Emerging Issues in Education Technology

F3/CETPA Executive Leadership Summit

DATE: September 29, 2017
 TIME: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Capistrano Unified School District
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

CETPA Member Exclusive Discount Rate (All inclusive-Lunch provided): $125


Personalized Learning: Driving Change Through Transformative Leadership

Personalized learning is powerful and can drive student success more effectively than virtually
anything else. Technology has made this customization both more possible and more challenging.
Tailoring instruction presents many questions; district leaders must guide the conversation to find

Key considerations include:

  •    Engaging your board in setting visionary goals
  •    Moving technology beyond the silo of I.T.
  •    Aligning policies to implement customized instruction


10am Welcome – Andrea Bennett

10:05am Keynote

11:00am Andrea Bennett

11:15am Peter Fagen

Noon Lunch

12:30pm Gretchen Shipley

1:00pm – Mark Williams and Steve Carr

1:30pm – Questions and Wrap up

2:00pm - Adjourn


Keynote Presenter

Devin Vodicka, Ed.D.
Director of Innovation, Alt School
Former Superintendent, Vista Unified School District
ACSA California Superintendent of the Year 2015

      As superintendent of Vista USD, Devin Vodicka was invited to the White House nine times;
      both in recognition for district-wide achievements and to partner on national efforts with the
      U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology, and the Digital Promise League
     of Innovative Schools. In May 2017, he was named AltSchool’s Chief Impact Officer; in this role
     he will guide the design and strategy of the company’s personalized learning platform, as it
     prepares the platform for expansion into a growing community of private, charter and public schools.



Additional Presenters

Andrea Bennett, Executive Director, CETPA

     Exploring the changing role of the IT Director

Peter Fagen, Partner, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost

     Peter will draw on his extensive experience to connect Devin’s “big picture” intro to practical
     and policy issues for districts, including governance (how to be a visionary board to transform
     learning), teacher evaluation, student discipline/behavior, procurement, facilities, etc.

Gretchen Shipley, Attorney, F3

     Topic will cover policies

Mark Williams, Attorney, F3

Steve Carr, CETPA President

     Co-presenter on the CSPA/CSPDA – privacy program that CETPA manages with Ventura
     County Office of Education