The EmpowerED Superintendent edWebinar Series

Superintendents

Co-hosted by CoSN, AASA, and edWeb.net
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The EmpowerED Superintendent edWebinar Series

School district leaders face many challenges leading schools and driving school improvement. Collaboration with peers is one of the most effective ways to learn about effective ideas and practices. CoSN, AASA, and edWeb.net are co-hosting an online professional learning community and edWebinar series to help superintendents connect and collaborate to help each other in this endeavor. You can attend the edWebinars live to connect with peers in real time, or view the recordings.  Join the Super-Connected community on edWeb for online discussions and resources.

“The EmpowerED Superintendent webinar series allows us to leverage technology to engage in conversations each month with district leaders who are leading the way in meeting the learning needs of all students, and providing a valuable guide for others to follow.”
—Ann McMullan, Project Director, CoSN EmpowerED Superintendents Program.

 

Join the Super-Connected Community on edWeb for networking, discussions, and invitations to upcoming edWebinars.


Upcoming edWebinars

Creating and Leading Equitable, Effective Learning Systems – Assuring Accessibility for All

Monday, May 10, 2021 @ 5:oo pm Eastern Time

Presented by Dr. Michael Brophy, Superintendent, West Valley School District #208 (WA); Dr. Nick Polyak, Superintendent, Leyden High School District 212 (IL); Dr. Michael Salvatore, Senior Vice President, Kean University (NJ); and Marlon Styles, Superintendent, Middletown City School District (OH)

In this edWebinar, four superintendents share how they are leading the complex issues involved in ensuring accessibility for all within their school districts. Five compelling steps for ensuring accessibility will be articulated and illustrated through shared resources and real-world examples of successful strategies that have been used to assure accessibility for all.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation in Rural School Districts: Leadership Strategies for Success

Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 5:oo pm Eastern Time

Presented by Dr. Peter Aiken, Superintendent, Manheim Central School District (PA); Dr. Amy Carter, Superintendent, Meridian Public School District (MS); Dr. Matthew Dillon, Superintendent, Petal School District (MS); and Dan Leffingwell, Superintendent, Noble Local School District (OH)

Join the conversation with four rural school district superintendents as they discuss the challenges and opportunities that are unique to rural school districts when leading digital transformations that change how teachers teach and students learn, as well as impact the way school districts operate. Each superintendent will also share the leadership strategies and technology tools they have implemented during the past year in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic to assure that all students in their districts continue learning. Plans for how the schools in these rural school districts will operate during the 2021-2022 school year will also be reviewed.

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View the Recordings of Previous edWebinars

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Leading Teaching and Learning in Today’s World
April 12, 2021
Presented by Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent, Oak Park Elementary District 97 (IL); Dr. Chris Marczak, Chief of Instructional Leadership for the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, Pacific Center for Instructional Leadership (Japan); Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, Township High School District 214 (IL); Dr. Donna Wright, Director of Schools, Wilson County Schools (TN); and Frankie Jackson, Independent K-12 Chief Technology Officer – Education Technology Leader and Success Advocate (TX)
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Leading Learning in a Blended Environment: What Works for Students, Teachers and Administrators
March 8, 2021
Presented by Dr. Mark Benigni, Superintendent, Meriden Public Schools (CT); Dr. Alan Seibert, Superintendent, Salem City Schools (VA); Dr. Jason Van Heukelum, Superintendent, Winchester Public Schools (VA); and Diane W. Doersch, Technology Director for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program at Digital Promise
View the Recording

Strategic Technology Planning and Investment: Priorities, Cost and Impacts in Today’s Learning Environments
Feb. 8, 2021
Presented by Dr. Doug Brubaker, Superintendent, Texarkana Independent School District (TX); Dr. Ann Levett, Superintendent, Savannah-Chatham Schools (GA); and Dr. Kristi Wilson, Superintendent, Buckeye Elementary School District (AZ), and President of AASA
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Data Privacy in Our Connected Learning World: Earning the Trusted Learning Environment Seal
Jan. 11, 2021
Presented by Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., Superintendent, Leander Independent School District (TX); Dr. Allan Markley, Superintendent, Raytown Quality Schools (MO); and Linnette Attai, Project Director, CoSN Privacy Initiative, CoSN (Consortium for School Networking)
View the Recording

