FAEDS 2020

In 2020, FAEDS will be back at the Caribe Royale for another great conference. Registration will likely open sometime in February. Sponsorship opportunities typically fill up in days! Register early to ensure that you don’t miss out. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando for the conference.

CIO & Aspiring CIO Training by Lenny Schad – District Administration Magazine (extra fee of $350.00)

This is a continuation of the CIO Academy course from the 2019 conference.   This will be an additional 1 ½ days and would include the following topics:

  • Vision Mission Alignment
  • Relationship Building
  • Expectation Management
  • Leading Strategic Facilitation & Brainstorming Sessions
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Management

For more information, see the flyer coming out soon.

“Continuing to Enhance Student Success”

FAEDS 2019 Conference Facts:

 Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (General Conference) and Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Thursday, September 19, 2019 (Workshop)
Location: Caribe Royale, 8101 World Center Dr., Orlando, Florida
Hotel Reservations: Reserve a Room

Keynote Speakers:

Jaime Casap is the Chief Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of technology as an enabling and supporting tool in pursuit of promoting inquiry-based learning models. Jaime collaborates with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused on building innovation into our education policies and practices.  Before he joined Google 13 years ago, Jaime spent seven years as a strategy and organization consultant at Accenture, where he worked with companies in financial services, government, utilities, healthcare, and electronics and high tech.

In addition to his role at Google, Jaime serves as an advisor to dozens of organizations focused on learning and the future of work.  He is the coauthor of “Our First Talk About Poverty,” as a way to talk to children about poverty.  Jaime also teaches a 10th grade communication class at the Phoenix Coding Academy, and guest lectures at Arizona State University.

He speaks on education, digitalization, innovation, generation z, and the future of work at events around the world.  You can follow and reach him on Twitter at @jcasap

Keith R. Krueger is CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice of K-12 school system technology leaders in North America. CoSN’s mission is empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments.

In 2016 Technology & Learning selected him as one of the “big 10” most influential people in ed tech, and the Center for Digital Education identified him as a Top 30 Technologist/Transformer/Trailblazer. In 2008 he was selected by eSchool News as one of ten people who have had a profound impact on educational technology over the last decade. In 2016 he received a Special Recognition award from the Council of Great City Schools.

He has serves on many Advisory Boards including the Friday Institute at NC State University, the Public Policy Advisory Council for the American Library Association, previously the Education Committee of the National Park System and past Board Member/Treasurer of the National Coalition on Technology in Education & Training (NCTET). He has served as a co-principal investigator of the highly regarded Horizon K-12 emerging technologies report for many years.

Keith has a global reputation as a key thought leader and has organized senior level U.S. delegations to visit Australia, Asia, Europe and South America to examine best practice in ICT in education.

In fall of 2015, Keith conducted a Work Study on Digital Equity as an Associate in Practice at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. As a Certified Association Executive, he has extensive background in nonprofit management and has a Masters from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.

CIO & Aspiring CIO Training by Lenny Schad – District Administration Magazine (extra fee of $350.00)

This will be an additional 1 ½ days and would include the following topics:

  • Systems vs Silo Strategic Planning
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Employee ·  Recruitment ·  Retention ·  Succession Planning – top priority
  • Cybersecurity
  • Infrastructure Readiness

For more information, see the flyer.


Registration is now open for sponsors, educational attendees, and non-educational attendees.

In addition, we are accepting applications to present at the FAEDS 2019 Annual Conference. We are looking for presentations that will exhibit innovation and the great work going in Florida K-20 education!​ Please register as an Education Speaker on the FAEDS website to register for the conference and to submit your request to present. Your registration will then be open, pending approval from the FAEDS Conference Chairman. The registration fee will not be waived if you are also attending the CIO Training by Lenny Schad – District Administration Magazine.

We hope to see you in September in Orlando!