AASA School of the Future

The School of the Future strives to provide superintendents with a futuristic approach to all aspects of education:  Methodology & Curriculum, Food & Beverage, and Materials & Furniture.

The School of the Future encourages new, out-of-the-box ways of thinking that allow students to reach their full potential with the products provided and showcased during the AASA National Conference on Education. School of the Future sessions take place in the NCE Exhibit Hall.


7:55 – 8:15am | Diligent
Track Your Success: Free Your Board to Focus on Strategic Goal Thinking

Marc Sitterud
Director of Sales

Learn how your district can benefit by leveraging BoardDocs technology to track your progress towards strategic goals and share the updates with the community.

8:20 – 8:40am | Xyity
How 1:1 Education Landed Me in the White House!

Mike Sumpter

Educating students for their future, not our past! Implementing state-of-the-art infrastructure to maximize student experiences in and out of the classroom.

11:20 – 11:40am | ALC Schools
New Laws May Present New Risks to Your District

Megan Carey
Chief Revenue Officer
ALC Schools

Erik Elkington
Business Development Specialist
ALC Schools

Learn why you need to ensure that your providers, including alternative student transportation, are compliant with new legislation AND your state’s current student transportation regulations.

11:45am – 12:05pm | Soter Technologies FlySenseTM
How to Create a Vape-Free Campus

Derek Peterson

Soter Technologies would like to display FlySense™, the award-winning vaping deterrent solution and how it is helping schools become vape-free. This presentation provides schools with methodology and technology supporting a healthier lifestyle.

12:10 – 12:30pm | Palmer Hamilton, LLC
Makerspaces — Installation — Implementation

Greg Herker

Just installing 3D printers in your school does not bring 21st-century skills to students. Eight elements are covered that go into creating an impactful Makerspace.

2 – 2:20pm | Kiddom
Want to Promote Equity? Start by Being Intentional with Technology

Carina Hernandez

Sandra Short
Director of Partnerships

King-Chavez Arts and Athletics Academy serves grades 3–5 in San Diego, CA. Teachers used education technology, but maintained 20th-century practices. Then they found Kiddom.

2:25 – 2:45pm | New Classrooms
How Innovative Learning Models Can Enable Accelerated Learning

Joel Rose

Learn how to Teach to One: Math can provide middle grade math students with tailored learning paths that integrate pre-grade, on-grade and post-grade skills.

12:20 – 12:40pm | Ed Leadership SIMS
ELS Simulations — Engaging and Meaningful Leadership PD That Works for Difficult Topics Such as Equity, Student Safety and Implicit Bias

Ken Spero
CEO and Outside Faculty in Mid-Career Doctoral
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

Ed SIMS are an engaging way to build resilience, team and decision-making capacity to better prepare aspiring and sitting admins around topics like equity, security and bias.