Summer Spark 2018 schedule information will be posted here in mid-April. 

An overview agenda for the two days is posted here for reference.

For an example of all the great sessions and activities, please view last year's Summer Spark 2017 full schedule at

We look forward to having you join us!


8:00 a.m.      Registration - Welcome Breakfast
8:30 Introduction/Goal Setting
8:45 Dave Burgess Keynote

Attendees will participate in one of 15 scheduled track options* in the middle of day one. Each track option will feature three separate sessions with different presenters and topics.

To view track session descriptions and presenters, click on the tracks below:

Assessment and Grading, Connected Educator, Engagement, Flipped Classroom, GAFE, Gamification, Genius Hour, Global Education, Innovative Elementary, Leadership, PBL, and Technology.

11:00 Track Session I                          
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 Track Session II
2:00 Track Session III

Attendees will choose from one of five Featured Presentations at the end of day one. (Specific Featured Presentations, including presenters and topics, will be made available by the end of March.)

3:00           Featured Presentations (click for details)
4:00 Dave Burgess Closing
4:30 End of Day
6:00 Evening Activity


8:00 a.m.   Light Breakfast
8:30 Featured Presentations (click for details)

Attendees will participate in one of several Open Session forums in the morning on day two. Different topics and facilitators will be offered at the 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. sessions. (Specific session topics/presenters will be made available by the end of March.)

9:30 Open Sessions (click for details)
10:30    Open Sessions (click for details)
11:30 Lunch

Participants will come together to learn about the two afternoon options: unconference sessions and individual work/small group collaboration. Unconference session topics will be developed and scheduled, and participants can then choose to either attend the unconference sessions or do individual or small group work.

12:15 p.m. Planning Time
12:45 Unconference Sessions 1 or Individual/Small Group Work
1:45 Unconference Sessions 2 or Individual/Small Group Work
2:45 Unconference Sessions 3 or Individual/Small Group Work
3:45 Evaluation and Reflection; Share takeaways, survey, and raffle
    • Arts Integration

    • Assessment and Grading

    • Connected Educator

    • Engagement

    • Flipped Classroom

    • GAFE

    • Gamification

    • Genius Hour

    • Global Education

    • Innovative Elementary

    • Leadership

    • PBL

    • STEM

    • Technology

Prekindergarten (age 3) - Grade 12 • Independent • Coeducational
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