Chris Lehmann, founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, will keynote the annual Tech & Learning Live @ Chicagocoming to theCrowne Plaza O'Hare on Friday May 6, 2016.
Lehmann will kick off a day of professional learning by presenting ways K-12 school leaders can move toward the next generation of “school.” Taking highlights from his new book, Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need, he will discuss why schools not only need to change to meet the evolving needs of technology-rich environments, but how schools can take these ideas from theory to practice. Lehmann will present the best strategies schools can use to encourage a culture of research, creativity, communication, and collaboration that will help prepare students to be functional citizens within a modern society.
This year’sTech & Learning Live @ Chicago program is all about professional development for tech lead learners—those edtech leaders who bridge the gaps between classroom and administration, curriculum and technology, school and home. This full day of workshops and discussions is specifically designed to “train the trainers” with shared best practices, workshops, and discussions that attendees can take back to their districts and put into action. Click here to register at the discounted early bird rate.
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About Chris Lehmann
Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. The Science Leadership Academy is an inquiry-driven, project-based, 1:1 laptop school that is considered to be one of the pioneers of the School 2.0 movement. Science Leadership Academy is the Dell Computing Center of Excellence for Technology in Education. In September 2013, Chris opened Science Leadership Academy @ Beeber campus, the second campus in the SLA model. In 2013, Chris co-founded the non-profit Inquiry Schools with Diana Laufenberg to help more schools create more empowering, modern learning experiences for students, and he serves as Superintendent and Chair of the Board. He is also the co-author Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need (opens in new tab) (Jossey-Bass, 2015).