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NETA Conference & an Excellence Challenge

Last week I attended the Nebraska Educational Technology Association Fall Conference in Kearney, NE.

Located in the Younes Conference Center, literally steps away from the hotel - Younes was a beautiful center for this conference.

Key noting and providing multiple breakout sessions for the fall conference, was Jimmy Casas. Jimmy alone made this trip worth the 3.5 hours of driving.

Here is the rundown of the sessions that I attended:
Welcome & Keynote - Start. Right. Now. - Moving Beyond the Status Quo
Cultivating a Culture of Excellence
What Connected Educators do Differently
Teaching and Leading for Excellence: From Beliefs to Behaviors
Beyond the Fine Print: Legal Issues for School Tech Officials
'If You Build It, They will Come...but Only if They can Help Build It Too.'
Twitter…Is It Really a Game Changer?
If you would like to see all of the conference handouts - you can access those here.

Here were my big takeaways:

It starts with a mindsetEveryone has the capacity to leadLive…