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Tuesday, June 14 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Building a Culture of Innovation

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In this keynote, Don lays the foundation of what “Innovation” looks like and why creating a collaborative work culture is the first (and most important) step to integrating innovation into any classroom. Through his partnerships with top companies like Google, Facebook, and several start-ups in Silicon Valley, comparisons are made between great work environments and the traditional school model. This is also a frank discussion on embracing failure, taking risks, and the importance of self-reflection.

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Don Wettrick

Teacher, Noblesville High School
Don Wettrick is the founder of StartEdUp, author of “Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level” and Innovation Specialist at Noblesville High School, central IN. Don is known for his award-winning work as a middle school and high school... Read More →

Tuesday June 14, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
Theater Theater