EdTech Center’s Guide to Proliteracy 2022

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Join us at the 2022 Proliteracy conference on October 2 -5 in San Antonio! View the guide for our presentations below or visit our mobile app (and add it to your home screen) for a handheld schedule, resources, and more. You can also follow us on Twitter for live updates. See you soon!

Day & Time Session Title Presenters
Monday October 3
9:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
Salon C
SkillBlox and the EdTech Maker Space: Catalyzing Collaboration to Build an Open Content Ecosystem Jeff Goumas, Digital Learning Lead
Alison Ascher-Webber, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Rachel Riggs, Digital Learning Specialist
Monday October 3
10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
Room 11
Innovative Remote ESOL Programming and Instruction Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research
Annalisa Crowe, Research and Program Support Associate
Monday October 3
12:00 PM -1:15 PM
Salon EF
PANEL:
Be a Part of ALL IN – A National Movement to Advance Literacy
Mark Vineis, ProLiteracy Don Finn, COABE
Priyanka Sharma, World Education
Federico Salas-Isnardi, Houston Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy
Deborah Kennedy, National Coalition for Literacy
Felicia Cumings-Smith, National Center for Families Learning
Monday October 3
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Salon C
English Now! Blended Learning Circles for ELLs Priyanka Sharma, Vice President-US
Kathleen O’Connell, English Now! & Workplace Education Coordinator
Alison Ascher Webber, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Monday October 3
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Salon A
Tune Your Text: Tech to Support Readability of Digital Texts Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research
Kathy Crowley, Co-Founder, Readability Matters
Marjorie Jordan, Co-Founder, Readability Matters
Rick Treitman, Entrepreneur in Residence, Adobe
Monday October 3
2:45 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Salon D
PANEL:
Distance Education and the Future of Instruction
Vinod Lobo, Founder and CEO, Learning Upgrade
Monica Orsot, Adult Education Director, The Literacy Council of Southwest Louisiana
Theresa Sladek, Strategic Partnerships & Northstar Business Development, Literacy Minnesota
Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research, EdTech Center @ World Education
Jeff Goumas (Moderator), Digital Learning Lead, EdTech Center @ World Education
Monday October 3
4:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m.
Salon D
A Guide to Blended Learning David J. Rosen, President, Newsome Associates
Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research
Tuesday October 4
8:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
Salon F
Learning About Learning Circles Priyanka Sharma, Vice President US, World Education
David J. Rosen, Newsome Associates, ProLiteracy Board Member
Laura Dohner, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers of Otsego and Delaware Counties
Ricqui Brooks, Grant Manager, ProLiteracy
Michele Diecuch, Senior Director of Programs, ProLiteracy
Tuesday October 4
9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Salon A
Unpacking Employer-Supported Education & Learner Experiences Kathy Harris, Director, Literacy, Language, and Technology Research Group at Portland State University
Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research
Jill Castek, Researcher, Literacy, Language, and Technology Research Group at Portland State University, Department of Applied Linguistics
Tuesday October 4
10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Salon F
Digital Navigators: Close Divides, Connect to Opportunity Priyanka Sharma, Vice President-US
Alison Ascher Webber, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Catalina Gonzalez, Founder, Literacy4All
Tuesday October 4
2:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Salon A
Implementing Digital Literacy, Skills, and Resilience in Adult Education Jamie Harris, Digital Skills Senior Technical Advisor
Rachel Pleasants McDonnell, Associate Director, JFF
Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research
Jeff Goumas, Digital Learning Lead
Alison Ascher Webber, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Tuesday October 4
3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Room 12
DIGITAL US: Building Digital Skills, Resilience & Equity  

Alison Ascher Webber, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Priyanka Sharma, Vice President-US

Tuesday October 4
3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Salon D
Reducing Poverty, Improving Health, and Criminal Justice Reform David J. Rosen, President, Newsome Associates
Stephen Reder, Co-Founder and Steering Committee Member, Open Door Collective
Margaret Patterson, Steering Committee member, Open Door Collective, and Senior Researcher at Research Allies for Lifelong Learning
John Comings, Senior Literacy Consultant

 

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