Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Hear how former Superintendent, Dr. Gregory Firn, incorporated technology to build a data-driven culture that improved math learning outcomes. Creating a data-driven environment involves a shift from summative to formative assessment to inform instruction. Integrating professional development is a key component to building a sustainable data-driven culture that supports and empowers educators in a meaningful way.
Join in a discussion of topics that include:
- Identifying powerful, actionable data
- How do you access
- Integrating Professional Development to build sustainability
DR. GREGORY FIRN
Superintendent in Residence
Dr. Gregory Firn served as Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, and in several other educational leadership roles in Texas, North Carolina, Connecticut, Washington state, Nevada, and overseas. Grounded in the school effects research, Dr. Firn’s leadership resulted in school system improvement as measured by student achievement and performance results, increased parent, community, and school engagement, increased graduation rates and decreased student suspensions. A pioneer in digital conversion, he twice led system-wide digital transformation initiatives, including the design and implementation of robust human capital development programs. Dr. Firn earned his doctorate from Seattle Pacific University, where his research focused on learner-centered education.