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EdTech IT Summit for School Technology Pros


Join your peers and K12 technology thought leaders at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles for a day exploring the challenges around campus security, E-Rate, and the Connected Classroom. Admission is free to employees of districts and K12 schools. Lunch will be served.

Who should attend: School IT Directors and Managers, Network Engineers, Budget Officers, Superintendents, Principals, Vice Principals, Curriculum Developers, Science Chairs, Teacher Leadership.


Registration information.

​Time July 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM
​333 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, CA
​Free to K12 and school district employees


​This is the schedule as of June 14. Please note that we're still developing our presentations and it may change a bit.

​7:00 am - 11:00 am
​11:00 am - 11:15 am
​Welcome and Introduction
​11:15 am - 12:00 noon
​Opening Keynote:  The New Classroom and the Technology that Supports It
Fran Mauney, Intel Education Network

​12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
​Ice Breaker and Hosted Lunch
​1:00 pm - 1:30 pmVendor Presentation:  Combatting the Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape in the K-12 Arena
Carrie Cate-Clements and Rensley Pereira, Fortinet

​1:30 pm - 2:15 pm​School Community Panel Discussion featuring IT Leaders from local schools.
​2:15 pm - 2:45 pm​Break
​2:45 pm - 3:30 pm​Vendor Presentation: Staff, Students, Outages, Oh My! Risks Every School Community Faces and How You Can Protect Your Campus 
Eric Torres, Datto

​3:30 pm - 4:15 pm​Closing Keynote: Connecting the Dots: Funding and Taking Action on Your School's own Technology Plan
Mike Fleetwood, Technology Education Consultant, Synnex

​4:15 pm - 4:30 pm​Concluding Remarks
​4:30 pm - 6:00 pm​Happy Hour - Networking


​For more information on our speakers, visit our blog.

EdTech IT Summit - July 26, 2017

Fran Mauney
Intel Education, SYNNEX Corp.

First and foremost, Fran is an educator. She is a Microsoft Innovative Educator and a STAR Discovery Education Network teacher, and grant writer. She was the Coordinator of the Upstate Technology Conference in South Carolina and served as an Adjunct College Professor for the College of Charleston. She has presented at ISTE, MACUL, SC Edtech, SCASL, SCIRA, and Upstate Technology Conference.

At SYNNEX, Fran represents Intel Education and connects Intel Educators with schools and resellers nationwide. She works with resellers in the education market and shares ways technology can meet the needs of students as we prepare for the future. She promotes Intel devices to personalize learning for students and for teachers and works closely with the Google and Microsoft teams. 

Mike Fleetwood
Senior Business Development and Services Manager, SYNNEX Corp.

Mike Fleetwood has worked in the Technology field since 1995. He served over 20 school districts in a consulting role through resellers introducing managed services, Internet, networks, servers and computers into the schools and businesses. He played a key role in developing Technology Plans, ERate Plans and Technology Support. As the Senior Business Development and Services Manager, Mike's role is to take a lead in the charge on the Google an Microsoft for Education platform.

Since joining SYNNEX, Mike has spoken to hundreds of school districts nationwide on Google, Chrome, Google Apps, Google Play for Education, Microsoft, Instructional Technology, Funding, Physical Security and E-Rate.