Get the Inside Track on Blended Learning in Texas
A one day, invite-only forum with educators in Texas, hosted by Fuel Education

What does it take to implement a high-quality, student-focused, blended learning program?

We invite you to join us February 23 for our Texas Blended Learning Leaders Forum for a hands-on, interactive, and collaborative workshop to explore the crucial steps of designing and building an effective blended learning program. We look forward to providing you with the expertise, information, and tools needed to develop a program that helps you meet the challenges facing your district and your students.

The Forum will feature:
  • Engaging sessions with blended learning classroom and program leaders including:
    • Kwame Simmons, CEO, The Simmons Advantage
    • David C. Fuller, Ed. D., Superintendent/C0-Founder, C.O.R.E. Academy
    • Staff and students from Humble Christian School
  • A Discussion around integrating Project-Based Learning and other complementary learning models into blended learning environments
  • A complimentary step-by-step guide that details how to plan, implement, and measure a blended learning program
  • An opportunity to network and collaborate with peers from districts and schools who share interests in blended learning
  • Interactive sessions led by education consultants with expertise in creating blended learning programs
  • A certificate of attendance to put toward CEU


Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria
2626 Sage Rd
Houston, TX 77056

About our Speakers:

         Kwame Simmons, CEO, The Simmons Advantage
Kwame Simmons is a dynamic educator who uses an innovative approach to revolutionize urban education. He created the first school wide one-to-one and blended learning school for DC Public Schools that was featured in the Washington Post. While in St. Louis, his efforts led his school to receive national recognition for several awards, including Most Improved School of the Year. Most recently, Mr. Simmons received the “Excellence in Education Award” from the BET HONORS and was featured on the Steve Harvey Morning Show. Kwame Simmons received his undergraduate degree from Hampton University in History and graduate degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University in Organizational Development and Leadership and Macdonough School of Business, Georgetown University in Executive Masters in Education. He currently works as an educational consultant for school transformation as well as an Adjunct Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. 

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Bobby Offterdinger, education consultant, Fuel Education
Bobby has worked as an educator in public schools for his entire career. From the classroom to a technology integration specialist, focusing on facilitating blended learning spaces in K-5 classrooms, Bobby has developed meaningful professional development for school stakeholders and helped create teacher leaders as part of an embedded coaching model. Bobby has extensive experience working with teachers to use blended learning to customize their instruction in order to meet student needs. His specialties include K–12 literacy, blended learning, technology integration and professional development.