ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
This Year's Theme:
Empowering Educators for
Equity and Excellence
The mission of the EDxEDNYC Professional Learning Conference, designed for educators by educators, is to share best practices of pedagogy within and beyond the classroom, to network with other innovative thinkers and to continue conversations on student engagement, innovation, technology, instruction, fostering discussion, questioning, reflective leadership and design-thinking within our schools.
EDxED is a conference for educators run by educators from Hudson High School of Learning Technologies, a public high school in New York City.
This Professional Learning conference features relevant professional development content for all educators — including subject-area teachers, school administrators, physical education teachers, librarians, counselors and arts teachers.
THE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING CONFERENCE EVENT
JUNE 4, 2020 9am-3:30pm
Hudson High School of Learning Technologies
351 West 18th St. — 1st Floor
New York, NY 10011
THE EDxEDNYC TEAM
SAY HELLO TO THE EVENT ORGANIZERS
Walter has been in public education for 22 years as a classroom teacher, team leader, lead teacher, and currently as an AP at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies. He has been invited to speak at the Tech Forum NY "Fostering Innovation at the School and District Level” 2015 ; BREC “How to Implement an Effective Team Approach to Teaching” 2009; Adelphi University “Urban Education Conference” 2007. He currently sits on the board of the www.nchsapa.com (Nassau County HS AP association.
Jennifer L.M. Gunn spent 10 years in newspaper and magazine publishing before moving to public education. She is author of Right to Read, a workbook for teaching adolescent literacy and is regularly published on education. She is a curriculum designer and teacher in New York City. She is also cofounder of EDxEDNYC Conference for teacher-led innovation, and regularly presents at conferences on the topics of adolescent literacy, leadership, and education innovation.
Tim is a natural science teacher who is committed to inquiry teaching, task based assessment, and educational technology integration. As a teacher leader and leadership scholar, Tim is passionate about promoting continuous school improvement through data analysis and systems design. Tim is also a husband, a father, and a competitive martial artist.
Phil is in his 8th year as a teacher, and began at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies in 2013. He is a co-founder of EDxEDNYC. Phil is the husband of a beautiful wife and has an indisputably handsome dog.
Chris has been teaching for eight years and is a founding member of Hudson High School of Learning Technologies. In previous years, he’s collaborated with the Stupski Institute, NYC Skills Lab, and Generation Citizen to cultivate assessments that incorporated student choice, revision, and reflection. Chris is currently piloting the Big History Project curriculum in his 9th grade classes. He is a co-founder of the EDxEDNYC Conference.
Vince is a biology teacher at Frank McCourt High School who is passionate about getting students involved in meaningful ways in the classroom. He founded a nationally recognized science research program and also developed a robust peer mentoring program at his school. He loves cooking and gardening with his beautiful wife. Vince acts as session coordinator and oversees logistics for EDxEDNYC!
Lori Stahl-Van Brackle is Manhattan Field Support Center's Instructional Technology Director and head of the MFSC Maker Educator Cohort. Before moving to the MFSC, Lori worked at JHS 157 in Rego Park as the Computer Talent teacher where she led her students through piloting the Software Engineering Program, taught Web design, movie making, game design, digital literacy, and more. Before becoming a teacher Lori was a journalist and web designer for magazines. She is an EDxEDNYC veteran presenter!
MEET THE EDxEDNYC TEAM