Office for Education Policy

2012 OEP Conference:
Improving Student Achievement Through Technology

Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, AR
Salon C of the Grand Ballroom
Thursday May 17th, 2012

Richard Abernathy

"Education and Technology in Arkansas: Opportunity and Challenges Ahead"
Richard Abernathy, Executive Director of the Arkansas Association of Educational ‎Administrators (AAEA)‎
Richard Abernathy currently serves as the Executive Director of the AAEA. He has served in ‎education system for 25 years. He has extensive experience in the Arkansas public education ‎system as a teacher, principal, and superintendent

"Education Technology Panel: How Technology is being used in Arkansas Schools"

Dr. Frank Holman, Superintendent, Lincoln Consolidated Schools

Matt Colburn, Chief Operating Officer, KIPP Delta

Dr. Dennis Beck, Clinical Professor of Educational Technology, University of Arkansas
These panelists discussed how educational technology is being utilized in their respective school districts and across the state. To view the presentations from Matt Colburn and Dennis Beck, click on their names above.‎

Education Technology Panel

Sundar Subbarayan "Instructional Practices that Promote Learning in the Digital Age "
Sundar Subbarayan, Khan Academy
Mr. Subbarayan leads partnerships with schools to implement Khan Academy in the classrooms. Mr. Subbarayan was previously a consultant at Mckinsey & Co. leading operation transformation projects and has served as Product anager at Google and Microsoft .‎

"Enhancing Learning in the Digital Age by Building Instructional and Infrasructural Capacity "
Bevil Wooding, Chief Knowledge Office of Congress-WBN  
Mr. Wooding has designed, developed, and implemented ICT solutions for governments, private sector, and non-profit organizations around the world. Mr. Wooding is the Chief Knowledge Office of Congress-WBN, and also holds positions in numerous non-profits, including Executive Director of BrightPath Foundation ans as an internet strategist for Packet Clearing House.‎
Bevil Wooding

2012 OEP Conference Attendees

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