Sunday Opening Keynote  

Dan Cockerell

Disrupt the Classroom with Some Pixie Dust

Sunday, March 6, 2022 / 3 - 4:30 p.m.

The Walt Disney Company is known for its creativity and innovation. It's culture of continuous improvement has enabled it to always be looking at the future, take risks, and find new ways to entertain its guests. You can bring the same approach to your school or classroom. Dan Cockerell, former vice-president of Magic Kingdom, will share what he learned during his 26-year career and give ideas on how to transform your students' and educators' experience.

Participate in a book signing  with Dan at our opening reception in our Marketplace of Ideas Exhibit Hall and receive a complimentary copy of his book "How's the Culture in Your Kingdom?" Limited copies available.

Monday Morning Keynote Speakers

Monday, March 7, 2022 / 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Donna J.


Superintendent of Schools

East Syracuse Minoa Central School District

2022 New York State Superintendent of the Year Award Ceremony


Dr. Luvelle C.


Superintendent of Schools

Ithaca City School District

Ignite Speaker: Cultivating a Culture of Love, Liberation and Belonging

Dr. Kevin C.


Superintendent of Schools

Brighton Central School District

Ignite Speaker:  Joy to the World - Our Opportunity to Lead and Love

Dr. Marie T.


Superintendent of Schools

Guilderland Central School District

Ignite Speaker: To Thine Own Self Be True

Tuesday Morning Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 / 10 - 11 a.m.

Dr. James N.


Senior Deputy Commissioner for Education Policy

New York State Education Department


Dr. Betty A. Rosa

Commissioner of Education

New York State Education Department