Keynote - Reaching All Learners and the Power of a Dream

8:45 am – 10:00 am

Speakers: Mark Coppin & Sady Paulson

Session Description:
Today’s technologies are leveling the playing field and are opening up a world of opportunities for persons of all abilities. This Keynote will show how today’s technologies can reach all learners and how they have empowered Sady Paulson to realize her dream of becoming a videographer.

Speaker Biographies:
Mark Coppin is the Director of Disability Services for North Dakota State University. He has spent over 35 years in the field of assistive technology and has presented at state, regional, national, and international conferences. Mark holds a bachelor's degree in speech communications and special education and a master’s degree in educational media design and technology.

Sady Paulson is a film director, editor, and presenter who graduated from Full Sail University with a bachelor’s degree in Digital Cinematography. Sady also has Cerebral Palsy. Her love for technology is more than just a passion; it gives her access to her world.

image of Mark Coppin and Sady Paulson laughing as they look at a laptop