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Leadership@Now webinars provide an opportunity for you to interact with leaders who are thinking deeply about hot topics within education, and learn from their experiences.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Effective and adaptive leadership
  • Emerging technologies
  • Instructional techniques
  • Planning for change
  • Impactful communication

Upcoming and Archived Webinars

Upcoming Webinars


What’s Your Story? Sharing Your Site’s Success

Featuring Steve Dembo and Expert Panelists

April 15th @ 4:00pm EST

Social media is redefining the relationship schools have with their students, in the classroom as well as outside of it.  We'll explore ways to leverage student evangelists as a powerful marketing force for your institution.  It's simpler than you think!

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Building Teacher Leadership- Lessons Learned

Featuring Discovery Education Team Members and Expert Panelists

May 13th @ 4:00pm EST

It was once shared that “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” As educational leaders how do you turn these visions into realities and build teacher capacity through leadership?  Join us as we gather educational leaders from around the nation who have taken journey and learn what they did, what they wish they had known, and what they’ll be repeating.

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Archived Webinars


Indicators of Success- A Digital Administrators Walkthrough

Featuring Carol Wetzel and Expert Panelists Marcie Wilson (Hendersen School District), Troy Hughes (Albuquerque Public Schools), Kathy Martin (Orange Unified School District), Lindsay Morhart (Sacred Heart), and Marcy Sorensen (Chicago Public Schools)

Do you know what to look for?  Do you know how to support your educators as they step out of their comfort zones to utilize digital content and devices with their students? In this session we will look at what effective integration of technology to engage students in reaching learning targets looks like, feels like, and sounds like and discuss how to lead your educators towards the promise of the digital revolution.

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Thinking Outside the Bubble: Upgrading Student Assessments

Featuring Kelly Pauling

Transform teaching and learning through assessment! Upgrading assessment practices empowers students to take ownership of their learning through relevant performance tasks. Changing how students are assessing organically leads to changes in instruction and creates opportunities for systemic change.

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Pathways to the Digital Transition

Featuring Johnna Weller

You and your staff are on the technology integration journey! You know the "why" — and you're working on the "what" and the "how." In this session, we will explore ways to chart your course and reflect on your progress in the journey. Using the SAMR framework, we will connect technology integration to instructional practice. Join in to hear from other principals who are also leading the journey!

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Redefining Literacy for Today’s Learner

Dr. Karen Beerer

Dr. Karen Beerer

Vice President of Professional Development
Discovery Education

Visual literacy, digital literacy, 21st century literacy, media literacy, whatever you call it, we know that for students to be literate in today’s world, they need a variety of skills that equate to much more than reading and writing.   In fact, even reading and writing skills look different.  As a leader, your role is integral in helping transform literacy instruction for today’s learners.  Join us to discuss these new literacies and learn practical leadership strategies to implement in your schools.

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Leadership in the Age of Connectedness

Featuring Tom Whitby and Steven Anderson

As a leader and lead learner in an ever-evolving system of education, if one is merely standing still, he/she is ultimately falling behind. For school leaders today, being connected isn’t an option, its a requirement. Connected educators everywhere are sharing, learning and growing as professionals in ways not possible just a few years ago. And the effects they are having on their schools and districts are far reaching. Join the authors of the book The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning as they will discuss their own path to connectedness, why its necessary for school leaders to connect and some of the most effective ways to do it.

Adaptive Leadership

Ed Massey -- Immediate Past President if the National School Board Association (NSBA)

Ed Massey

Immediate Past President
National School Board Association (NSBA)

The challenges of leading a school or district are vast and ever changing. Within the past five years, the rise of Common Core State Standards, BYOD initiatives, digital textbooks, and a focus on STEM, add complexity and additional demands upon us. All the while, budgets and resources at our disposal continue to decrease.  As leaders, how do we adapt to the myriad of changes and still be an effective leader? Ed Massey will explore these challenges and many others as he engages us on what adaptive leadership means to him and how we can foster it within our schools.

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Making the Digital Conversion

Dr. Karen Woodward

Dr. Karen Woodward

Superintendent
Lexington School District 1, SC and a finalist for AASA's Women in School Leadership Award

Dr. Greg Firn

Dr. Greg Firn

Deputy Superintendent of Academics
Grand Prairie ISD, TX





Dr. Greg Firn, Deputy Superintendent of Academics, Grand Prairie ISD, TXIt is not about the technology! Rather, successful digital conversions start by charting a path to improve the underlying learning environment. An intentional, systematic approach ultimately drives success. Learn the first critical steps necessary to catalyze change and maintain the momentum of your initiative.

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Preparing Your Staff and Students for the Common Core

Sheila Hyde

Sheila Hyde

Director of Professional Learning
Albuquerque Public Schools, NM

Dr. Karen Beerer

Dr. Karen Beerer

Vice President of Professional Development
Discovery Education

Everyone knows what the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are, but few truly understand what it looks like instructionally. Sheila and Karen will provide you with practical tools you can bring back to your classroom teachers to help enhance instructional practices around CCSS.

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