TechFest is an annual faculty-driven conference to explore new technologies and their uses, as well as to showcase creative faculty projects and initiatives.

TechFest 2018 is on Thursday May 17: Register now!

This Year's Keynote Speaker:

Kona Jones, Director of Online Learning, Richland Community College

Kona Jones

Director of Online Learning
Richland Community College

Kona Jones is the Director of Online Learning and coordinates Faculty Academy at Richland Community College in Decatur, IL. She is responsible for the assessment of online courses and initiatives, providing instructional design and pedagogical support to faculty, development of faculty and student technology training materials, and overseeing faculty professional development. She serves as a technology resource for the College as well as an adjunct instructor of statistics. Her particular passion is student retention in online courses and, more specifically, assessing how different initiatives can improve student retention. She is also a #Canvassador, contributing extensively in the online Canvas Community and elsewhere.