Microsoft Education at FETC 2020

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We’re excited to be a Platinum sponsor of the FETC Annual Conference in Miami, FL, January 14-17. FETC offers a variety of sessions designed to foster hands-on and collaborative learning that focus on K-12’s most pressing challenges and technological needs. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities and informative breakout sessions.

This year Microsoft is offering more leader-focused content at FETC, as you’ll see the sessions below include some specifically curated for school leaders.  These sessions showcase how districts use Microsoft technologies to improve student outcomes, enhance inclusive classrooms, and facilitate district initiatives with enterprise-grade digital tools. Read on to learn more about Microsoft at FETC.

Conference Sessions

Booth Sessions

Sessions from Your Peers

Microsoft Conference Breakout Sessions: Room 228A

During the conference, Microsoft will deliver several sessions focused on some of the biggest trends in EdTech. So, whether you’re a teacher, school or system leader, or IT administrator, we’ve got plenty for you.

And whether or not you’re working in an Office 365 school, as an educator, you can still sign up for Office 365 and other Microsoft tools for free! What’s more, you can run those on a range of devices. Be sure to check out informational sessions from ed tech influencers Leslie Fisher and Holly Clark, who will be leading several sessions showing you how to make all that happen. Look for details on those sessions and many others below.

Tuesday, January 14

Time Session Name Primary Audience
9:00 AM-
9:50 AM
20 in 50:  Twenty ways AI is built into Office 365 to revolutionize your productivity School Leader
10:00 AM-
10:50 AM
Mixed Reality: New places and spaces for learning Ed Tech/Technology Leader
11:00 AM-
11:50 AM
Personalized & inclusive learning to increase student outcomes with Microsoft Learning Tools School Leader/Educator
12:00 PM-
12:50 PM
Explore new realities with FlipgridAR, #GridPals, and more! Educator
1:00 PM-
1:50 PM
Transform your classroom device management using Microsoft Intune for Education Technology Leader
2:00 PM-
2:50 PM
Redefining the block – Minecraft Education in the curriculum Educator
3:00 PM-
3:50 PM
OneNote & Microsoft Teams: Better together Educator
4:00 PM-
4:50 PM
Going Rogue with Microsoft with Leslie Fisher Educator


Microsoft Conference Breakout Sessions: Room Ocean Drive D

Wednesday, January 15

Time Session Name Primary Audience
9:00 AM-
9:50 AM
Going rogue with Microsoft – complete with tips and tricks Educator
12:00 PM-
12:50 PM
Personalized & inclusive learning to increase student outcomes with Microsoft Learning Tools School Leader/Educator
1:00 PM-
1:50 PM
Do you have what it takes to escape? Digital OneNote Escape Room Educator
2:00 PM-
2:50 PM
Transforming Collier County Schools with Microsoft Office 365 School Leader
3:00 PM-
3:50 PM
The interACTIVE classroom with the Merrills Educator

Thursday, January 16

Time Session Name Primary Audience 
9:00 AM-
9:50 AM
You can do WHAT with Microsoft Teams? Educator
10:00 AM-
10:50 AM
Keeping secure and compliant with Microsoft 365: A customer journey School Leader
11:00 AM-
11:50 AM
Taking ed tech to the next level with Microsoft Teams School Leader
12:00 PM-
12:50 PM
Let it Flow, Let it Flow Educator
1:00 PM-
1:50 PM
Scholastic Esports: The new revolution in learning and workforce School Leader
2:00 PM-
2:50 PM
Let’s Chat! – A Collaborative Discussion on Enhancing Communication with Microsoft Educator
3:00 PM-
3:50 PM
Taking IT to TI: Instructional technology to technology innovation using Microsoft Teams School Leader

Friday, January 17

Time Session Name Primary Audience
9:00 AM-
9:50 AM
20 in 50:  Twenty ways AI is built into Office 365 to revolutionize your productivity Educator
10:00 AM-
10:50 AM
Administrators lead the way:  Closing the achievement gap with Learning Tools and more School Leader
11:00 AM-
11:50 AM
Let’s Team Up!  Getting started with Microsoft Teams Educator

Learn Live Theater: Booth 2419

Wednesday, January 15-Friday, January 17

Visit us in booth 2419 to learn more about student-centered learning tools, including 20-minute spotlight sessions featuring productivity and accessibility, demos and more!

