Fortify 2019

Theme:
What if...
Date:
October 3, 2019
Times:
8:30 am to 2:45 pm
Location:
Lipscomb University's Spark Idea Center; Downtown Nashville, Tennessee
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Fortify is a modern, fast-paced conference featuring micro-sessions and impactful participant conversation. Presenters will share in a narrative format and conference participants will have time to discuss the big ideas they hear. Each narrative presented will highlight a passion topic.  Take advantage of this rare opportunity for collaboration among PK-12 and Higher Education professionals.

Fortify 2019 is presented by the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation and sponsored by Edsouth.

Conference links:

Thursday, October 3rd

8:30 am
Registration
 
Lipscomb University Spark Idea Center, Downtown-Nashville, TN
9:00 am
Welcome
    Dr. Rachael Milligan
 
Lipscomb University Spark Idea Center, Downtown-Nashville, TN
9:10 am
Emcee
    Mrs. Cicely Woodard, M.Ed.
 
Lipscomb University Spark Idea Center, Downtown-Nashville, TN
9:20 am
 
 
11:45 am
Lunch
 
Lipscomb University's Spark Idea Center; Downtown Nashville, Tennessee
12:30 pm
Reverse panel
 
 
1:30 pm
 
 
 
What if we were not afraid to fail?
    Mrs. Sharon Clark
 
 
2:40 pm
Closing
 
 
2:45 pm
Program concludes
 
 
 
Session presenter
 
Name / title / organization
1 session
Mrs. Sharon Clark
STEAM Lead Teacher
Haywood County Schools
  
1 session
Dr. Michelle Hasty
Assistant Professor/Lead Faculty of Instructional Coaching
Lipscomb University
  
1 session
Ms. Elandriel Lewis
Manager, Early Learning Initiatives
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
  
1 session
Mr. Otis McGresham, M.Ed.
Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist
Vanderbilt University/Project Safe Center
1 session
Mrs. Melissa Miller
First grade teacher/2019 Tennessee Teacher of the Year
Franklin Special School District
1 session
Dr. Rachael Milligan
Managing Director; Assistant Dean
Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation; Lipscomb University College of Education
  
1 session
Mr. Greg O'Loughlin
Executive Director
The Educators' Cooperative
  
1 session
Ms. Riki Rattner
Founder
BeWell in School
1 session
Mrs. Cicely Woodard, M.Ed.
8th grade Mathematics Teacher
Freedom Middle School, Franklin Special School District