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K-12 iPad Initiatives and Implementation Forum

A One Day Forum on Making iPad Initiatives Successful

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Bluemont Hall, K-State Campus, Manhattan

K-12 iPad Initiatives and Implementation Forum

The K-12 iPad Initiatives + Implementation Forum, sponsored by the K-State College of Education, is designed for school technology directors and administrators. The day’s focus will be on making an iPad Initiative successful. We will discuss your plans, answer your questions, and hear your concerns on all aspects of implementing an iPad Initiative.

These sessions will be open discussions for gathering and distributing information on the following topics:

  • Administrative
    • iPad Initiative planning, purchase, distribution, and maintenance

    • Apple Ecosystem and VPP on apps

    • Policy Issues – review what everyone uses and why

    • Staff Development – preparing them for the iPad

    • Curriculum Development - integrating the iPad into the curriculum

  • Technical
    • Infrastructure Considerations – deploying an MDM solution

    • iPad Management Solutions – the cloud services

    • BYOD – the good, the bad, & the ugly

    • Securing the iPad – physical and data

  • Successful Deployment


7:30-8:00Registration (Bluemont Hall First Floor Lobby)
8:00-8:20Welcome Kickoff (Bluemont 101)
 Initiatives and Implementation (Bluemont 344)
8:30-9:25Abilene School District - Denise Guy and Chris Cooper
9:30-10:25El Dorado School District - Doug and Julie Jensen
10:30-11:25Derby School District - Drew Lane
11:30-12:25Atchison School District - Donna Noll and Robert Mueller
 Curriculum Development
(Bluemont 344)
Infrastructure Design
(Bluemont 343)

Abilene School District
Kim Funston and
David McClain

Derby School District
Drew Lane
Abilene School District
Mike Liby and Kent Unruh
Atchison School District
Donna Noll
K-State College of Education
Matthew Heinrich
2:00-2:55El Dorado School District
Julie and Doug Jensen
3:00-3:30Wrap Up and Q&A (Bluemont 344)


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