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Tuesday, October 25
 

10:00am EDT

Changes in E-rate Funding May Mean You're Spending Too Much
Over the next two years, the funding to schools for certain voice services will be eliminated. This session will cover innovative technology that will help districts reduce costs, while increasing reliability and redundancy in the schools voice network. Explore case studies of how districts were able to save money by using innovative voice products.

Speakers
DB

Dave Bourhill

Strategic Account Manager, Lightpath
GM

Greg Mosca

Strategic Account Manager, Lightpath

Sponsors
avatar for Lightpath

Lightpath

Silver Sponsor, Lightpath
Internet, hosted voice, Internet voice bundle services.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

10:00am EDT

Protecting Against Ransomware and Other Threats
Threats to your technology infrastructure are everywhere. The incidence of ransomware continues to grow for all types of organizations, including schools. Add to that user error, natural disasters, and threats inside your network (like disgruntled employees or students), and you’re left with an immense challenge to protect your users and data. Join us for a discussion of how you can protect your district, from policy and prevention, to new tools and technology.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Schwartz Simon Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Maintaining Quality IT Support in a Difficult K12 Hiring Environment
Given the difficulty of finding, hiring and retaining quality IT talent in today's competitive environment, how can school districts maintain quality support for the systems used daily by teachers, staff and students? This session will discuss a variety of ways to keep staff and teachers focused on the work of teaching tomorrow's leaders, rather than focusing on basic IT functions. Participants will be able to identify ways to remove basic IT tasks from staff, so they can focus on work supporting the strategic aims of the school district.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Porter

Scott Porter

Senior Director Business Development, ePlus Technology, inc
Scott was Active in the Army for over 7 years, including 4 years enlisted service and 3 years as an Officer in Infantry and Military Intelligence, finishing as a Captain. Scott moved into the technology industry in 1998. Throughout his time in the technology industry, Scott has worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
ePlus Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Simple Technology Security for the Classroom
Technology has transformed the classroom. Social networking, e-learning, and online collaboration are just a few of the ways students, faculty, and administrators are accessing information. But this tranformation presents challenges, including malware, unauthorized content being accessed, the greater bandwidth demands of streaming videos and 1:1 initiatives, and the demands of Common Core online testing. Session participants will learn easily managed solutions that can maximize resources and help control costs.

Speakers

Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Sustainability: Lowering Utility Costs for Your School District
This session will review strategies for reducing energy costs by as much as 50 percent by seeing, measuring and managing the energy of all IP (Internet protocol)-connected systems. Learn how network-based monitoring of all devices and systems, regardless of vendor, allows for energy usage visibility, while providing advanced energy analytics and savings opportunities, enabling energy efficiency measures to be taken without affecting availability or productivity.

Speakers
avatar for Presidio

Presidio

Director K-12 Solutions, Presidio
A leading IT solutions provider offering consulting, professional services, and cloud and managed services. With more than 2,700 professionals, 1,500 are engineers with over 5,800 industry-leading certifications, based in 60+ offices across the U.S. WSCA Network Solutions Integrator... Read More →
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Michael Vogel

Solution Architect, Presidio

Sponsors
avatar for Presidio

Presidio

Gold Sponsor, Presidio
A leading IT solutions provider offering consulting professional services and cloud and managed services. With more than 2 700 professionals 1 500 are engineers with over 5 800 industry-leading certifications based in 60+ offices across the U.S. WSCA Network Solutions Integrator specializing... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

12:00pm EDT

Economical and Exceptional Services for Students with Hearing Loss
Many districts are sending students with hearing loss to out-of-district placements because they cannot effectively support students with cochlear implants. While the Lake Drive School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing maintains a campus in Mountain Lakes, the program also provides educational support and professional development services in districts throughout New Jersey. Learn how Lake Drive can design successful programs that will include your students with hearing loss in your district's general education classes.

