WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 5, 2015 – Preparing teachers for the digital transformation is the topic of a panel at SXSWedu 2015, moderated by International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) CEO Brian Lewis. Lewis and the leaders of three successful digital districts will highlight their efforts to create teacher networks and develop digital ambassadors. In addition, Lewis will guide the panel on a discussion of national movements designed to build a grassroots movement of teachers who are evangelists for digital tools.
What: “Sending Teachers to Head of the Tech Class,” A Panel at SXSWedu 2015
Who: Moderator: Brian Lewis, CEO, ISTE
§ Terry Grier, Ed.D., Superintendent, Houston Independent School District
§ Todd Wirt, Ed, D., Assistant Superintendent Academics, Wake County Public School System
§ Dwight Jones, Superintendent in Residence, Discovery Education
When: Wednesday, March 11, Noon-1 pm
Where: Hilton Austin Downtown Salon G
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