MEGA Conference 2019

07/15/2019 - 07/19/2019 • One South Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602
The MEGA Conference is a week-long conference that provides attendees with opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions, participate in in-depth training sessions, and learn from leading experts in fields across the education spectrum. MEGA is hosted by the Alabama State Department of Education.


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  • 16 July
  • 17 July
  • 18 July
  • 19 July

TASH Alabama

17 July

17 July

Karen Anderson

Education Administrator
Dr. Karen Anderson has more than 30 years of service in K-12 education, including positions as math teacher, principal, and district office administrator. She has worked at the Alabama State Department of Education since 2014 supporting school turnaround, primarily with the federally funded School Improvement Grant (SIG) program, and currently serves in the Office of School Improvement.

17 July


Lisa Andreko

Strategic Education Advisor
Dr. Lisa Andrejko, former superintendent in two Pennsylvania school districts, Quakertown Community and Norristown Area. She is currently Lead Strategic Education Advisor in teacher supervision, evaluation, and professional learning for PowerSchool. She has consulted on these topics nationally and internationally, most recently for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. DOE Future Ready Schools project. In 2013 she was recognized as a Tech Savvy Superintendent by eSchool News and a Top 40 Education Innovator by the Center for Digital Education. She earned a doctorate in education leadership from Lehigh University and has a master’s degree in education technology. Her work has been published in several publications.

16 July

17 July


Wendy Arnold

RTI Coordinator
Sylacauga City Schools
Wendy Arnold is a 22 year educator who spent 7 years in the classroom and 13 years as a school counselor. For the past 2 years, Wendy has served as the system RTI Specialist. She has presented at SREB National Conference, AMLE National Conference, Title I National Conference, ASBA State Conference, MEGA Conference and the Alabama Counselor Association Conference. She is married to Mark Arnold and they have four children.

17 July

17 July