Leadership Seminar

Leadership Seminar

Monday, December 11, 2017


Are you an education leader in your school or district? Are you a part of a team tasked with guiding innovation and change? Consider registering for the #TIES17 Leadership Seminar.



Featuring Scott McLeod

An Associate Professor of Educational
Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver, Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on P-12 school technology leadership issues.

What Leaders in Innovative Schools do Differently:

New information landscapes… new economic landscapes… new learning landscapes… In this hands-on, discussion-rich workshop, we will examine what leaders in innovative schools do di erently to prepare students and graduates for a rapidly-changing, digital, and global world. Please bring a tablet or laptop computer, an open mind, and a willingness to rethink and redesign leadership practices and school/classroom structures. Principals, superintendents, central o ce administrators, school board members, and teacher leader groups are encouraged to attend.


8:30 Opening Session and Keynote

  • Collective notes and big ideas
  • 9:45 Break

    10:00 Opening Session and Keynote Debrief

    Reactions to and takeaways from the morning keynote?

  • We will use this time as a strategic bridge from the keynote to our time together today
  • We also will use this time to meet each other and hear our initial perspectives, and then ground the day in our own experiences and expertise
  • 10:30 What Leaders in Innovative Schools Do Differently, Part 1

  • 4 big shifts and 10 building blocks
  • Hands-on analysis, deep discussion, and critical reflections on our day-to-day leadership beliefs and practices
  • ISTE’s new draft standards for administrators
  • ISTE’s essential conditions for powerful technology integration
  • federal Future Ready framework
  • 11:30 Lunch

    12:15 Dr. Jon Landis, Apple Corporation

    1:00 Break

    1:15 What Leaders in Innovative Schools Do Differently, Part 2

  • Expectation and support structures: School models that foster deeper student learning and engagement
  • Small chunks of time
  • Classroom-level redesign
  • School-level redesign
  • Redesigning day-to-day lessons and units
  • If we want deeper learning, student agency, authentic work, and rich technology infusion to occur, we have to design for them
  • 3:40 Wrap-Up and Evaluations

  • Thank you. Please stay in touch as we can be of support to you and your educators and community!
  • Some free stuff
  • Evaluations
    More Info:

    • Teams of school and district leaders. Individual registrations are welcome
    • Monday Only – Leadership Seminar: $379/$389/$399 for Owners/Partners/Customers
    • Monday Leadership Seminar + Tuesday Main Conference: $509/$519/$529 for Owners/Partners/Customers
    • Limited space available
    • Bring your own device
    • Special lunch buffet included only for Leadership Seminar day
    • #TIES17 Keynote presentations included

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