IO EXPO WEST SPRING 2017

Thank you for your interest in IO Expo West.

Online Registration is currently closed, but you may still register in-person with us at the Hilton, and you may also reserve your room online with the Hilton.

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!

Daily Schedules and Session Information

IO Education will be providing snacks and desserts throughout the day.

Download the PDF version of the Conference Agenda.
8:00AM - 8:55AM
Riverview Dining Room

Registration and Breakfast

9:00AM - 9:30AM
The Forum

Welcome Address

9:30AM - 9:55AM
The Forum

New Product Introduction

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by Jeremy O'Neil
Front Studio

Session 1 - IO Assessment Reporting

IO Assessment has pre-built, canned reports that can be easily accessed at the click of a mouse. Allow our Implementation Team to give you a tour of the many types of pre-built reports that are available, and how to access them. Most IO Assessment reports are pre-made for our users, but this session will also show a preview of our advanced reporting.

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by Paul LoBoen and Neal Robbins
The Forum

Session 1 - DDC to IO Assessment

"Wondering why we are moving to IO Assessment from DDC? This session will highlight all of the features IO Assessments offers that DDC did not including: Item banks, Online Testing, Multiple scanning options, Superior, reporting, And more"

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by Aggie Craft
Old Slip

Session 1 - PALS and PALS Espanol

Effective literacy instruction is key to growth. The Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) provides a comprehensive assessment of student knowledge of the literacy fundamentals required for successful reading. Have a large Spanish-speaking population? PALS español provides equivalent information for Spanish literacy development. Join this session for a look at how PALS and PALS español provides teachers with the information they need to tailor instruction for pre-K through 8th grade students.

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by Stephanie RIng
Wall Hub North

Session 1 - Are Your Students Making Progress?

Remember Data Tools, where we just gave you a single metric to measure student progress? Since you know your school's needs better than we do, Insights gives you the power to make your own metrics. But with great power comes great responsibility. This workshop will walk you through all of the metric options in Insights and how to use them in the most effective manner.

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by Sam Banks and Giovanny Maya
Water Studio

Session 1 - Skedula FAQs

Our trainers and support team have compiled a list of the most popular calls to our help desk. Our expert trainers will provide tips on these questions to further your expertise on our portals. Take this knowledge back to your schools to educate your colleagues. This promises to be not only informative, but a lot of fun as well.

10:00AM - 10:55AM
Presented by George Lippold
Wall Hub South

Session 1 - Using Virtual Data Walls for Personalized Learning

Data walls provide teachers and administrators the ability to visualize data so they can implement strategies for improving student performance. IO Education has automated the time spent collecting, organizing and maintaining data, and given educators the framework for visualizing student data using simple sorting, filtering and grouping options. The virtual data wall allows educators to easily identify a student or cohort in need of intervention. Don’t miss this session!

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by Jeremy O’Neil
Forum

Session 2 - IO Assessment 101

IO Assessment is coming to NYC. Our Customer Success Team will guide you on your own exclusive tour of IO Assessments. You will learn how to navigate to the most important parts of the system that will make your lives as educators easier!

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by the Fluence Team
Old Slip

Session 2 - Formative Assessment for NGSS and the New York Science Standards

Whether your state is adopting NGSS or the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards, the new standards will transform science education in important ways. Learn about how Fluence Learning’s new formative assessment solution for grades 5-12, which is written to NGSS and New York’s new science standards, can assist in this transformation. Even if you already are exploring your own solution or are working in lower grades, come learn about the design principles that connect assessment to the new standards and course models.
We will address topics including the following:
• The integration of content and practice in the new standards
• The use of science contexts and phenomena
• How technology-enhanced items address higher-order thinking
• The importance of three-dimensional learning and how it can be assessed
• How to use domain specific performance tasks to address and target students’ understanding across science disciplines

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by Paul LoBoen
Front Studio

Session 2 - Insights 101: Right Data, Right People, Right TIme

Make analysis meaningful and authentic! IO Insights allows easy aggregating of student data from all of your source systems. and create insights from easy-to-use dashboards, goal-based reporting, and virtual data walls that your entire staff will want to use. Create, share, and follow an online plan to assist your students in meeting their individual targets.

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by Stephanie RIng
Wall Hub North

Session 2 - Using Insights for Gradebook Analysis

We all know that gradebook analysis is useful. But what if you could combine it with attendance analysis or discipline data? What if you could do this within the same site? Have you ever wondered how your students are doing on homeworks or exams in all subjects? Would you like to know how your students are doing in their English class as of today rather than waiting for a report card? Now it's possible. This session will explore all of the gradebook analysis options available in Insights.

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by Yamaris Perez
Wall Hub South

Session 2 - Taking it to the Next Level - Advanced Skedula Features

Are you getting the most out of Skedula? This session will demonstrate Skedula's more advanced features to allow you to provide teachers, parents and students with the information needed for success.

11:00AM - 11:55AM
Presented by Holli Pritchard and Liz Kimball
Water Studio

Session 2 - Plans for Plans

IO Insights allows teachers and administrators to create online plans for tracking important student information, allowing for involved educators to share important information and performance of their students. Imagine being able to see a student's RTI or graduation plan without having to run to someone else's office. This workshop will highlight how this feature works as well as discuss the type of plans needed in NYC.

12:00PM - 12:55PM
Riverview Dining Room

Lunch

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by Jeremy O'Neil
Front Studio

Session 3 - IO Assessment Reporting

IO Assessment has pre-built, canned reports that can be easily accessed at the click of a mouse. Allow our Implementation Team to give you a tour of the many types of pre-built reports that are available, and how to access them. Most IO Assessment reports are pre-made for our users, but this session will also show a preview of our advanced reporting.

