Leading Digitally, the Admin 2.0 Webinar Series
Sponsored by ACSA and TICAL
Looking to build your leadership skills? Want to continue to develop your vision, skills, and strategies toward educational relevancy? This webinar series is provided to you at no cost and with the idea of providing you convenient and effective quality professional development. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection to participate.
2012-13 Webinar Dates and Times
Recordings of the webinars are available, with links on the titles below.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 4-5 PM PDT
By Dr. Lisa Gonzales and Greg Ptizer
Join us as we explore applications and resources to support leading implementation of the new Common Core State Standards. You will learn key concepts in using technology to effectively work with teachers, students, and other stakeholders to create artifacts of learning and implementation practices that promote authentic audiences, critique work, and collaboration while engaging students and pushing on creativity.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10-11 AM PDT
By Butch Owens and Sean McCarthy
Join Sean McCarthy, Instructional Coordinator at Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Butch Owens, Director of Student Support and Alternative Education. Learn how online curriculum is being successfully used in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. The webinar will cover the district’s experience with vendor provided curriculum and online curriculum developed by district staff and teachers. Topics covered will include high school credit recovery, alternative education, teacher developed courses, open source software, professional development, future plans, and much more!
First Year of an 1:1 with iPads
(Sorry, no archived recording of this webinar)
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10-11 AM PST
By Tim Landeck and Harendra Goonetilleke
Put Apple iPads into the hands of 35 high free and reduced lunch population middle school students in a 24/7, one-to-one implementation to enhance their algebra studies. What do you get? Tune in to this webinar to hear about Pajaro Valley Unified's struggles and successes with this iPad implementation.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 3:30-4:30 PM PST
Join Lisa and Devin as they walk us through their upcoming article in ACSA's Leadership Magazine "Top 13 Tech Resources for 2013". The trip through different websites will help school leaders better utilize technology, recommend valuable resources for their teachers, and improve their own organizational skills. Sites will include LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tungle, Khan Academy, Facebook, YouSendIt, DropBox and more!
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:00-10:35 AM PST
As requirements for formative classroom assessment through teacher observation increase, educators are turning to their tablets—iPads, iPod Touches, and Androids to document observations of students and their work. Join this fast-paced, 35-minute webinar to learn about three easy-to-use apps you can download and start working with tomorrow! If you have one, bring your tablet!
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:00-12:00 PM PDT
By George Lieux and Jeff Mosby
Hear about the the evolution of a 1:1 Netbook Initiative for Fort Smith Public Schools over the last 4 years that has grown into piloting a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. The discussion topics will include revising policies to incorporate student devices, the costs, selection and maintenance of equipment along with tech support, initial ongoing professional development, learning management systems and popular Web 2.0 tools, all which played and are playing a large role in the 1:1 program as well as the BYOD program.
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 2:00-2:35 PM PDT
As a school administrator, you are constantly gathering data, not just related to student performance, but for a variety of purposes. You have an iPad and like the mobility it affords you. Now you’re ready to tackle some of these tasks using your iPad. This 45-minute webinar offers an overview of free and low-cost apps you can use to harness the power of your iPad for informal observational tasks ranging from campus maintenance checks to classroom walkthroughs and more.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:00-11:35 AM PDT
Students and parents support it. Experts predict BYOD initiatives will take hold in education. But educators are perceived as dragging their feet when it comes to serious consideration of BYOD. How is a BYOD program defined? What background information does a school administrator need to have? Are there readily available tools for planning a BYOD initiative? Where can school leaders find examples of policies and procedures for BYOD? Attend this Webinar to lay the groundwork for learning more about BYOD basics.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 10:00-10:45 AM PDT
By Thom Dunks
Learn more about harnessing the creative power of multimedia stories, blending a variety of desktop digital media tools with mobile device apps (iPad, iPhone, & iPod apps). Educators have inspirational stories to tell. This session will provide school leaders knowledge of easy-to-use multimedia tools and strategies to communicate their vision, build community, and provide high visibility leadership in technology. Participants will explore innovative ideas and technology tools, enabling them to lead colleagues in the development of multimedia presentations of various types.