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Thursday, July 26 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Announcements and Thursday Keynotes - Pana Asavavatana, Joy Kirr and Aaron Polansky

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Our Thursday Keynotes will each share on their areas of passion and expertise. 
Joy is passionate about students owning their own learning and doesn’t mind being known as a “Genius Hour Evangelist”. 
Aaron is best-known for promoting a safe, rigorous and innovative environment where students and teachers are encouraged to innovate and take positive risks. 
Pana is the founder of #KchatAP (Kindergarten Chat Asia Pacific), and creator of the Traveling Teddy Project - her passion is for Technology and Design.

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Pana Asavavatana

PreK-1 Technology and Design Coach, Taipei American School
Pana is the KA-2 Technology and Design Coach at Taipei American School and an Apple Distinguished Educator. Prior to this she taught in early childhood classrooms for seven years. She has studied, lived and worked on three continents in eight different cities. Pana shares her own... Read More →
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Joy Kirr

7th grade ELA Teacher, Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Joy was first a special education teacher of deaf & hard-of-hearing students, and next became a reading specialist and National Board Certified. Now in her 25th year of teaching, she learns alongside 7th graders. Joy is passionate about students owning their own learning, doesn’t... Read More →
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Aaron Polansky

Administrator, Old Colony RVTHS
A husband, and father of six, Aaron currently serves as a Superintendent in the state of Massachusetts and as an Executive Committee Member for the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, Executive Board Member for the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators... Read More →

Thursday July 26, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Grand Ballroom A Boston Park Plaza