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by the Fluence Team
Old Slip

Session 3 - College and Career Ready Formative Assessment

Come hear about Fluence Learning’s k-12 item banks and fixed form formative assessments designed to support the instructional shifts required of teachers to help students be ready for college and career. We will discuss how the new standards require educators to think differently both instruction and how assessment can drive instruction, including support of the following shifts:
• Emphasis on qualitative and quantitative text complexity
• Emphasis on citing evidence
• Use of authentic, modern literature and informational text
• Coherence of ideas across math standards
• Focus to go deeper into math content
• Rigor of understanding math and not just doing math
• Use of technology enhanced items

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by Paul LoBoen and Neal Robbins
The Forum

Session 3 - Introduction to the IO Data Suite

"This session is designed for schools and districts to learn more about the different IO Education modules. With new modules being added this year, this is a great session for all schools as an overview of the different IO Education applications that are currently available. We understand that it can be difficult for schools to stay one step ahead of their data needs. We specialize in data solutions for schools and districts by bringing together all of your student information with just a few clicks so you can: Gather trends on attendance, report cards, credits, state exams, benchmarks and early warning indicator flags with our customized dashboard solutions.
Learn why the Skedula gradebook has been reported to be the most innovative tool for teachers
Learn how IO Assessment assists schools and districts with capturing and managing assessments and standards, making it one of the most intuitive analytical tools for tracking student and teacher performance.
Learn why PupilPath is the sought-after solution for students and families looking to achieve a greater connection with their school community.
See why IO Education is committed to providing you with innovative solutions to support your leadership, teachers, parents and students. We actively assess new needs address performance gap, increase transparency and promote academic success."

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by Stephanie RIng
Wall Hub North

Session 3 - Are Your Students Making Progress?

Remember Data Tools, where we just gave you a single metric to measure student progress? Since you know your school's needs better than we do, Insights gives you the power to make your own metrics. But with great power comes great responsibility. This workshop will walk you through all of the metric options in Insights and how to use them in the most effective manner.

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by Yamaris Perez
Wall Hub South

Session 3 - Taking it to the Next Level - Advanced Skedula Features

Are you getting the most out of Skedula? This session will demonstrate Skedula's more advanced features to allow you to provide teachers, parents and students with the information needed for success.

1:00PM - 1:55PM
Presented by Holli Pritchard and Liz Kimball
Water Studio

Session 3 - Plans for Plans

IO Insights allows teachers and administrators to create online plans for tracking important student information, allowing for involved educators to share important information and performance of their students. Imagine being able to see a student's RTI or graduation plan without having to run to someone else's office. This workshop will highlight how this feature works as well as discuss the type of plans needed in NYC.

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by Jeremy O’Neil
Forum

Session 4 - IO Assessment 101

IO Assessment is coming to NYC. Our Customer Success Team will guide you on your own exclusive tour of IO Assessments. You will learn how to navigate to the most important parts of the system that will make your lives as educators easier!

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by Aggie Craft
Old Slip

Session 4 - PALS and PALS Espanol

Effective literacy instruction is key to growth. The Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) provides a comprehensive assessment of student knowledge of the literacy fundamentals required for successful reading. Have a large Spanish-speaking population? PALS español provides equivalent information for Spanish literacy development. Join this session for a look at how PALS and PALS español provides teachers with the information they need to tailor instruction for pre-K through 8th grade students.

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by Stephanie RIng
Wall Hub North

Session 4 - Using Insights for Gradebook Analysis

We all know that gradebook analysis is useful. But what if you could combine it with attendance analysis or discipline data? What if you could do this within the same site? Have you ever wondered how your students are doing on homeworks or exams in all subjects? Would you like to know how your students are doing in their English class as of today rather than waiting for a report card? Now it's possible. This session will explore all of the gradebook analysis options available in Insights.

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by Sam Banks and Giovanny Maya
Water Studio

Session 4 - Skedula FAQs

Our trainers and support team have compiled a list of the most popular calls to our help desk. Our expert trainers will provide tips on these questions to further your expertise on our portals. Take this knowledge back to your schools to educate your colleagues. This promises to be not only informative, but a lot of fun as well.

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by Doug Mesecar
Front Studio

Session 4 - Updates on The Every Student Succeeds Act

The new federal K-12 education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), presents districts with powerful opportunities to more effectively personalize learning using data, integrate accountability with teaching and learning, increase flexibility around systems of assessments, and empower educator development efforts. Join Doug Mesecar, former US Department of Education official and Congressional aide, to hear the latest on the twists and turns of ESSA implementation and how to take advantage of the opportunities ESSA provides.

2:00PM - 2:55PM
Presented by George Lippold
Wall Hub South

Session 4 - Using Virtual Data Walls for Personalized Learning

Data walls provide teachers and administrators the ability to visualize data so they can implement strategies for improving student performance. IO Education has automated the time spent collecting, organizing and maintaining data, and given educators the framework for visualizing student data using simple sorting, filtering and grouping options. The virtual data wall allows educators to easily identify a student or cohort in need of intervention. Don't miss this session!

3:00PM - 4:00PM
The Forum

Closing Remarks, Prizes, and Q&A

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Book your room by February 17th to receive our IO Education-preferred pricing. Space is limited, so reserve your room now!

1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, California
92101

(619) 564-3333

  • March 2, 2017 - March 3, 2017

San Diego’s distinctive coastal culture is obvious the moment you arrive at Hilton San Diego Bayfront. This 30-story hotel, with sun and sea-inspired design, offers a cool vibe and great amenities. Our location, adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center and across the street from Padres’ Petco Park, couldn’t be more convenient. While you’re here, enjoy stunning views, relaxing leisure facilities, extensive meeting space, and trendy dining venues.