Twenty-five years in the trenches of news media and marketing. As Editor at the Learning Counsel, Cebron lives in the “eye of the storm” in this rapidly transforming space, reporting on leading schools, innovative administrators and industry which are shaping the future of teaching and learning.

Expert and charismatic change-agent helping schools move forward with a well-reasoned strategy for digital content and curriculum, professional development and IT strategy. Former Superintendent, Director of Technology Services, Principal, and Teacher in North Carolina Public Schools.

LeiLani is well versed in the digital content universe, software development, the adoption process, school coverage models, and helping define this century’s real change to teaching and learning. She is the author of the newly released book, The Consumerization of Learning.

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Beating Back Enrollment Loss by Bridging to Personalized Learning Pathway

Almost every school today needs to counteract enrollment loss to opt-outers who are part of the growing “choice” movement, all seeking alternatives that will suit their individual needs. We now live in a society with a shopper-mentality when it comes to education.

What’s the fix? Dubbed an “Un-LMS,” the new student-centric personal learning pathway systems (PLPS) are the mirror opposite of traditional Learning Management Systems. It’s a revolution in the form of delivery. This type of system allows schools to start flipping the organizational construct to a new flow of learning that enables teachers and schools to truly personalize and promises increased student achievement. What are the differences from prior systems? How can schools pilot a personalized learning pathway system?

Download this whitepaper to find out why these new systems are imperative for schools today, and how they should empower teachers. Learn the key components and how the mix of them with workflow and interface equal a compelling difference for learning experience and impact. Finally, consider the steps of implementation or a pilot of this latest evolution of technology for schools to meet today’s expectations.