Speakers
Sponsors
avatar for Lake Drive School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Lake Drive School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Bronze Sponsor, Lake Drive School
Lake Drive Program serves students with hearing loss in their home districts and accepts placements in their comprehensive inclusive program in Mountain Lakes.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Education Print Management: Designed to Reduce Costs and Control Budgets
Heritage Business Systems will explore with you the right solutions for K-12 to higher education. Join thousands of schools who save money by monitoring and controlling staff copy and print. Participants will learn how easy they can control and restrict users to print sensibly by allocating a quota/allowance/budget, solving the many problems and challenges posed by decreasing school budgets. The session will discuss how to facilitate mobile and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) print solutions on your existing print infrastructure. HBS will also discuss the importance of using Secure print, Find-Me printing/pull printing to reduce waste and cut costs. The program will demonstrate how to implement best practice print policies by using pop-ups which reroute jobs to the most effective device. Other topics will include how to watermark pages to identify owner of every page, access 50+ common reports and charge printing to individual, shared department accounts or grants. The overall goal will be to educate our participants on how managed print generates significant cost savings by providing proven technology and solutions for all schools.

Speakers
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Al Stillman

Director of Professional Services and Solutions, Heritage Business Systems

Sponsors
avatar for Heritage Business Systems

Heritage Business Systems

Silver Sponsor, Heritage Business Systems
We have 30 years of experience in the industry providing local schools with leading software and hardware solutions including copiers, printers and MFP’s.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Cooper Levenson Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

How to Use Educational Services Commissions For Cost-Effective Solutions
Educational Services Commissions are public school districts authorized by the State Board of Education to provide needed academic and administrative programs and services to local school districts. Learn more about ESCs and the program options they offer, including special education and alternative education programs, coordinated transportation and nonpublic services, CST staffing, paraprofessional services, professional development training, NJ Virtual School, cooperative purchasing, technology training and more.

Speakers
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Christopher Rooney

Superintendent, Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission
DA

Dr Angelo Vilardi

Superintendent, Educational Services Commission of Morris County

Sponsors
NJ

New Jersey Council of Educational Services Commissions

Bronze Sponsor, New Jersey Council of Educational Services Commissions


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Save Money by ControllingYour Output Environment
Controlling and managing your organization's fleet of printers and multifunction devices can be a daunting task. Learn how districts are using output management solutions to dramatically reduce costs, eliminate waste, and improve security and productivity, while freeing up IT resources.

Speakers
GB

Greg Bryan

CTO, KDI, Inc.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
ePlus Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

2:00pm EDT

Strategies for Reducing Special Education Costs and Improving Outcomes
Any solutions for stretching the school budget dollar and improving student outcomes must include special education. Learn how breakthroughs in special education management systems can control costs, enhance compliance and contribute towards improved outcomes. Find out how special services departments are improving the quality of their IEPs and positively impacting student outcomes. Hear case studies from special education administrators and see the latest tools available.

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Horelick

Andrew Horelick

VP Sales and Service, Frontline Education
FJ

Frankie Jones

Director of Implementations and Regional Training, Centris Group/Frontline Education

Sponsors
avatar for Centris Group/Frontline Education

Centris Group/Frontline Education

Silver Sponsor, Centris Group/Frontline Education
Frontline Student Solutions for special education, RTI, Medicaid and Section 504 are designed to streamline processes, enhance compliance, inform best-practices and support improved outcomes.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

2:00pm EDT

The U.S Army-NJSBA Partnership to Implement iSTEAM Education
The US Army has a strategic interest in improving student academic achievement. As the demand for STEAM-literate citizens has become increasingly high, the Army has developed a portfolio of STEAM educational opportunities for schools and students across the country. In a common effort to enhance students' success, career readiness and iSTEAM awareness, NJSBA and the Army's Mid-Atlantic Battalion established a one-of-a-kind partnership, a model for the rest of the country. Find out about innovative professional development opportunities, resources available free to schools and students, and how you can make a difference in your school district.

Speakers
LE

LTC Edward C Croot

Battalion Commander, US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion
GC

Giovanna Cristiano Hansen

Education Services Specialist, US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion

Sponsors
avatar for U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion

U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion

Platinum Sponsor, U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion
The U.S. Army has a strategic interest in improving student acedemic achievement. In addition to providing our nation's security, the Army is a leading organization investing in educational initiatives


Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

GO Full Stem ahead with TGI
The session will feature ideas and examples on how school districts can make changes to cut costs in print output and scanning efficiencies. This will enable school districts to convert those savings into advanced technology to enhance their STEM programs with 3D offerings from TGI.

