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Thursday, May 23 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Building the Ecosystem: How Certification Ensures We're All Working Together

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IMS gives institutions of all sizes have a very powerful way to “trust but verify” that we are actually evolving to the plug-and-play edtech ecosystem that is required to scale innovation for institutions of all sizes. IMS provides certification testing, code libraries and is developing the 1EdTech integration characterization service to underpin this goal. In this closing panel, institutional leaders will share their perspectives on what is needed from the suppliers and institutions to build the ecosystem.
Moderator: Rob Abel, IMS Global

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Kyle Berger

CIO, Grapevine Colleyville ISD
Kyle Berger has over 18 years in K-12 technology leadership spread across districts of various sizes and demographics. Awarded Technology Director of the Year by TCEA in 2009, he has also been featured in several educational technology magazines as well as other published books on... Read More →
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Nick Thompson

Assistant Director, Common Collaborative Learning Environment, UCLA
For the past 10 years, Nick Thompson has held various leadership roles at UCLA enhancing the educational technologies for its students and faculty. He is currently responsible for managing the Common Collaborative Learning Environment which consists of an open source Learning Management... Read More →
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Rob Abel

CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium
Dr. Rob Abel is the Chief Executive Officer of the IMS Global Learning Consortium, a nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, government organizations, content providers, and technology suppliers, cooperating to accelerate learning technology... Read More →
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Barbara Nesbitt

Executive Director of Instructional Technology, Pickens County School District
Dr. Barbara Nesbitt is an educator with 27 years of experience in public school education. Barbara has been a teacher, instructional coach, technology coach, independent consultant and district-level coordinator.  Currently she is the Director of Instructional Technology for t... Read More →
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Renee Pfeifer-Luckett

Director, Learning Technology Development, University of Wisconsin System Administration

Thursday May 23, 2019 11:45am - 12:30pm

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