TIE Colorado Leadership Academy
June 23rd 7:30-4:00
Copper Mountain Resort (during TIE conference)

This year, for the first time ever, TIE is hosting a day-long event just for leaders on Thursday June 23rd during our annual conference. You don’t need to attend the full conference to participate in this exciting day-long event that is a continuation of our sold out “Leadership Bootcamp” at the ISTE Conference last year.  There is a “day only” registration option available.  Principals, tech directors, superintendents and other leaders in charge of managing the technology changes in their districts are invited to join us at TIE for the first Leadership Academy. Time is built in to discuss and debrief sessions with tech-savvy facilitators.  Register nowseating is limited!

Overview of our Keynote
Pam Moran - Superintendent of the Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia  and Ira Socol - College of Education at Michigan State University

The Chieftain and the Tribal Environment: Exploring Learning Frontiers in the Post-Gutenberg Society

Media trumpet daily headlines and stories that portray schools across the nation as failing. In reality, schools are measurably better than they’ve ever been.  However, the schools we have were designed to fail most students so that they could exit into jobs of physical labor. That economic environment has vanished in the United States, but the resulting school environments remain in place - creating a powerful disconnect between school and society. We’ve now entered the Communication Age but our schools still function like factories on an agrarian calendar. The educational system must change rapidly in response to our societal and economic needs, or we’re likely to lose so much market share we’ll be out of business as public schools. What’s the solution? There’s no silver bullet but…. Read more

Speakers for the day:

David Gregory, Manchester UK –  The British Experience Leadership & Professional Development

Jeanne Hayes, Project Red - A Leaders Guide to Key Ed Tech Implementation Factors That Really Work to Change Learning

Matt Kuhn, McREL - Power Walk-through - turn brief classroom observations into real opportunities for coaching teachers and guiding professional development opportunities

Dee Larsen, MasterTech Solutions - Cut Costs, Not Technology – grant funding ideas

Dan Maas, Littleton Public Schools - Inspired Writing Raising Achievement with Netbooks, Google Docs and Professional Development

Pam Moran, Superintendent and tech leader, with Ira Socol, University of Michigan – Extension of Keynote

Denise Shorey, EAGLE-Net (Educational Access Gateway Learning Environment Network) - learn about this cost-sharing, collaborative and secure high speed broadband network can provide access for technology-rich, quality education to students in all Colorado school districts

Michelle Warner, Mobile Citizen  Successful Mobile Learning Implementations – A Leadership Perspective

Greg Wilborn, - A Vision & Strategic Planning Process for Systemic 21st Century Learning

Register Now - seating is limited!


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