[NHDOE-ETNews] Future Ready School Institutes: Learn. Network. Collaborate.

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Mon Jun 19 14:00:26 EDT 2017

Today on the ETNews Listserv
ITEM:  Future Ready School Institutes:  Learn. Network. Collaborate.

Principals, instructional coaches, librarians, technology leaders, and district leaders are invited to an upcoming Future Ready Schools Institute.  The closest Institutes to New Hampshire are

*         Albany, New York: July 20-21, 2017

*         Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: October 11-12, 2017

Designed to support the growing network of FRS professionals, FRS Institutes are FREE two-day professional development events open to all education professionals who are looking to implement personalized learning. If you haven't yet registered, do so now here (http://futureready.org/frs-institutes/). It is free-but space is limited and filling quickly.

There will be something for everyone, from the FRS district leaders who have just signed the Future Ready District Pledge to those already implementing their action plans. Space is limited to one district leadership team (up to four people, including the required superintendent and technology director) and up to two individual strand participants per district.

District Leader Teams

*         Superintendents

*         Assistant Superintendents

*         Chief Academic Officers

*         Chief Financial Officers

*         Chief Technology Officers

*         Human Resources Professionals

*         Curriculum and Instructions Professionals

*         Assessment Directors

*         Internet Technology Managers

*         Professional Development Coordinators

Individual Strands

*         Coaches/Teacher Leaders

*         Principals/Assistant Principals

*         Librarians/Media Specialists

If you're a principal, instructional coach, librarian, district leader, or technology leader, we have a few details to share about what you can expect to learn in our role-specific breakouts.


*         Unleash your staff "why" for becoming Future Ready and develop a Future Ready vision.

*         Explore the skills and strategies principals need for leading a school that's Future Ready or in transition to becoming one.

*         Develop an understanding of change management and effective culture.

*         Learn strategies for cultivating cross-grade collaboration on Future Ready action planning.


*         Explore how librarians can support Future Ready Schools.

*         Create a vision for the role of the teacher librarians as an integral of school culture.

*         Develop teachers librarians as instructional leaders.

District Leaders

*         Explore proven methods that foster a culture of innovation and collaboration.

*         Develop a Future Ready action plan.

*         Create a vision for Future Ready Schools in their district.

Technology Leaders

*         Explore strategies for procurement/selection of technologies while balancing budget/sustainability.

*         Develop deeper understanding and knowledge about data privacy, security and user behavior in order to inform district policies, practices, and protocols.

*         Create a plan to ensure effective stakeholder communication and collaboration.

Space at the Institutes is limited so it is important to register as soon as possible for the Institute closest to your district. No more than six people can register from the same district.

If you have attended a past summit or workshop and you would like to join us and/or help mentor other districts, please reach out to Lia Dossin at ldossin at all4ed.org<mailto:ldossin at all4ed.org> for more details.

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