BLC16 has ended
Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.

Featured Speakers

avatar for Dr. Eric Mazur

Dr. Eric Mazur

Harvard University
avatar for David Malan

David Malan

Harvard University
Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
avatar for Robert Goodman

Robert Goodman

New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning
Executive Director
avatar for Ted Dintersmith

Ted Dintersmith

What School Could Be


avatar for Edward Aldarelli

Edward Aldarelli

Freehold Township Schools
Principal of the West Freehold School
avatar for Robert Holst Andersen

Robert Holst Andersen

The association of Danish Pupils
Head of Secretary
avatar for Pana Asavavatana

Pana Asavavatana

Taipei American School
PreK-1 Technology and Design Coach
avatar for Christine Bates

Christine Bates

Edith C. Baker School, Brookline, MA
First Grade Classroom Teacher
avatar for Randy Brown

Randy Brown

Monroe School District
avatar for Mary Lou Buell

Mary Lou Buell

Weymouth High School
history teacher
avatar for Amy Burvall

Amy Burvall

Education Consultant and Author
Author and Consultant
avatar for Kathy Cassidy

Kathy Cassidy

Prairie South School Division
avatar for Jessica Caviness

Jessica Caviness

Coppell High School
avatar for Natasha Chornesky

Natasha Chornesky

Computer Science Acacemic Evangelist
avatar for Suzanna Clavello

Suzanna Clavello

Education Service Center, Region 20
Coordinator, Digital Age Learning
avatar for Melissa Cleaver

Melissa Cleaver

Omaha Public School
Common Sense Education Outreach Coordinator
avatar for Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper

Region 11
Digital Learning Consultant
avatar for Tracy Crowley

Tracy Crowley

Wheeling CCSD21
Information Literacy Specialist
avatar for Sue Cusack

Sue Cusack

Lesley University
Asst Professor, Dir. Lesley STEAM Learning Lab
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District
Common Core / Technology ToSA
avatar for Ymasumac Maranon Davis

Ymasumac Maranon Davis

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
Digital Learning Project Specialist
avatar for Mandi Dimitriadis

Mandi Dimitriadis

Makers Empire
Director of Learning
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

String Theory Schools
Director of Innovation
avatar for Tammy Dunbar

Tammy Dunbar

Manteca Unified School District
avatar for Jacy Edelman

Jacy Edelman

Lesley STEAM Learning Lab
Assistant Director
avatar for Daniel Fehlauer

Daniel Fehlauer

Dexter Southfield
Physics Teacher
avatar for Jordan Garrett

Jordan Garrett

Berwyn South School District 100
Instructional Director
avatar for Michael Gorman

Michael Gorman

November Learning
November Learning Consultant
avatar for Ann Graboski

Ann Graboski

West Hartford Public Schools
Kindergarten Teacher
avatar for Nathaniel Granor

Nathaniel Granor

Lead Program Manager
avatar for Mary Grow

Mary Grow

East Irondequoit CSD
avatar for Kreg Hanning

Kreg Hanning

Lesley STEAM Learning Lab
Director of Technology and Innovation
avatar for Mig Hayes

Mig Hayes

Carolina Friends School
Teacher/Media Specialist
avatar for Chuck Holland

Chuck Holland

Richland Two
Director fir Instructional Technology
avatar for Melissa Hughes

Melissa Hughes

Andrick Group
Founder and President
avatar for Dr Jeff Huguenin

Dr Jeff Huguenin

Freehold Township Schools
Principal of the Catena School
avatar for Sara Kajder

Sara Kajder

University of Georgia
Assistant Professor
avatar for Ross Kasun

Ross Kasun

Freehold Township School District in Freehold, New Jersey
avatar for Lynne Kenney

Lynne Kenney

Schutz American School
Schutz American School
avatar for Joy Kirr

Joy Kirr

Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
7th grade ELA Teacher
avatar for Caitlin Krause

Caitlin Krause

avatar for Darren Kuropatwa

Darren Kuropatwa

Hanover School Division,
Director of Learning
avatar for Jennifer Lanier

Jennifer Lanier

Summit Parkway Middle School, Richland School District Two
Media Specialist
avatar for John Leighton

John Leighton

Franklin High School
DLI / US History Teacher
avatar for Tami Lenker

Tami Lenker

Technology and Learning Coach
avatar for Jacqueline Levine

Jacqueline Levine

Coordinator of Regional Literacy and Teacher Center Services
avatar for Karen Lirenman

Karen Lirenman

Surrey School District
SAIL Academy, Brookside Elementary
avatar for Brian Lukoff

