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Tech & Learning Leadership Virtual Roundtable Events: How Districts Are Implementing Successful Remote Learning Programs

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As administrators and building leaders, each of you have rolled up your sleeves and done the hard work to build your remote learning programs in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

To support your ongoing efforts and share your stories, Tech & Learning has launched a District Leadership Lunch ‘n Learn Roundtable series, hosted by Dr. Kecia Ray. 

In this series, districts from across the U.S. share their strategic plans, the challenges they are facing, and the creative solutions they are using to support students and teachers.

By attending the live webinar, you will be able to ask questions to other district leaders, gain actionable insights to help support your community, and expand your network.  Join us and lend your voice to help support student success during the crisis by registering for the events below. 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

June 3, 2020 - Keeping Data Secure in Remote and Blended Learning Environments 

In this lunchtime event, Dr. Ray talks with district leaders about the security issues related to online learning as schools plan for next year, such as keeping data private, cybersecurity concerns, and monitoring online activity to make sure students are safe and content is appropriate. 

Register here

Want to host a roundtable in your region? Email christine.weiser@futurenet.com

ON-DEMAND WEBINARS: 

REMOTE LEARNING IN TEXAS
In Texas, the needs of teachers, students, and families across the state vary greatly as they face long-term school closures. In this Lunch ‘n Learn Remote Learning Webinar, you’ll meet district leaders from small, medium, and large districts to learn how they are meeting these diverse needs as they roll out remote learning programs. In addition to ensuring teachers are delivering effective instruction in this all-new teaching environment, these leaders discuss how they are supporting other aspects of the well-being of their communities. Watch this on-demand webinar here

REMOTE LEARNING IN ILLINOIS
Illinois has been at the forefront of remote learning delivery and Tech & Learning have invited their Superintendents and Academic Officers to outline how they have driven their capability in this area, the challenges they have had to overcome and the technology they have used to achieve it. Watch this on-demand webinar here

REMOTE LEARNING IN GEORGIA
Georgia had a smaller but similar regional crisis during 2014’s “Snowmageddon,” when Georgia schools experienced long-term school shutdowns because of unusually extreme weather conditions. In this virtual roundtable conversation, Dr. Kecia Ray talks with district leaders about how they made the shift to remote learning then -- and how they’ve sustained this model since that time. Watch this on-demand webinar here

REMOTE LEARNING IN NEW YORK CITY
Hear how the NYC DOE launched a remote learning program to the nation’s largest school district, including deploying millions of devices in less than a week. Leaders, including NYC DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza, shared their experiences as well as their short- and long-term remote learning plans. Watch this on-demand webinar here.

REMOTE LEARNING IN CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles USD launched -- and sustained -- an effective remote- learning program in the second largest district in the country. LAUSD was quickly able to train their teachers, add a more robust library of vetted resources to their LMS, and roll out the devices needed so every student had access from home. In Cupertino USD, they used the remote learning program to unify their school district and encourage collaboration. Watch this on-demand webinar here.

REMOTE LEARNING IN FLORIDA
Leaders from Miami-Dade County Public Schools discussed how they are sustaining ongoing professional development and sharing remote teaching strategies and best practices. Meanwhile, Escambia County School leaders talked about  managing devices remotely and plans for next school year. Watch this on-demand webinar here.

PLANNING FOR NEXT YEAR: TRANSITIONING FROM REMOTE TO BLENDED LEARNING 
How can you prepare for next school year when there are so many unknowns? In this Tech & Learning Remote Learning webinar, Dr. Kecia Ray talked with school district leaders about how they are designing an infrastructure that supports blended learning, including providing the training and content to ensure continuity of education for their school communities next year. The conversation ranged from handling uncertainty and addressing digital equity to creating opportunities and shifting pedagogy. Watch this on-demand webinar here.