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2017 Nebraska Fall Ed-Tech Conference

November 2, 2017 - November 3, 2017

Jimmy Casas to Keynote at 2017 Conference!

Friday, November 3rd Keynote

Jimmy Casas served twenty-two years as an educational leader, including fourteen years as Principal at Bettendorf High School. Under his leadership, Bettendorf was named one of the Best High Schools in the country three times by Newsweek and US News & World Report.

Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Secondary Principal of the Year and was selected as one of three finalists for NASSP 2013 National Secondary Principal of the Year. In 2014, Jimmy was invited to the White House to speak on the Future Ready Schools pledge.  In 2015, he received the Bammy Award as the National Secondary Principal of the year. Jimmy is the Co-Founder of EdCamp Iowa and #IAedchat, Finally, Jimmy is the co-author of the book, “What Connected Educators Do Differently,” and “START.RIGHT.NOW.,” which he wrote with Todd Whitaker and Jeff Zoul.

Jimmy currently serves as a Senior Fellow for the International Center for Leadership in Education and also serves on the Professional Development Faculty for NASSP; the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Finally, he is the co-founder and CEO of ConnectEDD, an educational leadership company aimed at organizing world class professional learning conferences and professional development services for educators across the country.

His web site is : http://www.jimmycasas.com/

What is NETA?

The Nebraska Educational Technology Association is a grassroots organization open to everyone interested in sharing information about using technology in the educational process. NETA has approximately 2,500 members representing a four-state region.

Statement of Purpose

The Nebraska Educational Technology Association exists for the purpose of providing leadership and promoting the application of technology to the educational process. Its span of interest includes all levels and aspects of education.

NETA Vision for Technology in Education

Overall vision for Nebraska Education:

Nebraska Education will prepare learners for life in an ever-changing global and technological society.

NETA Organization Vision:

The Nebraska educational process will promote utilization of appropriate technology to support quality teaching and learning.

NETA Goals

Through specific strategies, NETA plans to meet these organization goals:

  • To promote and provide quality training opportunities for Nebraska educators.
  • To actively promote equitable experiences in educational technology across Nebraska.
  • To broaden NETA’s support base.
  • To support research and development of educational technology.
  • To provide appropriate technology services and product awareness to the educational community in Nebraska


November 2, 2017
November 3, 2017


Younes Conference Center
416 W Talmadge Rd
Kearney, Nebraska 68845 United States
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(308) 234-7300