Pre-Convention Sessions

8:30–3:45 | Pre-Con Sessions

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Pre-Con Fee: $39

8:30–3:30 | Pre-Con Sessions

This one-day learning experience explores frameworks that help administrators ensure effective and purposeful technology integration across classrooms. Administrators are introduced to technology integration learning models such as SAMR, 4Cs, Technology Integration Matrix, and Impactful Technology Use Indicators. School and district leaders will explore measures for obtaining data on perception, skills, and use of technology for supporting learning and teaching. This experience also strengthens administrators’ understanding of Google Workspace tools such as: Gmail, Calendar, Forms/Sheets, Docs, and how using these resources supports their work as administrative leaders.

Pre-Con Fee: $99

Speakers: Jay Salerno

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Grades: K-12
Experience Level: Intermediate
Convention Track: LPD
Audience: SA, IC, DA, IT, CI

Effective use of technology allows educators to understand each learners needs and readiness level, create engaging learning experiences, and assess progress over time. In this one-day workshop, participants will dive deep into a model for what high-quality technology integration looks like, get hands-on practice with new strategies and resources, and leave with an action plan for how they will continue to use technology to enhance the student learning experience.

Pre-Con Fee: $99

Speakers: Emma Pass 

Strands:
Grades: K-12
Experience Level: Intermediate
Convention Track: DATL
Audience: IC, TI, LMS, GE

2:00–4:00 | Pre-Con Sessions

Join Naomi Harm, Women in Leadership Strategist and STEM Innovation Specialist as she presents compelling neuroscience research that documents the how and the why women’s big, beautiful brains are wired for empathy, intuition, and collaboration – the very qualities business managers and educational administrators are looking for in their leaders of today. This inspiring and action-filled collaborative learning pre-con session will focus on how to build a woman’s leadership confidence, cognitive presence and her sphere of influence. Mentorship stories of hope, optimism, mindfulness, and leadership protocols will drive the hands-on activities, as you dream and design your visionary leadership roadmap through an Innovators Compass designing thinking activity. A multitude of leadership “lean-in” strategies and templates will also be provided to define and guide your women in the educational leadership career trajectory. All registrants will receive the book The Unique Individual You.

Speakers: Naomi Harm 

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