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Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 33

Participate and share

Participate and share : Poster

Monday, June 25, 2:00–4:00 pm
Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 33

Dr. Sheryl Abshire   Yvette Ardoin   Kim Leblanc  
Join a seasoned team of technology professionals as they share their secrets for a 20-year long technology enhanced professional development program. Tips and tricks and implementation strategies will be provided that will assure any district or school success as they seek to raise student achievement with technology-enhanced instruction.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Professional learning models
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Visionary Leadership
  • Implement strategies for initiating and sustaining technology innovations and manage the change process in schools and classrooms.
For Educators:
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
For Administrators:
Visionary Leadership
  • Inspire and facilitate among all stakeholders a shared vision of purposeful change that maximizes use of digital age resources to meet and exceed learning goals, support effective instructional practice, and maximize performance of district and school leaders.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this poster session is to show best practices in professional development, strategies for professional development success as well as sharing of methods and processes used. The following site will be showcased: .


Presenters will share the following:
- strategies for increasing participant participation in professional development
- course development and offerings
- variety of methods for providing professional development
- will bring iPads to share courses and other resources

Supporting research

- Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success:
- Effective Teacher Professional Development -
- ISTE Standards for Teachers -

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Dr. Sheryl Abshire, Calcasieu Parish School Board
Yvette Ardoin, Calcasieu Parish School Board
Kim Leblanc, Calcasieu Parish School Board

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