Speakers
DB

Don Buckelew

Director of sales, TGI Office Automation
WC

Wally Case

VP Major Accounts, TGI Office Automation
MD

Michael DeCanio

Director of Business Solutions, TGI Office Automation

Sponsors
avatar for TGI Office Automation

TGI Office Automation

Silver Sponsor, TGI Office Automation
From copiers and supplies to document management. Our solutions are designed to help school districts integrate the flow of information with today's most-advanced technology.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 4:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

10:00am EDT

Best Practices for Wi-Fi in K12 Classrooms by Aruba and HPE
One-to-one computing initiatives and bring-your-own-device result in lots of tablets, laptops and other mobile devices in your buildings. And that places new pressures on school wireless LANs (WLANs). Aruba and HPE will discuss the top 10 planning and operational things you should consider when choosing a WLAN to support your digital learning initiatives.

Speakers
ST

Steve Taylor

Systems Engineer, Aruba / HPE


Wednesday October 26, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Schwartz Simon Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Got Good Air? Creating Conducive Environments for Learning
GPS is an air-cleaning technology that facilitates healthier and more productive teaching environments, while reducing costs for heating and cooling. Independent testing has proven that many types of contaminants are removed from the air, in less than 30 minutes, once the cold plasma needlepoint technology is activated. Learn about improving your environment here.

Speakers
CP

Chris Pedecine

Director of Business Development, D&B Engineering


Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:40am EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

12:00pm EDT

An Ounce of Prevention: Proactive Indoor Air Quality Can Save Millions!
Join Washington Township Public Schools and its engineer for a discussion on helpful hints and tools to avoid costly mold and moisture remediation in your facilities. Washington Township recently successfully completed the design and construction of new mechanical systems in two middle schools experiencing mold.

Speakers
BS

Bob Schoenfeldt

Director of Operations, Washington Township Board of Ed.


Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

12:00pm EDT

Leveraging Technology to Respond to Security Threats
Learn how your district can leverage the latest in technology to help secure your facilities, students and staff. Using single points of technology, schools and entire districts can react and respond to threats.

Speakers
MC

Mike Cuneo

Vice President, RFP Solutions, Inc.

Sponsors
avatar for RFP Solutions

RFP Solutions

Silver Sponsor, RFP Solutions, Inc.
Telephone systems wireless data electronics CCTV surveillance systems wireless clocks door access control emergency lockdown notification systems free survey free telephone bill audit state contract.


Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Atlantic Tomorrows Office Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Position Your District for Financial Success
School budgets are extremely lean and are likely to be forced to become even leaner in the future. The 2 percent tax levy cap, along with increasing costs and underfunded mandates, begs the question of how can districts can position themselves for financial success. Join us for a discussion designed to assist educational leaders with coping in challenging times.

Speakers
DR

Daniel Riggle

Account Executive, Schneider Electric

Sponsors
avatar for Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric

Silver Sponsor, Schneider Electric
A global energy and sustainability services leader who enables its partner school districts to address their priorities and achieve their goals without the need for upfront capital.



Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Simple Technology Security for the Classroom
Technology has transformed the classroom. Social networking, e-learning, and online collaboration are just a few of the ways students, faculty, and administrators are accessing information. But this tranformation presents challenges, including malware, unauthorized content being accessed, the greater bandwidth demands of streaming videos and 1:1 initiatives, and the demands of Common Core online testing. Session participants will learn easily managed solutions that can maximize resources and help control costs.

Speakers

Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Self-insuring Your Employee Health Benefits Program
Are you familiar with self insurance for employee health benefits? This session will provide a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of self-insuring your employee health benefits program.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Finn

Jim Finn

Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors
DO

David Oliveira

Business Administrator, Piscataway Board of Education



Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Sustainable Jersey for Schools: Implementing Energy and Indoor Air Quality Actions
The energy and indoor air quality actions in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program are among those that can yield the highest energy cost savings while providing a healthy learning environment, but they can also be among the most challenging. This session will review the actions in these categories and explore how expert assistance can provide school district teams with the technical support they need to implement actions that provide measurable improvement.

Speakers

Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
ePlus Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 


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