Achieving Digital Equity: Innovative Leadership Strategies for Today’s School Leaders
Dec. 14, 2020 
Presented by Dr. A. Katrise Perera, Superintendent, Gresham-Barlow School District, OR; Glenn Robbins, Superintendent, Brigantine Public Schools, NJ; and Dr. Aaron Spence, Superintendent, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA
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Effective Technology Professional Learning: Leading and Collaborating to Assure Success
Nov. 9, 2020
Presented by Cathy Moore, Superintendent, Wake County Public School System, NC; Marlo Gaddis, Chief Technology Officer, Wake County Public School System, NC; and Allison Reid, Senior Director of Digital Learning and Libraries, Wake County Public School System, NC
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Cybersecurity: Keeping Everyone Safe in Today’s Learning Environments
Oct. 12, 2020
Presented by Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent, Ithaca City School District, NY; Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent, Highline Public Schools, WA; Dr. Chris Gaines, Superintendent, Mehlville School District, MO; and Amy McLaughlin, Project Director, CoSN Cybersecurity Initiative
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School Leadership 2020-2021: Unprecedented Challenges in a COVID-19 World
Sept. 14, 2020
Presented by Dr. Dan Domenech, Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association; Keith Krueger, CEO, CoSN (The Consortium for School Networking); and Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, Township High School District 214, IL, Chair of the CoSN Superintendents Advisory Panel
View the Recording

Smart Education Networks by Design: The CoSN SEND Initiative
Jul. 13, 2020
Presented by Dr. Mark Benigni, Superintendent, Meriden Public Schools, CT; Dr. John Marcus, Superintendent, Stoughton Public Schools, MA; and Matthew Miller, Superintendent, Lakota Local Schools, OH
View the Recording

Digital Equity Strategies for Learning Beyond the Classroom
Jun. 8, 2020
Presented by Dr. David Miyashiro, Superintendent, Cajon Valley School District, CA; Dr. Steven Webb, Superintendent, Vancouver Public Schools, WA; and Dr. Donna Wright, Director of Schools, Wilson County Schools, TN
View the Recording

Strategic Technology Planning: Aligning Priorities, Costs, Outcomes and Sustainability
May 11, 2020
Presented by Dr. Jeanne Barker, Director of Schools, Lenoir City School System, TN; Dr. Chris Gaines, Superintendent, Mehlville School District, MO; and Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss, Superintendent, Salisbury Township School District, PA
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Leading Digital Transformations in Rural School Districts
Apr. 13, 2020
Presented by Ann W. Linson, Superintendent, East Noble School Corporation, IN; Dr. Chris Marczak, Superintendent, Maury County Public Schools, TN; and Glenn Robbins, Superintendent, Brigantine Public Schools, NJ
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Accessibility for All: Creating an Equitable Learning Ecosystem
Mar. 9, 2020
Presented by Dr. Doug Brubaker, Superintendent, Fort Smith Public Schools, AR; Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent, Oak Park Elementary District 97, IL; and Randall Squier, Superintendent, Coxsackie-Athens Central School District, NY
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Online Assessment: An Effective, Coordinated, District Leadership Team Approach
Feb. 10, 2020
Presented by Dr. Michael Loughead, Superintendent, Hampton Township School District, PA; Dr. Jacquelyn Removcik, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Hampton Township School District, PA; and Dr. Ed McKaveney, Director of Technology, Hampton Township School District PA
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Leading Digital Learning: Successful Strategies for 1:1 Implementations
Jan. 13, 2020
Presented by Dr. Mark Benigni, Superintendent, Meriden Public Schools, CT; Dr. Doug Brubaker, Superintendent, Fort Smith Public Schools, AR; Dr. Charles Dumais, Superintendent and Executive Director, Cooperative Educational Services, CT; and Dr. Mary Wegner, Superintendent, Sitka School District, AK
View the Recording

