Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership


Leading Digitally, the Admin 2.0 Webinar Series

Sponsored by ACSA and TICAL

Looking to build your leadership skills? Want to continue to develop your vision, skills, and strategies toward educational relevancy? This webinar series is provided to you at no cost and with the idea of providing you convenient and effective quality professional development. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection to participate.

2012-13 Webinar Dates and Times

Recordings of the webinars are available, with links on the titles below.

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Common Core? Ready, Set, Lead!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 4-5 PM PDT

By Dr. Lisa Gonzales and Greg Ptizer

Join us as we explore applications and resources to support leading implementation of the new Common Core State Standards. You will learn key concepts in using technology to effectively work with teachers, students, and other stakeholders to create artifacts of learning and implementation practices that promote authentic audiences, critique work, and collaboration while engaging students and pushing on creativity.

Online Learning Implementation: Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10-11 AM PDT

By Butch Owens and Sean McCarthy

Join Sean McCarthy, Instructional Coordinator at Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Butch Owens, Director of Student Support and Alternative Education. Learn how online curriculum is being successfully used in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. The webinar will cover the district’s experience with vendor provided curriculum and online curriculum developed by district staff and teachers. Topics covered will include high school credit recovery, alternative education, teacher developed courses, open source software, professional development, future plans, and much more!

First Year of an 1:1 with iPads
(Sorry, no archived recording of this webinar)

Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10-11 AM PST

By Tim Landeck and Harendra Goonetilleke

Put Apple iPads into the hands of 35 high free and reduced lunch population middle school students in a 24/7, one-to-one implementation to enhance their algebra studies. What do you get? Tune in to this webinar to hear about Pajaro Valley Unified's struggles and successes with this iPad implementation.

Top 13 Administrator Web Resources of 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 3:30-4:30 PM PST

By Lisa Gonzales and Devin Vodicka

Join Lisa and Devin as they walk us through their upcoming article in ACSA's Leadership Magazine "Top 13 Tech Resources for 2013". The trip through different websites will help school leaders better utilize technology, recommend valuable resources for their teachers, and improve their own organizational skills. Sites will include LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tungle, Khan Academy, Facebook, YouSendIt, DropBox and more!

Detailed Classroom Observations Using Mobile Apps

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:00-10:35 AM PST

By Susan Brooks-Young

As requirements for formative classroom assessment through teacher observation increase, educators are turning to their tablets—iPads, iPod Touches, and Androids to document observations of students and their work. Join this fast-paced, 35-minute webinar to learn about three easy-to-use apps you can download and start working with tomorrow! If you have one, bring your tablet!

The Low-Down on BYOD to 1:1 Netbooks: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:00-12:00 PM PDT

By George Lieux and Jeff Mosby

Hear about the the evolution of a 1:1 Netbook Initiative for Fort Smith Public Schools over the last 4 years that has grown into piloting a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. The discussion topics will include revising policies to incorporate student devices, the costs, selection and maintenance of equipment along with tech support, initial ongoing professional development, learning management systems and popular Web 2.0 tools, all which played and are playing a large role in the 1:1 program as well as the BYOD program.

Harnessing the Power of your iPad: Apps for School Administrators

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 2:00-2:35 PM PDT

By Susan Brooks-Young

As a school administrator, you are constantly gathering data, not just related to student performance, but for a variety of purposes. You have an iPad and like the mobility it affords you. Now you’re ready to tackle some of these tasks using your iPad. This 45-minute webinar offers an overview of free and low-cost apps you can use to harness the power of your iPad for informal observational tasks ranging from campus maintenance checks to classroom walkthroughs and more.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Programs: Baby Steps for Schools

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:00-11:35 AM PDT

By Susan Brooks-Young

Students and parents support it. Experts predict BYOD initiatives will take hold in education. But educators are perceived as dragging their feet when it comes to serious consideration of BYOD. How is a BYOD program defined? What background information does a school administrator need to have? Are there readily available tools for planning a BYOD initiative? Where can school leaders find examples of policies and procedures for BYOD? Attend this Webinar to lay the groundwork for learning more about BYOD basics.

Building Community Through Digital Media & Story

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 10:00-10:45 AM PDT

By Thom Dunks

Learn more about harnessing the creative power of multimedia stories, blending a variety of desktop digital media tools with mobile device apps (iPad, iPhone, & iPod apps). Educators have inspirational stories to tell. This session will provide school leaders knowledge of easy-to-use multimedia tools and strategies to communicate their vision, build community, and provide high visibility leadership in technology. Participants will explore innovative ideas and technology tools, enabling them to lead colleagues in the development of multimedia presentations of various types.

View archived recordings of the 2014-15, 2013-14 and 2011-12 webinars.