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Kasey Bell
Opening Keynote "Be Dynamic and Shake Up Learning!": 8:35 am - 9:35 am 

Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as Texas--go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring.  An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original, timely and use-tomorrow ideas for student choice, differentiation, and technology integration.

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching.

Through teacher empowering publications and award-winning educational resources at, learner-driven workshops and presentations and co-hosting Google Teacher Tribe weekly podcast, Kasey proves why we should never settle for the boring when it comes to bringing out the very best in our students, and we should always strive to Shake Up Learning! 

Co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast
Author of Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic
Google Certified Innovator
Google Certified Trainer
Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”
One of 20 TrustED Educational Thought Leaders
Award-winning blogger and social media influencer
Must Read EdTech Blog
Edublog Awards Finalist

The award-winning Shake Up Learning website and blog provides teachers with practical resources for using technology in the classroom, including how to use Google Classroom, G Suite for Education and other Google tools, as well as many other blended learning and technology integration resources. Here you will find free technology tips and tricks, free downloads and templates, in-depth online courses, books, lesson plans, and lesson ideas, cheat sheets, blog publications, and podcasts.

Book-Signing  11:50 am - 12:50 pm
Books available for sale onsite include:

  • Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic by Kasey Bell
  • Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning by Bethany Petty

Kasey Bell and Bethany Petty will be available for a book-signing during lunch. Stop by (location TBD) to meet them, get your book autographed, snap a photo, and post it on social media with #edtechsemo! 

Lunch  11:50 am - 12:50 pm

Lunch will be provided for all attendees in Dempster Atrium, with seating on upper and lower levels (Overflow seating in Glenn Auditorium). 

Eric CurtisEric Curts  
Closing Keynote "The Big Blank Wall": 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Eric has been in education for 27 years, and currently serves as a Technology Integration Specialist for SPARCC in Canton, Ohio where he oversees Google Apps for Education implementation, training, and support, as well as other technology integration initiatives. Eric is an authorized Google Education Trainer and Innovator, and provides Google Apps training to schools, organizations, and conferences throughout Ohio and across the country. He is a co-leader of the Ohio Google Educator Group at and runs the award-winning blog where all of his Google Apps and edtech resources can be found.







Drawing will take place in Glenn Auditorium immediately following the closing keynote. You could win:

  • GoPro HERO7 Black HD Waterproof Action Camera
  • Apple TV 4K (64GB)
  • Amazon Echo Spot
  • Apple Airpods with Charging Case
  • ...AND MORE!

Must be present to win.









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