Brian Lukoff

Perusall LLC
Co-founder and CEO
avatar for Neal Manegold

Neal Manegold

Senior Manager, Education
avatar for Carol Martin

Carol Martin

Sylacauga City Schools
Director of Instruction and Intervention
avatar for Jeff Maxim

Jeff Maxim

Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School
Computer Science Teacher
avatar for Kelly Means

Kelly Means

Omaha Public Schools
Project Coordinator
avatar for Matt Meyers

Matt Meyers

Greenwich High School
CS Program Writer
avatar for Alan November

Alan November

November Learning
Senior Partner & Founder

Mary Cotillo and Erin O'Leary

(aka The Crazy Reading Ladies)
avatar for Katie O'Shaughnessey

Katie O'Shaughnessey

Hopkins School
Computer Science Teacher
avatar for Mike Pennington

Mike Pennington

Independence Local Schools
Director of Tecnology
avatar for JD Pirtle

JD Pirtle

Catherine Cook School
Director of Innovation
avatar for Lauren Pittman

Lauren Pittman

Holly Spring Elementary STEM Academy
Special Education Teacher
avatar for Aaron Polansky

Aaron Polansky

Old Colony RVTHS
avatar for Nicole Quick

Nicole Quick

East Irondequoit Central School District
Instructional Technology Specialist
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

November Learning
Co-Director, BLC16
avatar for Susan F. Reeves

Susan F. Reeves

Education Service Center, Region 20
Consultant, Digital Age Learning
avatar for Paul Reynolds

Paul Reynolds

FableVision and Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, & Creativity
Author, Cofounder
avatar for Peter Reynolds

Peter Reynolds

FableVision Learning
avatar for Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson

Edith C. Baker School, Brookline, MA
First Grade Classroom Teacher

Terri Robson

East Irondequoit Central School District
School Principal
avatar for Lainie Rowell

Lainie Rowell

Orange County Department of Education
Educational Consultant
avatar for Larisa Schelkin

Larisa Schelkin

NASA GLOBE Partner/Teaching Faculty UNITAR Global Diplomacy Fellowship New York/Global STEM Education Center, Inc
NASA GLOBE Educator, UNITAR Global Diplomacy Faculty
avatar for Kathy Schrock

Kathy Schrock

Wilkes University
Educational Technologist; Adjunct Instructor
avatar for Benjamin Scragg

Benjamin Scragg

The Ohio State University
Program Manger - College Ready Ohio
avatar for Carolyn Staudt

Carolyn Staudt

Concord Consortium
Senior Scientist
avatar for Christine Stearns

Christine Stearns

New Boston Central School/Find-Your-Balance Educational Services
avatar for Phil Stubbs

Phil Stubbs

Verso Learning
Education Director
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
avatar for Heather Sutkowski

Heather Sutkowski

Computer Science Teacher and Code.org PD Facilitator
avatar for Joseph Sutorius

Joseph Sutorius

East Irondequoit CSD
Chief Information Officer
avatar for Cecilie Tang-Brock

Cecilie Tang-Brock

The association of Danish Pupils
Head of Projects
avatar for Homa Sabet Tavangar

Homa Sabet Tavangar

Growing Up Global
Global Education Advisor
avatar for Donna Teuber

Donna Teuber

Richland School District Two
Innovation Program Designer
avatar for Silvia Tolisano

Silvia Tolisano

AASSA Social Media Coordinator
Author & Consultant
avatar for Marc Turner

Marc Turner

Dent Middle School, Richland School District Two
TLC Lead Teacher
avatar for Joyce Valenza

Joyce Valenza

Rutgers University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Ian VanderSchee

Ian VanderSchee

Coppell ISD
Educator, CISD
avatar for Craig Verbruggen

Craig Verbruggen

Bishop Druitt College
Head of Mathematics, eLearning Coordinator
avatar for Craig Vroom

Craig Vroom

Hilliard Weaver Middle School
Middle Level Principal
avatar for Sara Wilkie

Sara Wilkie

Sara Wilkie: Head Learning Designer and Doer, November Learning
avatar for Tracey Winstone

Tracey Winstone

International School of Amsterdam
avatar for Susan Worsnup

Susan Worsnup

International School of Amsterdam
Lower School IT Facilitator

David Yates

East Irondequoit Central School District
Director of Communications
avatar for Kristin Ziemke

Kristin Ziemke

Keynote and Featured Speaker
avatar for Michelle Zimmerman

Michelle Zimmerman

Renton Prep
Director of Teaching and Learning