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Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Powerful Strategies to Bring Artificial Intelligence Education Into Schools and Districts

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Participate and share : Hosted activity: Interactive lecture

Angela Anthony  
Nancye Blair Black  
Danielle DeChristopher  
Andrew Easton  
Betty Nordengren  
Julianne Ross-Kleinmann  

Hosted by General Motors. Artificial intelligence is all around us — and education leaders, teachers and students must all prepare for this AI-powered world. Learn from this esteemed panel of state, district, school and classroom leaders as they share planning, professional development, coaching and implementation strategies for effectively integrating AI in education.

Audience: Principals/head teachers, Coaches, Professional developers
Topic: Artificial Intelligence
Grade level: PK-12
Influencer Disclosure: This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.


Angela Anthony, Benjamin School District 25

As a middle school language arts teacher, Angela is passionate about educating students with multiple forms of literacy, including multimedia. After enjoying ten years in the classroom, Angela became Benjamin School District 25's Technology Integration Specialist and helped that position evolve over the past seven years to support all types of instruction. This unique position has allowed opportunities to work with students in pre-K through eighth grade, teachers, administrators, and parents. Angela loves helping others find the thrill of learning through collaboration and creation, and she is delighted to be presenting at ISTE this year.

Nancye Blair Black, The Block Uncarved, LLC
ISTE Certified Educator

Nancye Blair Black is an ISTE-certified educator, keynote speaker, and consultant who cultivates dignity-driven instructional practices that empower educators, leaders, and students to succeed. Nancye is the author of nationally-implemented computer science curricula and several books, including Tablets in K-12 Education and the Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom series. She is ISTE's AI Explorations Project Lead, a ProjectSTEM Designer, and a TC Games Research Lab leader. She's completing her doctoral degree in Instructional Technology at TC Columbia University. Talk to her about equity, AI, ISTE Cert, unique educational experiences, anything you're passionate about! @NancyeBlackEdu.

Danielle DeChristopher, Benjamin School District 25
Andrew Easton, Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council

Andrew serves Nebraska as a statewide Digital Learning Coordinator with the ESUCC. He is also a speaker, podcast host, and education consultant on topics such as personalized learning, ed-tech, learning space design, and games in education. In 2020, Andrew was recognized by the ISTE Literacy Network, receiving a Spotlight Literacy Practices Award. Andrew is currently authoring a book for Dave Burgess Consulting Inc. on personalization, scheduled for release in 2021.


As a teacher of K-8 multilingual students from over 22 different home languages, Betty collaborates with other teachers to ensure ML students and their families receive the opportunities and support they need. Betty also teaches a free ESY program for ML students in her district, boosting academic and STEAM skills. Passionate about equity in life and tech, Collector of stories. Listen first. Love preemptively. Benjamin School District 25, Illinois

Julianne Ross-Kleinmann, Ulster BOCES
ISTE Certified Educator

An educator passionate about instructional technology in the service of teaching and learning. ISTE Board member 2017-2020. ISTE Certified Educator. Proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

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