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Leave No Child Offline and Leave No Teacher Behind: Why Equity and Access to Digital Tools, Tech-Savvy Teachers, and the Internet are Important to the Future of Our Nation
Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Darryl Adams, recently retired Superintendent of California’s Coachella Valley School District, Thought Leader and Technology Evangelist
Sponsored by Achieve3000
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Digital equity and access in the 21st century are crucial to students being able to compete on a global level: There are few places in society where technology is not utilized or playing an important role. As a result, it’s more critical than ever that students graduate with the 21st-century literacy and technology skills they need to navigate, read and succeed in our increasingly interconnected, digital world. In this edWebinar, Dr. Darryl Adams addresses the following questions:
All K-12 educators and administrators are invited to watch this recorded session!
About the Presenter
Dr. Darryl Adams, recently retired Superintendent of Coachella Valley School District, CA, was recognized in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education and the Obama White House as one of the Top 100 Innovative Superintendents in the Nation. President Obama praised Dr. Adams’ leadership and creativity and spoke to the importance of his “iPads for All” and “Wifi-on-Wheels” programs as being innovative ways in connecting students and families to educational opportunities. Under Dr. Adams leadership, Coachella Valley School District was the first in the nation to provide a mobile device (iPads) for every student from preschool through high school and the first in the world to ensure students 24/7 internet access by putting wifi routers on school buses by way of his Wifi-on-Wheels initiative. Dr. Adams has also led the way in educational technology and digital conversion, broadband infrastructure expansion for schools and homes and in developing teacher educational technology certification programs.
Dr. Adams has been named as one of the most influential voices in education by Tech & Learning Magazine and the Center for Digital Education has honored him as one of the Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers in the nation in digital conversion. Dr. Adams is the creator of the TLC Philosophy of (Trust, Love and Collaboration). His goal for education is to help make this a better world by inspiring everyone to participate in providing equity, equality and opportunity for all by ensuring that we “Leave No Child Offline and No Teacher Behind.” His impact as a creative motivational leader is second to none as he intertwines life stories, song and rap to “edutain” audiences everywhere. He is otherwise known as a Thought Leader, Technology Evangelist and “the Rock & Roll, Hip Hop & Soul Superintendent!”
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