Past Virtual Events

Learning Counsel flash internet seminars are designed to be rapid researched-based professional development for education executives and administrators. Leaders in edtech and district and school transformation share their experience, best-practices and tools on how they are making the shift.

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Past Event Recordings

Join these prestigious award winners for an intimate look at the inner workings of a successful digital transformation and strategies you need to help your school/district succeed.

Hear how these “best of the best” education professionals have applied innovative thinking to their districts to create the best possible learning environments during this fast and furious period of change


Hear about the Chicago Public Schools initiative to build a digital comprehensive digital curriculum. pre-K through 12th grade across all content areas.

This year, 32,827 educators engaged with the survey, which included a 300 percent Increase in responses from small and medium sized schools and districts

One of the most popular features of the Learning Counsel’s Digital Transition Discussion is the Local Panel of Administrator’s discussion, which features some of the sharpest minds in education. In this discussion, Dr. Keith Osburn, Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Department of Education, Tricia Kennedy, Executive Director, Instructional Development & Support at Gwinnett County Public Schools, and Janell McClure, EdS., Director, Applied Learning and Design - Division of Teaching and Learning at the Cobb County School District

Eddie Millwood, Director of Digital Convergence at Hall County Schools and Penny Christensen, E-Learning Specialist at Hall County Schools are learning how to make virtual learning work for the district’s 27,000 students. In this educator session, they share strategies for supporting virtual teachers in their district and some very carefully thought-out next steps in their virtual journey.

Join the Cobb County School District Instructional Technology team as they share how their Future Focus philosophy led to a smoother transition for teachers during Remote Learning due to a worldwide pandemic. We will discuss the steps taken before, during, and after to prepare & support our district.

Jay Heap, Associate Superintendent for Enterprise Services and Applications at the Georgia Department of Education and Sarah Newman, Supervisor of District Support at Georgia Virtual Learning look at the challenges for classroom teachers created by remote learning in March and the ability to transform teaching models to meet the needs of families and students. These experts focus on future opportunities and learning models that will bring positive change to learning environments for all children.

Dr. Matt Waymack, Director of eCLASS Development at Gwinnett County Public Schools takes you on a fascinating step by step journey as the district transformed during the COVID-19 closure. You’ll hear how the district made technology decisions, get an insider’s view of their instructional strategy, and learn about how they handled staffing and substitute teacher issues to keep the learning going.

Dr. Debbie Durrence, Chief Data Officer at Gwinnett County Public Schools shares her district’s initiative to transform teaching and learning through a concerted focus on student data. You’ll hear how they took their information management and technology division and divided it into data governance, information security, and information management and technology. The result was the ability to meet the needs of all their students in the school district and provide parents with a choice in what that learning would look like for their students as they moved into this very different school year.