Measuring and Sustaining Professional Learning Through Micro-Credentials
Monday, May 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Odelia Younge, Senior Project Director, Educator Micro-credentials, Digital Promise
Hosted by Sierra Noakes, Research Project Manager, Digital Promise
Sponsored by Digital Promise
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Join us as we explore the world of educator micro-credentials and how they can be used as powerful tools to support technology use in the classroom. In this edWebinar you will gain an understanding of the theory of change behind micro-credentials and how micro-credentials support professional learning. Attendees will be able to spend some time on Digital Promise’s Micro-credential Platform and walk away with a clear idea of how micro-credentials can be used within their own context.
This edWebinar will be of interest to elementary through high school teachers, school leaders, and coaches. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenter
Odelia Younge is the senior project director for educator micro-credentials at Digital Promise, leading work on personalized, competency-based professional learning through micro-credentials. Odelia is an equity champion and practitioner and dreams of new ways to bring about the promises of education.
About the Host
At Digital Promise, Sierra Noakes focuses on building districts’ and educators’ capacity to make evidence-based decisions around innovative programs and practices. In addition to conducting and supporting edtech pilot studies in collaboration with districts across the country, Sierra is also working on research projects studying technology integration to support low-resourced K12 students and adult learners. Prior to joining Digital Promise, Sierra was an applied behavior analysis instructor and curriculum coordinator at an autism center in New York. While working on her Master’s in Education Policy and Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education, she also served as project manager and policy analyst for a nonprofit creating hybrid academic and SEL courses for students with Dyslexia and ADHD. Sierra received her B.A. in Government from Claremont McKenna College.
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