AGENDA

Tech & Learning Leadership Summit 

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
T&L Regional Summit Live Event Registration
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions

Attendees participate in an ice-breaker activity to meet new colleagues and get ready for a day of idea sharing

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Panel Discussion

District leaders share their challenges and success about the effect of the pandemic on their districts, and will discuss their plans for navigating the future of education in their districts.  
 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Topical Round Tables

Attendees either participate in small group discussions focused on important topics related to strategic planning or meet with industry partners. The morning’s small group discussion will include:

  • Learning Loss: How are districts assessing and addressing learning loss this year? And are these assessments delivering an accurate, unbiased  picture of what students learned this year? Attendees will share their experiences and perspectives
     
  • Technology Management/Building Sustainable Classrooms: How are districts building a sustainable technology infrastructure? Attendees discuss their plans for device management/refreshes, flexible learning spaces, and building robust, scalable networks
     
  • Creating an Engaging Learning Environment: Attendees will discuss their plans to support and improve student engagement this year and beyond
     
  • Data Management: How do districts manage access to data in safe, efficient ways? Attendees share their policies and best practices
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch & Learn
 
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Topical Round Tables

Attendees either participate in small group discussions focused on important topics related to strategic planning or meet with industry partners. The afternoon’s small group discussion will include:

  • Data Privacy: This session will cover the ways that the pandemic has changed how districts keep data private and secure
     
  • Assessment: What will assessment look like in Texas this year? This session will review the expected changes, and review ways districts can prepare for these changes
     
  • Experiential Learning: This session explores the tips and tools that districts can use to support hands-on learning for their CTE, STEM, and project-based learning programs 
     
  • Rethinking Learning Spaces: In this session, attendees will discuss what learning spaces will look like next year, and what technology can be used to support these new spaces
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reflections & Apply to Practice

A Tech & Learning editor will lead a group discussion about lessons learned from the conversations had throughout the day. Attendees will develop a collaborative takeaway report that they can use to inform their planning.
 

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Networking Reception
 
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