Common Ground 2013 has ended

A Unique Professional Development Event That Will Change How You Think about Leading and Learning in the Digital Age! Fourteen non-profit educational organizations have planned a HUGE professional development event and you are invited! Over 200 sessions with outstanding presenters with strategic topics will Wow you with High Impact challenges for leaders and educators! Over 100 Exhibitors and Sponsors will Amaze you with new tools for the 21st Century global education community. Over 3,000 of your colleagues, friends, business associates, and leaders will Be There in the same place at the same time. Share real face time. 

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Chris O'Neal

University of Virginia
Manager, Instructional Design
Charlottesville, Virginia

Chris O’Neal began his career in Louisiana as an elementary and middle school teacher, then became
a district technology coordinator and eventually State Director of Educational Technology.  During his tenure at the Department of Education, his successful work with the legislature earned him status as an
Honorary State Senator. He is currently at the University of Virginia, in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, where he is the Manager of Instructional Design.

Mr. O’Neal provides ongoing consulting to ISTE (the International Society for Technology in Education), and numerous state, national, and international educational organizations. 

He has been profiled as a “Shaper of our Future” by Converge magazine, and received the “Making it Happen” award for educational technology leaders. He has also recently authored a book for school leaders on practical tips for using data to enhance school culture.