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Missed the spring conference? No worries! Jonathan Wylie and Mindy Cairney, Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Consultants, shared their Spring ITEC Conference highlights in a recent episode of their podcast, the EdTech Take Out!
Just a reminder for those who were able to attend the Spring Conference: Participants will continue to have access to session resources and recordings via the conference platform, Whova, until June 30!
Saying Thank You & Farewell!
Jeff Sypersma, long time ITEC Executive Director, will be retiring in June. During his 18 year tenure with ITEC, Jeff's fiscal and financial leadership were indispensable in helping ITEC grow as an organization. His presence on the Board and at future conferences will be missed.
🏆 Recognizing our Sypersma Leadership & Innovation Award Winners 🏆
ITEC was honored to award five prestigious Sypersma Leadership & Innovation Awards, so named in honor of retiring ITEC Executive Director, Jeff Sypersma. The recipients were:
Protecting learning information is paramount for any Iowa school district, but can require considerable time, effort and research for technology integrationists and directors to navigate the nuances of many companies’ fine print. Luckily, Iowa AEAs and the Iowa Department of Education are partnering to streamline data privacy stewardship tasks for CIOs in all Iowa schools and are excited to share that the Iowa Alliance of the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is launching next year (2022-23).
Join as ITEC hosts a conversation with Dave Fringer and Jay Pennington, two members of the Iowa Alliance of the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SCPC) team. During the conversation, participants will learn how they can access these free tools and templates and learn more about the new National Data Privacy Agreement (NDPA) being adopted across all 32 SDPC Alliances.
Facilitators: Lynn Kleinmeyer and Dan Rader (ITEC) along with Dave Fringer (AEA) and Jay Pennington (Iowa DOE)