We are starting off the event with an optional evening reception on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30pm on the 10th floor of the Google Cafe. 

Then Elevate: Iowa event starts on Thursday, December 12th with Breakfast at 8:00am, content at 8:30am.

Wednesday, December 11

5.30pm - 7:30pm

Evening Reception

Thursday, December 12


Guests arrive, grab breakfast and find a seat

8.30am - 9.00am

Welcome, Introductions

9.00am - 9.30am

Morning Keynote 

By David Fringer - Chief Technology Officer, Council Bluffs Community School District on Self Care for At-Risk Program and Alternative School Staff

9.30am - 10.00am

Setting the stage exercise

10.00am - 10.15am


10.15am - 12.00pm

Rapid Design Cycle Process

Utilize a design thinking framework to dive deeper into the challenges we face in the learning landscape today with engaging and empowering learners so they can be prepared to be active members in society  

12.00pm - 12.45pm

Lunch served and Networking

12.45pm - 2.30pm

Breakout Session

Group A (Coaches and Teacher Leaders): Applied Digital Skills
Group B (Administrators and Principals): Leading in a Digital World

2.30pm - 2.45pm


2.45pm - 3.45pm

Action Plan Development

3.45pm - 4:15pm

Wrap up and Feedback