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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 mindset Every