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#GoOpen International Summit

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
National University, Spectrum Campus
9388 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

The Innovation Division at the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE)  and the Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF) hosts a summit for administrators, teachers, librarians, technologists, and support staff to explore Open Educational Resources (OER) and build cross-sector understanding around innovative practices. 

Kristina Ishmael

Keynote Speaker - @kmishmael

Kristina Ishmael is an educator, learner, thought leader, advocate, and agent of change. After her work in the classroom and at the state department of education, she found herself in the nation’s capital working on education policy around instructional materials in the perfect culmination of her commitment to removing roadblocks for student access to resources and providing professional learning for educators.
Ishmael currently serves as the Senior Project Manager of the Learning Technologies Project for the Education Policy Program at New America. This role allows her to directly support states, districts, and educators rethinking the role of instructional materials to create deeper learning opportunities for students. She brings her strong facilitation skills, experience leading a national initiative, and energy into every project. Kristina is passionate about changing teaching and learning to provide more equitable access and opportunities to all learners.

Headshot Kristina Ishmael

Previously, Kristina was the K-12 Open Education Fellow at the Office of Educational Technology where she developed and grew the #GoOpen movement. Prior to her work at the U.S. Department of Education, she worked as the Digital Learning Specialist for the Nebraska Department of Education where she led professional learning and advocated for school librarians. This experience granted her a unique perspective on leveraging educational technology in urban, suburban, and rural school systems. Before her role with the state, Kristina was a teacher to high risk elementary ELL students in Omaha, Nebraska.

Platinum Level Sponsors

San Diego County Office of Education LOGO
Classroom of the Future Foundation
National University LOGO

Gold Level Sponsors

Sanford Harmony at National University LOGO
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Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University LOGO
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Silver Level Sponsors

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North Island Credit Union
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ThinkWrite Technologies
USS Midway Museum
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