This Academy will assist educators in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to use technology as a tool for more effective and efficient leadership in their schools.

The TLA will assist in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to use technology as a tool for more effective and efficient leadership in their schools. This long-term academy is for all educational leaders (superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, curriculum or tech coordinators). Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference.  The academy goals are to:

• Enhance digital leadership skills

• Develop a vision of how to use technology in your personal and professional life

• Assess strengths and needs of your staff in the area of technology

• Develop an action plan for using technology in your role as a leader

• Expand your professional learning network of colleagues

The TLA for teachers will assist educators in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to use technology as a tool for more effective and efficient integration in their classrooms. Various free digital portals, applications and resources will be explored including Google & Microsoft applications. SAMR will be explored as research based technology integration tools. This long-term academy is for all media or tech specialists, and classroom teachers. Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference.  The academy goals are to:

• Improve teaching by integrating technology into lessons using SAMR

• Develop a vision of how to use technology to improve student performance

• Assess free tools & Open Education Resources (OER) based on your teaching and learning needs

• Research practical strategies, and framework like Future Ready, for using technology

• Expand your professional learning network of colleagues

The TLA for teachers will assist educators in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to use technology as a tool for more effective and efficient integration in their classrooms. Various free digital portals, applications and resources will be explored including Google & Microsoft applications. SAMR, LoTi, and Grappling's will be explored as research based technology integration tools, as well as the Future Ready Framework, Open Education Resources and Digital Citizenship. This long-term academy is for all media or tech specialists, and classroom teachers. Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference. The academy goals are to:

• Improve teaching by integrating technology into lessons using SAMR, LoTi and Grappling's
• Develop a vision of how to use technology to improve student performance
• Assess tools & Open Education Resources (OER) based on the needs of your students
• Research practical strategies for using technology in your classroom while modeling digital citizenship
• Expand your professional learning network of colleagues

The TLA will assist in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to use technology as a tool for more effective and efficient leadership in their schools. This long-term academy is for all educational leaders (superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, curriculum or tech coordinators). Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference. The academy goals are to:
• Enhance digital leadership skills through modeling good digital citizenship
• Learn about research based technology integration tools like LoTi, Grapplings and SAMR
• Develop a vision of how to use technology in your personal and professional life, including communicating with social media
• Assess strengths and needs of your staff in the area of technology
• Explore National Education Initiatives including the ISTE Standards, Future Ready Framework and Open Education Resources (OER)
• Develop an action plan for using technology in your role as a leader
• Expand your professional learning network of colleagues