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Welcome to the 2018 Upstate Technology Conference!

A link to the online UTC 2018 Session Catalog will be sent to all registered attendees.   Registering for a Sched account or selecting classes is for participant convenience only and DOES NOT grant admittance into the conference. All participants must register for the conference through our website beginning Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:30 A.M.

PRESENTER CANCELLATIONS:
Tuesday, July 10
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
9:45 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
11:00 -  Increasing Engagement and Accountability with Nearpod

Wednesday, July 11
8:30 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
12:15 -  Bridging Gaps in Concepts Using Stop Motion Animation
12:30 -  Sparkle with Adobe Spark in the Classroom - Creativity and Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum
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Josh Shepard

School District of Oconee County
Director of Technology
MR203
Josh Shepard has served as the Director of Technology for the School District of Oconee County since April 2012. Previously, Josh served as a teacher, Instructional Technology Coordinator, and in countless community roles outside of the education field.

After taking over as the Director, Josh and his team focused on rebuilding the department from the ground up. This task included major infrastructure overhauls, policy changes, and creating a streamlined approach to supporting the classroom. Utilizing creative funding, reorganization of district products, and a lot of creativity, Josh was able to implement a purposeful vision for integrating technology into the classroom.