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HSTI Main Conference Sessions

What’s Your Sound Quality?

What’s Your Sound Quality?

Posted Date: 05/17/2023

A teacher who is highly aware of their values, strengths, and can also affirm their purpose is both sound and unstoppable. Mickey speaks to and works with groups on how to be sound in today’s classroo . . .

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What do Educators Need to Know to Protect Themselves Online

What do Educators Need to Know to Protect Themselves Online

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This session will look at the positives of using social media along with the legal cases educators should be aware of in today's climate. As educators, we need to know what best practices are when usi . . .

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So I am in Charge of Social Media - What do I do Now?

So I am in Charge of Social Media - What do I do Now?

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This session will be a foundational session for managing your school's social media or your specific teacher professional page: This presentation provides social media tips and tricks for content crea . . .

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Web Process Automation w/ PowerShell and BurpSuite

Web Process Automation w/ PowerShell and BurpSuite

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This session will cover an overview of the HTTP process, discuss PowerShell commands used to interact with web sites and servers, as well as Burp Suite to see and figure out the pieces needed. . . .

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Take Your Surveillance to New Heights with Turing Cloud

Take Your Surveillance to New Heights with Turing Cloud

Posted Date: 05/22/2023

This session will focus on Session name: Take Your Surveillance to New Heights with Turing Cloud  Objective: Learn about Turing’s technologies and services including AI-based video analytics (People . . .

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The Fundamentals of a Security Minded Google Admin

The Fundamentals of a Security Minded Google Admin

Posted Date: 05/24/2023

Ever heard the phrase “a good admin is an aware admin”? With security always top of mind, it’s important for Admins to be proactive and aware about potential security threats in the domain. Join us to . . .

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Data Optimization Tools (DOTs): View your student assessment data across years in new ways

Data Optimization Tools (DOTs): View your student assessment data across years in new ways

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This session will focus on viewing student assessment data (ACT Aspire, NWEA Map, Renaissance Star, and ELPA21) reports that overlay eSchool data points across multiple years. This allows for quickly . . .

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Empower Teachers and Students Through Transformative Classroom Management Technology

Empower Teachers and Students Through Transformative Classroom Management Technology

Posted Date: 06/06/2023

In an increasingly device centric world, a classroom management tool such as LanSchool is key to facilitating high-quality instruction by helping teachers keep students on task, track their progress, . . .

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The FREE tool for Arkansas Educators- Arkansas Digital Sandbox (VRSpot)

The FREE tool for Arkansas Educators- Arkansas Digital Sandbox (VRSpot)

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This strand focuses on aligning technology with teaching. Topics can include but are not limited to tools and teaching strategies, multiple literacies, developing tech proficiency, new technology trai . . .

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STEM-pocalypse Now: Equipping Students with Future-Proof Skills in the Age of AI

STEM-pocalypse Now: Equipping Students with Future-Proof Skills in the Age of AI

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

This is a dynamic session designed for both elementary and middle school STEM and science teachers who want to stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly-changing technological landscape. We will explore a . . .

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Outsmart the Robot Overlords: Revolutionize K-8 Science and STEM Education with Infini-D Learning

Outsmart the Robot Overlords: Revolutionize K-8 Science and STEM Education with Infini-D Learning

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

As we enter the age of ever-increasing AI, students will need to learn more and more how to not just memorize or regurgitate information but to truly analyze, evaluate, and use information. They’ll ne . . .

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Understanding and Responding to the K12 Cyber Landscape with K12 SIX

Understanding and Responding to the K12 Cyber Landscape with K12 SIX

Posted Date: 04/10/2023

Join Doug Levin, K12 SIX National Director, to discuss current cyber trends in K12 education. The session will provide participants with the opportunity to learn more about the K12 SIX organization, t . . .

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GLAMS: Girls Learning About Science

GLAMS: Girls Learning About Science

Posted Date: 03/14/2023

This hands-on session will allow participants learn about Girls Learning About Math and Science (GLAMS) conference held each year in El Dorado. Glams is a one day, action-packed conference held for s . . .

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Devinator’s Dozen: WiFi Best Practices

Devinator’s Dozen: WiFi Best Practices

Posted Date: 03/29/2023

This session will present the most commonly misconfigured WiFi management system settings and will discuss how and when these settings should be configured for optimal WiFi network performance. Compli . . .

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Securing Our Schools: Navigating the Future of School Security

Securing Our Schools: Navigating the Future of School Security

Posted Date: 04/03/2023

This session will focus on latest developments in visitor management systems and their relevance to the future of school security. . . .

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Increasing Your Impact: Sharing Your Story to Reach More Students

Increasing Your Impact: Sharing Your Story to Reach More Students

Posted Date: 02/27/2023

At the core of every teacher is the desire and a need to reach and impact as many students as possible. That is what motivates us, what gives us joy, and what our purpose is. While teaching in itself . . .

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Aspire to Lead as a Tech Coach

Aspire to Lead as a Tech Coach

Posted Date: 05/17/2023

The session is a guide for aspiring leaders to enhance their leadership capacity through active self-development and goal setting. Applying Joshua’s A.S.P.I.R.E. model, which is infused with his stori . . .

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Elementary Classroom Essentials: Top 5 Free Resources You Can't Afford to Miss!

Elementary Classroom Essentials: Top 5 Free Resources You Can't Afford to Miss!

Posted Date: 04/07/2023

This session will focus on the top five free technology resources for elementary classrooms that teachers can use to enhance their teaching and engage their students. . . .

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What You (IT/Admin) Need to Know When Building a New K-12 School

What You (IT/Admin) Need to Know When Building a New K-12 School

Posted Date: 05/17/2023

What you (IT/Admin) need to know during all phases of construction including pre-planning, design, building, and opening of a new school. We will discuss state recommendations, FFE and budgets, and . . .

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Let’s Remove the Barriers from Effective Family Engagement

Let’s Remove the Barriers from Effective Family Engagement

Posted Date: 05/01/2023

This session will focus on leveraging technology to build more powerful, equitable family-school partnerships that are proven to increase academic achievement & attendance. You will leave this interac . . .

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How to Stream for Your School

How to Stream for Your School

Posted Date: 03/14/2023

This session will focus on how to set up a stream, maintain and bring in students to run and edit the stream. We will train attendees on what equipment they need, how to setup the stream, and how to . . .

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How 5G improves hybrid learning and failover

How 5G improves hybrid learning and failover

Posted Date: 05/01/2023

Schools are more connected than ever. Come learn how Cradlepoint is partnering with forward-thinking schools to provide connectivity from anywhere. From classrooms and gymnasiums to buses and student . . .

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WiFi 6E and Me

WiFi 6E and Me

Posted Date: 05/01/2023

This session will focus on WiFi 6E, how to use it, what to enable, and other tidbits. . . .

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Physical Security and Technology (Tech Talk)

Physical Security and Technology (Tech Talk)

Posted Date: 03/20/2023

As technology expands, so does the CTO’s role in other areas of schooling. One of these recent areas is physical security and safety. Join TEL-AR in this discussion of security and safety technology . . .

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CTOs Getting to the Admin Table

CTOs Getting to the Admin Table

Posted Date: 05/17/2023

The role of technology coordinator is changing into the leadership role of a CTO. As technology leaders, we must continually work to improve our leadership skills and build trust in our ability to fa . . .

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