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For Deep Dives offered on Thursday 3/29, please select 1 experience from the list of Deep Dives (red icon type) and add it to your schedule. This is an immersive and interactive experience that culminates in an exhibition.

For all other conference events, including Workshops offered in Round 1, Round 2, and Round 3, please select your preferred sessions and add them to your schedule. Workshops will run on a first come, first-served basis. If the room is full, please select another session to attend.
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Abbey Futrell

Edgecombe County Public Schools
Assistant Superintendent
North Carolina

Abbey Futrell is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Edgecombe County Public Schools located in North Carolina.  Prior to deciding to follow her heart back to a school district, she served as a Digital Innovation Coach with the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Her work with the Friday Institute encompassed a commitment to coaching teachers, redefining professional development experiences, and serving as one of the lead facilitators for the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network.  She frequently presents and keynotes at national education conferences and has moderated Future Ready Summits sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

Her collective 16 plus years in education include providing educational services for educators at the local, district, regional and state level, as well as experience as a public school middle grades Language Arts teacher, secondary English Literature teacher, district Instructional Technology Facilitator, 6-12 Instructional Coach and Professional Development Consultant with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Abbey’s spare time (whatever that is) is spent searching for new ways to help teachers help students, reading with a tall glass of lemonade, specifically Chick-fil-A or Simply Lemonade, and cooking beautiful meals while listening to New Edition. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeyfutrell and abbeyfutrell.com.