"The more complex the world becomes, the more creative we need to be to meet its challenges."

-Sir ken robinson



Have you ever imagined a different vision for education in your community? How can you describe and plan for something that is uncertain and rapidly evolving. has your district committed to and invested in whole system change with hopes of transformation, having not seen expected results? How can you build the models that move from resistance and passivity to active ownership with all stakeholders? How will you lead and build capacity for others to lead through the changes you are making?


What is EdShift?

EdShift is a unique Education Gabfest that will provide school districts and key stakeholders with the opportunity to navigate this shift and work side-by-side with world-renowned experts and industry leaders. EdShift is not your typical conference. It is collaborative, creative, and actionable. 

What EdShift is NOT.

In our time together we will not waste time by just describing broken systems. You will not be talked at by the "experts" who ask nothing of you and seek nothing from you. You will not leave challenged but ill-equipped to move forward.

Who attends EdShift?

As a conference attendee you are encouraged to bring a four member team to represent key stakeholders in making positive change. Who is on this team? Educational leaders, board members, community leaders, and students. Bring a team that will work to enact real change.

Sir Ken Robinson - Keynote

Sir Ken Robinson

Keynote Speaker

An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s leading speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries. Sir Ken works with governments in Europe, Asia and the US, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and leading cultural organizations. He led a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government, was the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, and was one of four international advisors to the Singapore Government for a strategy to become the creative hub of SE Asia... READ MORE


Jaime Casap

Keynote Speaker

Jaime Casap is a Senior Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. He is responsible for working with K12 educational institutions and organizations to bring current and future technological innovations into the education environment. In his role, he evangelizes the power of technology and the use of Google tools, such as Google Apps and Chromebooks, to help students build the skills needed to succeed, close the digital divide, and help level the playing field.  He has worked with hundreds of school districts, charter schools, and has created partnerships with organizations in states such as Oregon, Iowa, New York, Missouri, and Rhode Island, to build the capability to bring Google tools to millions of administrators, teachers, and students. Born and raised as a first generation... READ MORE


Day One

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sir Ken Robinson Keynote 

Student Panel

Breakout Sessions  

3 Collaborative Workshops

Day Two

8:00 am - 4:30 PM

Team Huddle

3 Collaborative Workshops

Research/Create/Share Session

Jaime Casap Closing Keynote


Interested in attending EdShift 2016? There are two ticket options for attendees; a "Public" ticket option and a "Team Attendee" ticket option. 


Public ticket includes access to Sir Ken Robinson's keynote, the student panel, and Jaime Casap's closing keynote

Invite only. Includes access to every event. $149 per person on your team.


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