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Thursday, October 9


Digital Learning: Driving Personalized Instruction and Student Ownership of Learning
Participants will learn how CFY’s unique approach to digital learning improves student achievement and college and career readiness. CFY’s comprehensive Digital Learning Program leverages digital learning to
increase student engagement and ownership in their own learning, help teachers personalize instruction and teach to the new Common Core State Standards, strengthen the home learning environment, and increase parental involvement around learning.


Jeanne Artime

Executive Director, CFY_Atlanta
Jeanne Artime is the Executive Director of CFY-Atlanta. Jeanne oversees operations, development activities, and CFY’s Digital Learning Program in Atlanta, while strengthening relationships with community partners, school districts, and political leaders. Jeanne joined CFY as one... Read More →

Courtney Montague

Director of Programs, CFY-Atlanta
As the Director of Programs for CFY-Atlanta, Courtney manages CFY’s Digital Learning Program with all of CFY-Atlanta’s partner schools. Prior to joining CFY, Courtney was the Executive Director of Casa de Amistad, an organization that provides education and social services to... Read More →

Thursday October 9, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Room A - 2nd Floor Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363 (at 17th Street and Market Street)


Maximizing your Educational Experience Means More Than a 4.0

Too many students are graduating with loads of debt, yet few are truly being prepared for their future careers. Nationally speaking, 54% of recent college graduates are either underemployed, working minimum wage jobs or unemployed altogether!

What can be done to help students connect with employers earlier on to figure out whcih skil sets and which professional networks will make them highly employabe by the time they graduate?

WorkReadyGrad explores these questions with technology solutions.


Brian Srikanchana

Founder, WorkReadyGrad
Brian Srikanchana, Founder of WorkReadyGrad, is helping students around Georgia more intelligently design their time in school to proactively be ready for their dream careers by the time they graduate. An Atlanta native and alumnus of Georgia Tech (Biomedical Engineering 2008), Brian’s... Read More →

Thursday October 9, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Room B - 2nd Floor Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363 (at 17th Street and Market Street)


Education Augmentation vs. Education Supplementation
Define the difference between education augmentation and education supplementation. Discuss how public schools are using education supplementation, why supplementation is not an efficient way to teach and why augmentation is more efficient.


Kai Ouyang

Founder, VVV Academy
I am an autistic child who has been diagnosed with the DSM index. I attended the Georgia Institute of Technology. After gaining a Biomedical and Management education, I joined corporations and worked myself into C-level positions. Today I have opened my own education facility and... Read More →

Thursday October 9, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Room D - 12th Floor Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363 (at 17th Street and Market Street)


“Going The Distance”: Ensuring Equal Access To Distant Learning Technology
The distant learning space is changing rapidly with the explosion of many emerging technologies. How do we meet the challenge of ensuring that populations with very limited access to basic technology experience the increase in quality educational content?

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Kristen Daniel

Founder, The Pentorship Program, Inc.
An Atlanta native, Kristen is the founder of ThirtyOne13 Consulting and The Pentorship. The Pentorship is a social enterprise that provides entrepreneurial-focused career training to incarcerated women and men via correspondence course. Kristen's career path includes K-12 ESL instruction... Read More →
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Andre Dickens

Councilmember Post 3 at-Large, Atlanta City Council
Andre Dickens was born and raised in Southwest Atlanta and is the product of Atlanta Public Schools.   He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Tech in 1998. As a result of his outstanding contributions to the University, Andre was also inducted into... Read More →
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Kevin McGee

Founder/CEO, Avid Entrepreneurship
Kevin McGee is the founder of Avid Entrepreneurship, a consulting firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build better businesses. Kevin founded this firm in 2013 as a vehicle to provide coaching and consulting to startups, early-stage ventures, and established companies.  Kevin... Read More →
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Angelique Murray

Assistant Director of Admissions, Westwood College
Native of Orlando, FL and MBA graduate from Florida A&M University, serves as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Westwood College in Atlanta, GA.  She has been in the field of Higher Education for nearly 10 years and has served in management for seven.  Her background and experience... Read More →

Angela Stalcup

Angela Stalcup is a strategic communications consultant and an advocate for female entrepreneurship. Since 2008, she has worked with entrepreneurial education in both in-person and online platforms, as the Atlanta Market Owner for Ladies Who Launch and as a Communications Director... Read More →

Thursday October 9, 2014 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room C - 8th Floor Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363 (at 17th Street and Market Street)