Wednesday, January 15

Time Session Name Primary Audience
12:30 PM-
12:50 PM
Amplifying each student’s unique voice within Teams Educator
1:00 PM-
1:20 PM
Explore new realities with FlipgridAR, #GridPals, and more! Educator
1:30 PM-
1:50 PM
Inclusion in the modern classroom School Leader/Educator
2:00 PM-
2:20 PM
How to support dyslexia and dysgraphia roadblocks with Office Lens Educator
2:30 PM-
2:50 PM
Inclusive learning with Minecraft: Education Edition All
3:00 PM-
3:20 PM
Game To Grow: Building an Evidence-based scholastic esports program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools Educator
3:30 PM-
3:50 PM
The breakthrough communication: Microsoft Translator Educator
4:00 PM-
4:20 PM
Inclusion in the modern classroom School Leader/Educator
4:30 PM-
4:50 PM
The Microsoft I did not know about with Leslie Fisher All

Thursday, January 16

Time Session Name Primary Audience
10:30 AM-
10:50 AM
How Minecraft ignites STEM learning: Stories from the classroom Educator
11:00 AM-
11:20 AM
How to support students struggling to access grade level content with Immersive Reader Educator
11:30 AM-
11:50 PM
Share, showcase, and celebrate #StudentVoice with Flipgrid Educator
12:00 PM-
12:20 PM
NASEF Scholastic Fellow Program: Professional learning communities and opportunities for educators in esports + learning All
12:30 PM-
12:50 PM
Inclusive classroom in Teams: Managing instruction and assignments for different learning types Educator
1:00 PM-
1:20 PM
Meet the Authors: Microsoft Infused Classroom with Holly Clark, The Merrills & Felisa Ford Educator
1:30 PM-
1:50 PM
Keeping Secure and Compliant with Microsoft 365: A Customer Journey School Leader/Ed Tech
2:00 PM-
2:20 PM
Managing iOS devices with Intune for Education Ed Tech
2:30 PM-
2:50 PM
Inclusion in the modern classroom Educator
3:00 PM-
3:20 PM
Inclusive learning with Minecraft: Education Edition Educator
3:30 PM-
3:50 PM
Customize Microsoft Teams for your institution using apps Educator
4:00 PM-
4:20 PM
Explore new realities with FlipgridAR, #GridPals, and more! School Leader/Educator
4:30 PM-
4:50 PM
Build inclusive classrooms with Microsoft Education Educator

Friday, January 17

Time Session Name  
9:00 AM-
9:20 AM
Inclusive classroom in Teams: Managing instruction and assignments for different learning types Educator
9:30 AM-
9:50 AM
Minecraft in Early Childhood & Elementary Education Educator
10:00 AM-
10:20 AM
Transforming the media center with Minecraft: Education Edition Educator
10:30 PM-
10:50 AM
Build inclusive classrooms with Microsoft Education School Leader/Educator
11:00 AM-11:20 AM Saving time and assessing better with Microsoft Forms Educator
11:30 AM
11:50 PM
Share, showcase, and celebrate #StudentVoice with Flipgrid Educator

Hear from your peers and attend additional sessions found below.

Wednesday, January 15

Time Session Name
9:45 AM-
10:25 AM
Integrating Microsoft Teams with a LOR in Fulton County Schools
2:00PM-
4:00 PM
Leading School Design Change Supported by Microsoft Transformation Framework

Thursday, January 16

Time Session Name
10:00 AM-11:00 AM Going Rogue With Microsoft
11:00 AM-
11:40 AM
Effective Strategies for School-Wide Efficiency Through Teams
12:00 PM-
12:40 PM
Encouraging Anytime, Anywhere Reading and Personalized Learning with Digital Tools
12:00 PM-
12:40 PM
Microsoft Learning Tools for Students who Struggle With Reading and Writing
1:00 PM-
1:40 PM
PowerApps, Workflow Automation from Classroom to Boardroom
1:00 PM-
1:40 PM
Digital Escape Rooms!
1:00 PM-
1:40 PM
How I Fooled Administration Into Letting Me Teach Microsoft Imagine Academy
1:00 PM-
1:40 PM
Transitioning From Block to Text-Based Coding With Microsoft MakeCode
2:00 PM-
2:40 PM
Microsoft Tools You Don’t Know About Because They Aren’t Google
3:00 PM-
3:40 PM
Rethinking Reading: Tools That Support Customization and Enhance Learning
3:00 PM-
3:40 PM
Getting Started on Your Journey to Microsoft!
3:15 PM-
3:45 PM
Integrating Microsoft ClassNotebook

Friday, January 17

Time Session Name
10:00 AM-
11:00 AM
Admin 365: Microsoft Tools for School Leaders
11:00 AM-
11:40 AM
Driving Change With Office 365
11:00 AM-
11:40 AM
Adapted Gaming: Enhancing Motor and Communication Skills Through Gaming
11:00 AM-
11:40 AM
TeleEducation: Improving Homebound Instruction for Chronically Ill Students
11:00 AM-
11:40 AM
Collaborative Classroom With Microsoft Tools

 Schedule subject to change.

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