Monday Leadership Forums

CMTC IS EXCITED TO OFFER FOUR LEADERSHIP FORUMS ON MONDAY TARGETING BOTH DISTRICT ANDCMTC IS EXCITED TO OFFER FOUR LEADERSHIP FORUMS ON MONDAY TARGETING BOTH DISTRICT ANDSCHOOL-BASED LEADERSHIP ROLES INCLUDING superintendents, assistant superintendents,instructional and technology leaderhip, principals, assistant principals, tech integrators,business managers, and all educators with a district or school perspective. This year the Leadership Forums are presented by our Tuesday Keynote speaker Ginger Lewman and our SpotLight speakers, Joseph South and Carol Todd, along with Robert M cLaughlin.

TRANSFORM LEARNING ~ ISTE STANDARDSTRANSFORM LEARNING ~ ISTE STANDARDSFOR FUTURE-FOCUSED LEADERS (PREC11)

Join SpotLight Speaker and ISTE Chief Learning Officer, JOSEPH SOUTH for a perspective on the complex and rapidly-changing digital age that requires new vision and skills in education leadership. The new ISTE Standards for Leaders provide a framework for learning, teaching, and leading that support the capabilities of today'sdynamic, future-focused leaders. Learn how the Standards can help you focus your efforts on the most impactful levers of change by providing a roadmap for leading equitable, transformational learning with technology in your organization.This forum is for dialog, reflection, networking, and sharing best practice.

DEVELOPING DIGITAL RESPONSIBILITY IN OUR CHILDRENDEVELOPING DIGITAL RESPONSIBILITY IN OUR CHILDREN (PREC12)

Join our SpotLight Speaker CAROL TODD for an engaging dialog around what digital responsibility looks like in our youth. Carol is the founder of Amanda Todd Legacy - http://www.amandatoddlegacy.org - dedicated to Carol's daughter Amanda who took her own life at age fifteen, the victim of cyberbullying and sextortion.This leadership forum is a time for school anddistrict administrators to listen, learn, engage,share, and question. This critically important topic of digital responsibility brings increased awareness and conversations within schools and communities about the combination of bullying and technology use. The goal is to encourage leaders to shift their thinking about bullying type behaviours to those of KINDNESS and RESPECT.

FUNDING TO CLOSE YOUR STUDENTS' DIGITAL DIVIDEFUNDING TO CLOSE YOUR STUDENTS' DIGITAL DIVIDEAT HOME (PREC13)

Join DR. ROBERT MCLAUGHLIN Founder & Chair, of the National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE) to discover how to leverage your district's banking relationship to close the digital divide for your students. The federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requires banks to make economic opportunity investments in "low and moderate income" (LMI) areas. The nonprofit NH-based income" (LMI) areas. The nonprofit NH-based NCDE is partnering with the NH Bankers Association, NH School Boards Association,and several state agencies and associations to open up CRA grant funding to support closing the digital divide at home for low-income learners of all ages in NH's LMI communities.Please check the map at this link for eligibility:https://bit.ly/2ALHeYH. School system leaders from these communities are invited to join this interactive session to leverage your authority over where your district does its banking, to close the "homework gap" for your students and their families. CRA credit can be given to banks not onlyfor home broadband and computers, but also for creating coding programs, expanding collegeand career readiness efforts, and STEM pipeline development, among other purposes.

ASKING THE HARD QUESTIONS ABOUTASKING THE HARD QUESTIONS ABOUTEDUCATIONAL CHANGE (PREC14)

Join Tuesday Keynote Speaker GINGER LEWMAN in this conversation about the current educational expectations and their purpose. Discuss which expectations are there because of tradition, which are there because of need, and which are there because of the law. Share thoughts, concerns, successful strategies for shifting, and challenges yet to be handled. This forum is for dialog, reflection, networking, and sharing best practice.

These 90-minute sessions run from 3:30-5:00pm and light refreshments are served.