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Igniting Innovation 2020

The CAPSS’ Innovation Committee is pleased to offer the third annual Igniting Innovation Conference to share and celebrate pioneering designs and strategies in education. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from visionary leaders and colleagues as they describe how they created imaginative and resourceful approaches that address current and emerging needs of learners. Superintendents are encouraged to bring team members.


REGISTER EARLY, SEATING IS LIMITED!

REGISTER

Sacred Heart University - Guest House, West Campus
3135 Easton Turnpike  |  Fairfield, CT 06825
Parking
Upon entering the West Campus, follow signs to either the Upper Outer Parking Lot for the Guest House and overflow parking is available at the Outer West Garage.


AGENDA

(A light breakfast and lunch is included.)

7:00AM

EARLY BIRD TOUR (optional)

Tour the world-class facilities on Sacred Heart University's West Campus. The tour includes the new Innovation Center, IDEA Lab iHub, MakerSpace and innovative academic and study spaces.

8:00AM

BREAKFAST & NETWORKING

8:30AM

WELCOME

Fran Rabinowitz
Executive Director
Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS)

Christopher Clouet
Superintendent
Shelton Public Schools

Miguel A. Cardona, Ed.D.
Commissioner of Education
Connecticut State Department of Education

Michael P. Alfano, Ph.D.
Dean, Isabelle Farrington College of Education
Sacred Heart University

Martha J. Crawford, Ph.D.
Dean, Jack Welch College of Business & Technology
Sacred Heart University

9:00AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Richard Lemons, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Connecticut Center for School Change
Instructor, Education Studies Program, Yale University
Innovation and Improvement in Education:  Guidance from Research and Examples from Practice

9:30AM

GUEST SPEAKER

Dawn Benaitis, Ed.D.
Senior Director of School Partnerships
Right At School

10:00AM

IGNITE TALKS

10:30AM

GREETINGS

Governor Ned Lamont

11:00AM

TOURS OF WEST CAMPUS & BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Selection of breakout sessions and tours will be sent to registered participants prior to the event.

Tours of Sacred Heart University Innovation Campus:
Tour the world-class facilities on Sacred Heart University's West Campus. The tour includes the new Innovation Center, IDEA Lab iHub, MakerSpace and innovative academic and study spaces.

Breakout Sessions by:
zSpace (mobile classroom), Newsela and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


SPONSORED BY:

Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance logo

 

Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board logo

 

Electric Boat logo

 

Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative Eastern CT logo

 

PRESENTING BUSINESS PARTNER:

Right At School logo

 


EXHIBITORS

Audio Enhancement (CAPSS' Business Partner)

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Right At School (CAPSS' Business Partner)