Virtual Digital Transition Discussion - DC, VA, WV

Oct 19 2021 to Oct 20 2021

Virtual Digital Transition Discussion - Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia

Overview

12:00 - 3:30pm Eastern Daylight Time Both Days

Overview

What are the new schooling models?

70% of administrators are concerned about the logistics of time and space in hybrid schooling and what that does to teaching. What about hybrid simultaneous, hybrid logistics contemporary? Are there new responsibilities for the whole shift in digital learning? What about better understanding the developing ed-tech software scene? 

74% of teachers are feeling overwhelmed or burnt-out. A myriad of things can be done about this, but there is one that almost no schools are doing. 

The EduJedi Leadership Society and Learning Counsel News Media & Research are holding this virtual 2-day event to bring you both nationally significant insights and foster your local togetherness with your own local leaders sharing. You’ll be surprised how much you learn from each other.

This event is free to all educators only. Industry partners are required to sponsor. Please Contact Us for details.

This event is EduJedi Leadership Society Certified, educator attendees may claim a credential for attendance and certificate sent via email. 

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This year's Discussion event is offered for your area in two afternoons, kicking off with sponsored lunch-and-learns and offering concurrent breakouts and premier speakers on topics we know are of interest.

Schedule

Oct. 19 - Leadership vs. Systemic Inequities – the Hybrid Models Workshop

12:00-12:30 p.m. Leadership & Model Shifts – Guest Educator Speaker 

  Ms. Morri Pace, Coordinator of Innovative Learning, Powhatan County Public Schools (VA)

Suzanne Sloane, Head of School, Virginia Virtual Academy (VA)

12:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch & Learn - "Solve Your Top Three Digital Learning Challenges: Access, Engagement, and Rostering"

While juggling in-person and remote instruction models, leaders struggle to address three critical problems:

  • Ensuring students have access to a variety of digital learning resources
  • Measuring student engagement with those resources
  • Rostering student data quickly and a safely  

Many districts are turning to single sign-on solutions that include analytics and automated rostering to solve these issues. This session will illustrate how districts can use these platforms to provide consistent access to digital learning and drive student engagement at home and in the classroom. 

  Jill Vandagriff, Regional Director, ClassLink

1:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn - "How Does Hybrid Impact Your School?"

Are you building a network to support hybrid learning and hybrid work?  This session presented by Cisco will provide insights into pedagogy and network infrastructure.  Technology is core to the way we work and learn. 

  Mary Schlegelmilch, Cisco Education Consultant

  Shannon Redd, Cisco Education

1:30-2:00 p.m. Ed-Tech Market Briefing Update & Intro to " Learning Leadership vs. Systemic Inequities"

  LeiLani Cauthen, CEO & Publisher, Learning Counsel News Media & Research, Founder, Knowstory

There are eight main models of schooling today, several brand-new structures since the start of the pandemic that are now coming into focus. Market research indicates the biggest wave of stimulus funding ever, an opportunity for schools to carry forward mini revolutions of change for greater flexibility and personalization. 

2:00-2:30 p.m. Leadership & Model Shifts – Guest Educator Speaker 

2:30-2:45 p.m. Group Discussion & Video Showcase

2:45-3:30 p.m. Guest Educator Panel – Lessons Learned in Our Digital Transition 

  Ms. Morri Pace, Coordinator of Innovative Learning, Powhatan County Public Schools (VA)

  Suzanne Sloane, Head of School, Virginia Virtual Academy (VA)

Oct. 20 - Reducing Teacher Burn-Out – New Leadership Workshop

12:00-12:30 p.m. New Leadership

  Dr. Nicole DeVries, Director of K-12 and Gifted Programs, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VA)

  Dr. Sharon Shewbridge, Director of Instructional Technology, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VA)

12:30-1:00 p.m.  Lunch & Learn

1:00-1:30 p.m.  Lunch & Learn

1:30-2:00 p.m. About New Responsibilities for Leaders - Review the EduJedi Digital Learning Experience Standards for what details might be missing that could really help your whole organization.  Find out what sort of role shifts you should be leading and how.

  Chris McMurray, VP EduJedi Leadership Society

2:00-2:30 p.m. New Leadership – Guest Educator Speaker 

2:30-2:45 p.m. Group Discussion & Video Showcase 

2:45-3:30 p.m. Lessons Learned in Our Digital Transition - Guest Educator Panel