators—with on-demand tutoringBrylind Lawson Gary GiordanoClassroom (611)
GoGuardian + Pear Deck + Edulastic | Differentiating Instruction with Pear Deck and GoGuardian TeacherBrittany Dykes Pete RaubvogelClassroom (431)
History UnErased | What Is LGBTQ History?Aliza Kapel Kathleen BarkerClassroom (617)
Instructure | How Mastery Connect can replace Skedula with a Standards Based GradebookBrad HytrekClassroom (623)
Jupiter | Simplify Grades, Communication, and Data: Jupiter's Solutions for NYCDOE schoolsStuart Miles Samantha DavesClassroom (625)
WeVideo | Kids love video. Now what?John KlineClassroom (627)
Grades, Attendance & Messaging [livestreamed session]Michael Edwards Zachary DaneConcert Hall (1st Floor)
#NYCSchoolsTech & Beyond Lounge and Learn Library (6th Floor)
Engaging families, building relationships, and empowering communities using Microsoft toolsMary Villaume Windy Lopez-Aflitto Dery RodriguezClassroom (615)
Accessibility Awareness for DOE BuildingsJyoti Folch-BermanClassroom (411)
Paper | How Technology Can Stop the Teacher Exodus?Alyssa TumanClassroom (413)
AAC for Literacy: Implementing AAC tools with Reading/Writing Activites in the Classroom!Lindsey Huntley Enriqua WhiteClassroom (417)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
Lunch Available Student Dining Room (5th Floor)
Partner MEET & GREET Vendor Halls (1st Floor & Mezzanine)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
Operoo powered by SchoolStatus | Increasing Parent Engagement and Improving EfficiencySam Banks Joe ArzuagaClassroom (437)
Empowering Students with Digital FluencyLeanne EllisClassroom (427)
Google | Next Level Tips with Google WorkspaceSanti Khairassame Robin RansomClassroom (441)
The Great EscapeMoses OjedaClassroom (659 & 661)
Jumpstart iLearnNYCKelly Henning Dan KossowClassroom (643)
Computer Science Education as a Tool to Teach Social JusticeThéa Williams Christy Crawford Kristi Jones Ashley UfretClassroom (645)
Dell Technologies | Using Game-Based Learning to Advance Equity and STEM PathwaysJeremiah Okal-Frink Ashley Chizzoniti Andrew TopolClassroom (621)
Gale, Cengage Group | Using Gale & NOVELny to Inspire Digital Literacy & Inquiry in Every ClassroomMeg Moulton Andrea Eshelman Michael DodesClassroom (421)
Sora, by OverDrive Education | Digital Reading Tools to Support all Readers Leveraging the Citywide Digital LibraryRegis Coustillac Melissa Jacobs Tracy WaalkesClassroom (641)
Microsoft | Support Reading Fluency with Reading Progress & Reading CoachMary Villaume Tara CarrozzaClassroom (609)
Teq | Teach Coding Without the CodeMatthew ThaxterClassroom (611)
Discovery Education | Preparing for their Future Careers in Tech: SYEP 2022Ronique Hicks Anthony Casasnovas Geri Gillespy, Ed.D. Nafisa BasirClassroom (431)
Kami | Kami: Much More than Just an Annotation AppMarcus Stein Oliver Tingling Robyn Bryant Lisa ChoiClassroom (617) | Bring Design & Critical Thinking into the 21st Century ClassroomJoel Cilli Oscar PedrosoClassroom (623)
Apple Inc. | Apple Classrooms of TomorrowDavid Nash Jessica Hogue Jose PerezClassroom (627)
School Partnership Program-Amplifying school support at DIIT [livestreamed session]Jackie Patanio Gina TesorieroConcert Hall (1st Floor)
#NYCSchoolsTech & Beyond Lounge and Learn Library (6th Floor)
Ready to Team Up: Research based resources to strengthen the home-school connectionWindy Lopez-Aflitto Dery RodriguezClassroom (615)
Codester | Finding Students Voice and Power with PythonElyssa Rosen Kevin SmithClassroom (411)
Renaissance | Optimizing Literacy Growth with Middle and High School LearnersJulie Vogel, Ph.D. Penelope DudaClassroom (413)
Free Assistive Technology Solutions to Empower Diverse LearnersJoseph Piazza Tiffany BrownClassroom (417)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
Snacks Available Student Dining Room (5th Floor)
Partner MEET & GREET Vendor Halls (1st Floor & Mezzanine)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
TEQ + Smart Partner | What’s New from SMART: Lumio, Kooth, and Promoting Student and Teacher WellbeingMatthew ThaxterClassroom (437)
Newsela | Using Newsela to Jumpstart Your Year with Student EngagementAlivia Nuzzo Rachel Rickles Sarah Fink Christine CarrollClassroom (427)
Otus | Every Moment CountsKeith Westman Elizabeth OforiClassroom (441)
One Account for All / Enterprise SoftwareJose Perez Zachary DaneClassroom (429)
Future Forward Career Panel w/ Industry Professionals & SYEP StudentsAnthony CasasnovasClassroom (643)
NY State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards AwarenessValerie Brock Amy Hobson Lionel BergeronClassroom (645)
The Great Escape Moses OjedaClassroom (659 & 661)
Engaging Readers with Digital Books [livestreamed session]Tracy Waalkes Regis Coustillac Melissa JacobsConcert Hall (1st Floor)
#NYCSchoolsTech & Beyond Lounge and Learn Library (6th Floor)
Taking Digital Accessibility Classes On-demand Patricia PaddockClassroom (411)
Soundtrap by Spotify | Encourage Student Voice with SoundtrapSerena Robinett Deirdre CooneyClassroom (413)
Tech Strategies for an Inclusive ClassroomMaricris Formoso-SantosClassroom (417)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Snacks Available Student Dining Room (5th Floor)
Partner Meet & Greet Vendor Halls (1st Floor & Mezzanine)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
Closing/Awards Concert Hall (1st Floor)