2016 ELECTION DAY PD NOTES
Teaching Media 2016
(formerly the Graphics Teachers Technology Conference)
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
8:30 am to 3:00 pm on the campus of the
High School for Fashion Industries
9:00 am Keynote
Visual Communication: Industry Trends in Media, Technology, and Design
Ben Forta, Senior Director of Education Initiatives, author, and teacher, and Steve Adler, Senior Solutions Consultant for Education, author, and educator, Adobe Systems Inc.
Transitions: From Graphic Students to Graphic Designers
Moderator: Leo Gordon, UFT Teachers Center
Jeff Riman, Educator, technologist, consultant, creative and business manager. Coordinator of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY; Dan Wong, Associate Professor, Communication Design department, New York City College of Technology, CUNY; Steve Kennedy, designer, artist and adjunct professor in Communication Design and Illustration, Parsons The New School for Design.
NYC DOE Work Based Learning Developments
Jessica Marsten, NYC Department of Education
CTE Tech Lab Q&A
Steve Adler, Adobe
Bob Johnson, McGraw-Hill Education
TCS Design Thinking
The design thinking workshop will introduce teachers to fundamental principles of design thinking and tips on integrating these values into classroom instruction. The session will cover program design and implementation.
Hillary McDonald, CSR Specialist, Education Programs, Tata Consultancy Services
3:00 Conference End