Join us to meet with district leaders and participate in actionable sessions, group discussions and networking to expand your PLN.

Thursday, October 12, 2023
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Site Visit: Development Learning Center-Warren 

Attendees will visit the Development Learning Center of Warren, which provides a public school program based on the principles of applied behavior analysis for students with autism or autistic-like behavior. Attendees will tour facilities as well as have an opportunity to visit the first Esports center dedicated to and for students with different learning skills. The tour will end with an opportunity to speak to staff and learn more about the important work they do. 

Location: 217 Mountainview Rd, Warren, NJ 07059

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Dinner at Old Man Rafferty’s

Relax, meet new friends, and reconnect with colleagues at the opening Summit dinner.

Location: 106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Friday, October 13, 2023
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Welcome & Keynote: Teach for Tomorrow

In this keynote, Dr. Adam Phyall will discuss our students' challenges and opportunities. He will tackle how to best leverage our best resources to provide Access, Connectivity, and Tasks that will have all students ready to meet the challenges of tomorrow, today! 

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Group Activity or Partner Meetings

During this breakout, attendees either participate in a group activity or meet with industry partners. 


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Generative AI in Schools
Alana Winnick, Author and Host of The Generative Age podcast, Educational Technology Director/Data Protection Officer for Pocantico Hills CCD, and NYSCATE Hudson Valley Director talks with Dr. Adam Pease, Assistant Superintendent of Chappaqua CSD, about how Chappaqua has embraced the use of Generative AI, exploring its potential while maintaining academic integrity, and fostering a culture of responsibility. 


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Meet the Partners


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Data Privacy & Security
How do districts manage access to data in safe, efficient ways in the age of AI? Attendees share their policies and best practices.

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Scholastic Esports: More Than Just Gaming
In this session, Evan Abramson offers a deeper dive into the Development Learning Center of Warren's esports center, which attendees visited on the first day of the Summit. He will discuss how their esports programs provide their students with meaningful career and STEM education alongside their tournament experience.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Group Activity or Partner Meetings

During this breakout, attendees either participate in a group activity or meet with industry partners. 


3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Portrait of an Innovator    

What does innovation look like in practice? Adam Phyall, Director of Professional Learning and Leadership at All4Ed, leads an interactive session that breaks down the components of innovation, including collaborative leadership, instruction, infrastructure, PL, and community partnerships. Attendees work in teams to share ideas and best practices within each component to create a framework they can take back to their districts and put into action. 


4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Closing Keynote/Activity & Awards Ceremony 

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