Effective Professional Learning: The Secret Sauce for Successful Classroom Transformations
Dec. 9, 2019
Presented by Dr. Mark Benigni, Superintendent, Meriden Public Schools, CT; Barbara Haeffner, Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Meriden Public Schools, CT; and Susan Moore, Supervisor of Blended Learning, Meriden Public Schools, CT
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Cyber Security: Concerns, Strategies and Solutions for Schools
Nov. 11, 2019
Presented by Dr. Peter Aiken, Superintendent, Manheim Central School District, PA; Dr. Michael Lubelfeld, Superintendent of Schools, North Shore School District 112, IL; and Dr. Donna Wright, Director of Schools, Wilson County Schools, TN
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Assuring Student Data Privacy: Lessons for Our Times
Oct. 14, 2019
Presented by Dr. Chris Gaines, Superintendent, Mehlville School District, MO; Andrew Moore, CIO, Boulder Valley School District, CO; and Linnette Attai, Project Director, CoSN Privacy Initiative and Trusted Learning Environment Program
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The Empowered Superintendent: Driving K-12 Innovation
Sept. 9, 2019
Presented by Dr. Deborah Kerr, Superintendent, Brown Deer School District, WI, President of AASA; Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, Township High School District 214, IL, Chair, CoSN Superintendents Advisory Panel, AASA 2018 Superintendent of the Year; and Keith Krueger, CEO, CoSN
View the Recording 

Smart Network Design for Transformation and Innovation: Reaching in and Beyond the Classroom
July 8, 2019
Presented by Frankie Jackson, Independent K-12 Chief Technology Officer, Houston, TX; Glenn Robbins, Superintendent, Tabernacle Township School District, NJ; and Matthew J. Miller, Superintendent, Lakota Local Schools, OH
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Closing the Homework Gap: Digital Equity for All Students
June 10, 2019
Presented by Dr. Carol L. Kelley, Superintendent, Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL; Michael Arensdorff, Senior Director of Technology, Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL; David J. Seleb, Executive Director, Oak Park Public Library, IL; and Dr. Beth Holland, Digital Equity Project Director, CoSN
View the recording

Strategic Technology Planning and Investment
May 13, 2019
Presented by Ann Linson, Superintendent, East Noble School Corporation, IN; Randy Squier, Superintendent, Coxsackie-Athens Central School District, NY; and Dr. Gabe Soumakian, CEO and Founder, Sup Du Jour Consulting Group, CA
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Rural Districts Taking the Digital Leap
Apr. 8, 2019
Presented by Ned Kirsch, Superintendent, Franklin West Supervisory Union, VT; Dr. Mary Wegner, Superintendent, Sitka School District, AK; and Dr. Suzanne Lacey, Superintendent, Talladega County Schools, AL
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Accessibility: Effective, Equitable Learning Environments for All Students
Mar. 11, 2019
Presented by Matthew J. Miller, Superintendent, Lakota Local Schools, OH; Dr. Tom Muzzey, Superintendent, Orchard Farm R-V School District, MO; and Dr. Donna Wright, Director of Schools, Wilson County Schools, TN
View the recording

Online Assessment: An Evolving Landscape and New Opportunities
Feb. 11. 2019
Presented by Glenn Robbins, Superintendent of Tabernacle Township School District, NJ; and Dr. Donna Wright, Director of Schools, Wilson County Schools, TN
View the recording

Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision
Jan. 14, 2019
Presented by Dr. Peter Aiken, Superintendent, Manheim Central School District, PA; Michelle Murphy, Superintendent, Rim of the World School District, CA; and Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss, Superintendent, Salisbury Township School District, PA
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Cloud Computing: Taking Advantage of the Latest Technologies
Dec. 10, 2018
Presented by Dr. Doug Brubaker, Superintendent, Fort Smith Public Schools, AR; Dr. Hank Thiele, Superintendent, Community HS District 99, IL; and Frankie Jackson, Chief Technology Officer and Assistant Superintendent, Cypress Fairbanks ISD, TX
View the recording

 

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