OHM BOCES to host inaugural EPIC learning conference March 12


Educators from around the state will attend the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES’ inaugural EPIC Learning Conference on Monday, March 12, featuring keynote speaker Julia Freeland Fisher, director of research at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.

EPIC, which stands for Excelled, Personalized, Innovated and Collaborative learning, is free and will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES on Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford. 

Fisher is a highly regarded expert in the field of blended and competency-based learning, BOCES said, adding that she is dedicated to transforming educational classrooms into student-centered designs that educate every student successfully and enable each to realize his or her fullest potential. Fisher has published and spoken extensively on trends in the EdTech market and the future of schools. 

Participants will collaborate with colleagues who are leading their districts with the use of cloud-based learning tools and blended/personalized learning.

For the conference schedule and registration, please visit the website: https://www.oneida-boces.org/epic.

The conference, will help educators and administrators get a better understanding of ideas, strategies and best practices to ensure their districts’ success in utilizing cloud-based tools. 

“Whether you are new to the classroom, a veteran teacher, building principal or district administrator, the EPIC Learning Conference is a place where the educational community can come together and explore how to support these practices,” said Matthew Bashant, supervisor of instructional support services at OHM BOCES. “We welcome participants to join in the conversation that is shaping the culture and pedagogy of the educational world.”


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