2018 A+ Education Conference
Speaker Bios

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Amy Schulting
Dyslexia Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 14: The State of Reading Well...

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Angela Hochstetter
Math Assessment Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 16: Will an A+ Student In...

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Ann Page
Math Assessment Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 16: Will an A+ Student In...

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Avisia Whiteman
Research Analyst, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 33: What Experiences Did Children...

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Bart Zwiers
CAP Specialist for Minnesota, Pearson

Session 9: Sponsored Session: Introduction...

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Dave Wheeler
Elementary Principal, Thompson Public Schools

Session 3: Creating a Culture of...

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Erin Osborn
Research Analyst, Century College

Session 29: Harnessing the Power of...

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Gayra Ostgaard
Results Measurement Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 6: New and Revised Public...
Session 19: Ed-Fi is Coming to...

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Jennifer Dugan
Director, Statewide Testing, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 31: State of the State Assessment...

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Jim Smith
Educational Trainer, Assessment and Data, No Limits Learning LLC

Session 17: The Expanding Essence of...

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John Olson
Science Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 5: Minnesota Science Standards

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Jon Vaupel
Kindergarten Entry Profile (KEP) Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 2: The Kindergarten Education...

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Joseph Curiel
Results Measurement Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 13: MDE Secure Reports

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Kathryn Olson
Data Practices Compliance Official, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 8: Data Practices and Student...

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Kirsten Rewey
Quantitative Analyst, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 15: Excel Pivot Tables

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Lindsey Hoy
Director of School Support, Anet Partner Schools in Minnesota

Session 30: Establishing a Culture...

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Megan Peterson
Technology Integration Coordinator, LCSC

Session 29: Harnessing the Power of...

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Michelle Niska
English Learner and LEAPS Implementation Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 24: Transforming Learning: Understanding...

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Penny Houtz
Education Supervisor Statewide Assessments, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 16: Will an A+ Student In...

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Rachel Berger
Dyslexia & LD Community Specialist, Microsoft

Session 10: Improving Reading and...

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Sharon Peck
Supervisor, Data Management, Division of School Finance, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 19: Ed-Fi is Coming to...

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Ursula Lentz
English Learner and LEAPS Implementation Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 24: Transforming Learning: Understanding...

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Victoria Weinberg
MTSS and Implementation Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 32: Implementing Multi-Tiered...

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Will Remmert
Principal, Eagle View Elementary

Session 25: Is Average Good Enough?

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Yu-Feng Chang
Psychometrician, Minnesota Department of Education

Session 7: Minnesota Reports and Resources