Flexible Learning Virtual Conference- Free!
This is not your traditional conference moved to zoom. This is the 9 minute mini conference.
Join experts and practitioners for a series of short, focused learning experiences and group discussions that explore the need for districts to maintain an array of learning models--in-person, hybrid, distance--now and into the future. Choose a pathway based on your needs and interests: Student and Family Experience; Equity Across Learning Environments; Caring for and Supporting Teachers. Leave inspired and with practical ideas to share with your teams.
You’re busy. We are busy. Let’s learn together.
See you Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 9am PT / 12pm ET!
What should I expect?
The Flexible Learning Conference runs for two hours and is a mix of short 9 minute videos, reflection time, and small group discussions.
Watch this 1 minute video to learn more:
Who should attend?
This conference is best for district leaders who support Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Teacher Retention, and those leading the important work of making districts more equitable.
During the event, you can choose one of the pathways below to customize your experience. The ideas, strategies and discussion you engage in will be aligned to this pathway.
- The Student and Family Experience - In our new normal--what do students and families need from our district in order to thrive?
- Supporting the Whole Child in Tomorrow’s Schools - Understanding and staying in tune with what our students need across academics and SEL, and in each learning environment and why we must maintain an array of learning models
- Trauma - Raising awareness of and helping educators see what trauma looks like and why it matters.
- Engaging Parents and Families - Adapting how we communicate with and engage parents and families, whether their children are learning at home or at school.
- Equity Across Learning Environments - What must we consider and prioritize doing so that learning is equitable at home or at school?
- Uncovering Bias - Doing the personal work needed to dismantle racism and inequitable systems in our schools
- Stakeholder Engagement and Decision Making - Inclusive problem framing, input gathering and decision making to support equitable systems
- Designing Equitable Systems and Solutions- Understanding what it looks like to build or redesign systems so they are equitable
- Caring for and Supporting Teachers - How will we nurture and support our teachers as conditions continue to evolve?
- Creating Belonging - Developing a sense of belonging, identity and team culture across multiple learning environments
- Upskilling and Reskilling for a Changing World - Exploring the baseline of skills teachers need to thrive, regardless of learning model
- Changing Human Behavior with Data - Upleveling the way schools and districts think about data, how they monitor progress and how they differentiate support for teachers
Regardless of the pathway you choose, you will have access to all of the materials after the event.