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SuperintendentMeriden Public SchoolsMeridenCT
Innovation FacilitatorWarroad School DistrictWarroadMN
Online Curriculum TeacherWindham School DistrictHuntsvilleTX
Director, Instructional TechnologyHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
SuperintendentBaldy View Regional Occupational ProgramOntarioCA
Tech Apps CoordinatorGarland Independent School DistrictGarlandTX
Creative DirectorW.I.D.E. SchoolMissouri CityTX
Assistant PrincipalStockdick Junior High/Katy Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Director of TechnologyHarris County Department of EducationHoustonTX
DirectorUniversity of Houston Clear LakeHoustonTX
Director, 21st Century Learning & Special ProjectsCovina-Valley Unified School DistrictCovinaCA
Director of Technology ServicesTownship High School District 214ArlingtonIL
Educational DiagnosticianKaty Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Teacher - Classical AcademyClassical Academy OnlineEscondidoCA
IT Mgr., Educational TechnologyHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
TeacherHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
LibrarianFort Bend Independent School DistrictSugar LandTX
Director, Reading/Language Arts/Social StudiesRegion 4 Education Service CenterHoustonTX
Online Curriculum TeacherWindham School DistrictHuntsvilleTX
Sr. Educational Technology SpecialistHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Science Instructional CoachLamar Consolidated Independent School DistrictRosenbergTX
PrincipalWade Park SchoolClevelandOH
Secondary English TeacherThe Awty International SchoolHoustonTX
Special Education LiaisonEducation Service Center Region 12Valley MillsTX
Director of ScienceSpring Branch Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Head of English Department; 12th grade Academic CoordinatorThe Awty International SchoolHoustonTX
Executive Director of CurriculumSt. Vrain's Valley School DistrictLongmontCO
IT InstructorHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
McKitrick Elementary School - PrincipalHillsborough County SchoolsLutzFL
Elementary PrincipalWarroad School DistrictWarroadMN
Chief Academic OfficerSpring Branch Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Special Programs DirectorWindham School DistrictHuntsvilleTX
PrincipalLas Vegas Junior AcademyLas VegasNV
SLC TeacherUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonTX
Instructional Materials & Distribution CoordinatorClear Creek Independent School DistrictWebsterTX
Ed.D.. CandidateWalden UniversityLeague CityTX
Instructional DesignerUniversity of HoustonHoustonTX
Online Learning Program Assistant PrincipalWilliamson County SchoolsFranklinTN
Dyslexia SpecialistAldine Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Instructional DesignerUniversity of HoustonHoustonTX
Director, IT Applications & ServicesEvergreen Public SchoolsVancouverWA
SuperintendentBuckeye Union High School DistrictBuckeyeAZ
Operations DirectorBeta AcademyHoustonTX
Dean of StudentsHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director of Instructional TechnologyDenton Independent School DistrictDentonTX
PrincipalSouth Early College High SchoolHoustonTX
Campus Technology Integration SpecialistDeer Park Independent School DistrictDeer ParkTX
SuperintendentWarroad School DistrictWarroadMN
Director of Curriculum and Instructional TechnologyMeriden Public SchoolsMeridenCT
Executive Director of Instructional TechnologyRichardson Independent School DistrictRichardsonTX
Program Director 1UH SystemHoustonTX
Graduate AssistantUniversity of HoustonHoustonTX
Chief Information OfficerSchool District of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPA
Director of GA VirtualGeorgia Department of EducationSharpsburgGA
CTE TeacherHouston Independent School DistrictBaytownTX
Instructional TechnologistHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
IT Director, PowerUp LeadershipHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Technology DirectorSilver Falls School DistrictSilvertonOR
LMS SpecialistWilliamson County SchoolsFranklinTN
Principal - Carl E. Schluter ElementaryNorthwest Independent School DistrictHasletTX
Director of Ed Tech and Library ServicesDenver Public SchoolsDenverCO
Instructional DesignerUniversity of HoustonHoustonTX
English TeacherHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
PrincipalHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Principal - Houston Academy for International StudiesHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Writer/TeacherHouston ISDHoustonTX
K-12 Science Instructional CoordinatorLamar Consolidated Independent School DistrictRosenbergTX
Instructional TechnologistSt. Agnes AcademyHoustonTX
Executive Director of Teaching, Learning & LeadershipHighline Public SchoolsBurienWA
Director of Media, Text and Digital LearningPinellas County SchoolsLargoFL
Director of TechnologyLakeside SchoolSeattleWA
Superintendent of SchoolsChelmsford Public School DistrictChelmsfordMA
Teacher - Gregg ElementaryHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Ex. Dir. Professional Learning & Staff DevelopmentGalveston Independent School DistrictGalvestonTX
Instructional DesignerUniversity of Houston, College of EducationHoustonTX
Digital Media SpecialistPearland Independent School DistrictPearlandTX
TeacherEdgewood Independent School DistrictSan AntonioTX
Project ManagerIMS Global Learning ConsortiumTomballTX
Technology CoordinatorDickinson Independent School DistrictDickinsonTX
Teacher - James Madison High SchoolHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
DirectorW.I.D.E. SchoolMissouri CityTX
Chief Technology OfficerFresno Unified School DistrictFresnoCA
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & InstructionDenton Independent School DistrictDentonTX
Director ApplicationsSpring Branch Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Instructional CoachHumble Independent School DistrictHumbleTX
Math/Computer Science TeacherClassical Academy OnlineEscondidoCA
Director, Digital Learning & InnovationDistrict of Columbia Public SchoolsArlingtonVA
Coordinator of Online LearningFort Bend Independent School DistrictSugar LandTX
Assistant Superintendent of EducationTexas Juvenile Justice DepartmentAustinTX
Assistant SuperintendentEvergreen Public SchoolsVancouverWA
Director, Technology Customer ServicesKaty Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Campus Instructional Technologist/Formative Assessment CoordinatorHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
PPT CoordinatorNew Haven Public SchoolsNew HavenCT
Special Education Program SpecialistEdgewood Independent School DistrictSan AntonioTX
Supervisor of Blended LearningMeriden Public SchoolsMeridenCT
Math TeacherClassical Academy OnlineEscondidoCA
MISGalveston Independent School DistrictGalvestonTX
C & I TechnologyGalveston Independent School DistrictGalvestonTX
Math InterventionistCypress Fairbanks Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Chief Technology OfficerDeer Park Independent School DistrictDeer ParkTX
Deputy, Educational TechnologySchool District of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPA
Director of Curriculum & InstructionMesquite Independent School DistrictMesquiteTX
Ret. SuperintendentAurora Public SchoolsAuroraCO
Coordinator of Digital ContentMesquite Independent School DistrictMesquiteTX
Associate Superintendent, Georgia Virtual LearningGeorgia Department of EducationAtlantaGA
Content Specialist IIFresno County Superintendent of SchoolsFresnoCA
Online Curriculum TeacherWindham School DistrictHuntsvilleTX
Instructional Technology CoachCypress-Fairbanks Independent School DistrictCypressTX
Online Curriculum TeacherWindham School DistrictHuntsvilleTX
Technology TeacherHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
PrincipalClassical Academy OnlineEscondidoCA
Information Systems Officer/Technology Dept.Denton Independent School DistrictDentonTX
IT Sr. Manager, Administration & Strategic PlanningHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director Technology ServicesAlief Independent School DistrictAliefTX
Director, Instructional TechnologyKaty Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Director of Special PopulationsHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director of Online Professional LearningDallas Independent School DistrictDallasTX
Director of Education TechnologyHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director of Educational TechnologySpring Branch Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Chief Technology Information OfficerHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director of Instructional TechnologyPickerington Local School DistrictPickeringtonOH
Manager, Assessments & Data StrategyDistrict of Columbia Public SchoolsWashingtonDC
TeacherHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Chief Business Officer-IT DirectorBeta AcademyHoustonTX
SenatorUtah State SenateDraperUT
Administrator, media services & emerging technologiesLewisville Independent School DistrictLewisvilleTX
McKitrick Elementary School - First Grade TeacherHillsborough County SchoolsLutzFL
Student Achievement DirectorBuckeye Union High School DistrictBuckeyeAZ
Director of TechnologyAlton School District-SAU 72AltonNH
Instructional Technology SpecialistLittle Rock School DistrictLittle RockAR
Personalized Learning SpecialistHighline Public SchoolsBurienWA
Technology Instructional SpecialistTexas City Independent School DistrictTexas CityTX
Assistant PrincipalCatawba County SchoolsClaremontNC
Co-Director of TechnologyThe Awty International SchoolHoustonTX
Instructional TechnologyCatawba County SchoolsClaremontNC
Instructional DesignerUniversity of Houston College of NursingSugar LandTX
Director of Instructional TechnologyWilliamson County SchoolsFranklinTN
Instructional TechnologyGalveston Independent School DistrictGalvestonTX
MISGalveston Independent School DistrictGalvestonTX
Director of School TechnologyGwinnett County Public SchoolsSuwaneeGA
Teacher - James Madison High SchoolHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director, Project ManagementKaty Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Instructional Materials CoordinatorFort Bend Independent School DistrictSugar LandTX
Reading InterventionistWindsor Village Elementary SchoolHoustonTX
Program Coordinator for Digital LearningKlein Independent School DistrictSpringTX
Chief Secondary Curriculum DepartmentHouston Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Director of MathematicsInternational Leadership of TexasRichardsonTX
Director AI,MR,VR and Machine Learning Education ResearchRenton Prep Christian SchoolSeattleWA
Learning Systems SupervisorRenton Prep Christian SchoolSeattleWA
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