Technology Leadership Academy for Teachers

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, 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, including the Leadership Luncheon. 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 tools & Open Education Resources (OER) based on the needs of your students
• Research practical strategies and frameworks, like Future Ready for using technology in your classroom
* Learn techniques for modeling and teaching digital citizenship
• Expand your professional learning network of colleagues

Presenter:
Jonathon Lee, Instructional Specialist, METC, EducationPlus

Workshop Requirements:
This is a BYOD academy. EducationPlus has a few laptops for loan during workshops upon prior request

Audience:
Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators, Technology Specialists.

Dates:
September 27, 2017
November 9, 2017

December 14, 2017
January 8, 2018

February 13, 2018 @ METC Conference, St. Charles Convention Center (valued at $245-$315)
March 1, 2018

Time:
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location:
EducationPlus, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146

Price:Register Now
$675.00 EdPlus / METC Member
$850.00 Standard Price

Registration Deadline:
September 25, 2017 or until registration is at capacity

3.0 college credit hours available upon request for an additional fee of $100 per credit hour to be completed 90 days from the last day of the academy.