• Crafting your EdTech career: My journey from artist to EdTech leader

    Join us at this free EdTech event hosted by the Boston EdTech Meetup Group! Join our chat with Beatriz Arnillas, Senior Educational Advisor for itslearning inc. Beatriz will speak about her EdTech journey and give advice on what she has learned. She will finish her talk with where she thinks the EdTech industry is going and how you can be a part of this change. There will be plenty of time for questions, so get ready for a lively discussion. Beatriz Arnillas has a recognized career in K12 and higher education. She is best known for her role in the Houston Independent School District innovative programs, including the 1:1 initiative called PowerUp. Beatriz was also responsible for Houston's Digital Content Interoperability program, which has yielded more than two (2) million learning objects from 30 providers in Houston’s LMS digital library, where resources are searchable by keywords, standards, language, grade level, object type, and file format. Beatriz has published numerous articles about innovative technology and received a number of awards for her work, including the IMS Global William H. (Bill) Graves Leadership Award (2018). She is the Sr. Academic Advisor at itslearning Inc., an award-winning K12 LMS, used by more than 7 million students in 15 countries. Agenda 6:00 - Networking with Dinner 7:00 - Announcements and Introductions 7:05 - Fireside chat with Beatriz Arnillas 7:30 - Audience Q&A 8:00 - Closing Remarks and Networking 8:30 - AfterParty Directions and Parking For $8 parking after 5 pm, park at Channelside Parking ( https://bostonparking.spplus.com/Boston-284-A-Street-Gillette-Parking.html ) 10 Channel Center St Boston, MA 02210 or walk 10 minutes from South Station (Red Line). Sponsors Special thanks to Cengage Learning for their support by offering a venue and catering!