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Snap3A: Digital Age Leadership: Coaching, Modeling and the New ISTE Administrator Standards

Location: W186b, Table 1

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Tuesday, June 26, 3:15–4:15 pm
Location: W186b, Table 1

Dr. Jennifer Parker  
After the ISTE Administrator Standards refresh, what does a digital leader look like? How do the K-12 Horizon Report, the Future Ready Framework and other sources inform and guide decision-making? What resources for technology, coaching and modeling can improve your educational landscape? Get answers to these questions in this informative session for leaders.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Leadership
Topic: Educational policy and leadership
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Visionary Leadership
  • Engage in an ongoing process to develop, implement and communicate technology-infused strategic plans aligned with a shared vision.
Digital Age Learning Culture
  • Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

• Know about the ISTE Administrator Standards and the Refresh
• Understand the impact of technology on educational leadership
• Make connections between emerging trends, innovation, and digital age teaching and learning
• Transfer the learning by reflecting on the new ISTE Administrator standards as a framework for digital age leadership in your own theory and practice


Welcome/Introductions/Introduction to ISTE Administrator Standards (existing) (5 mins)
Setting the Stage – Digital Readiness and Leadership (5 mins)
Activity 1: New Standards and Futuring (5 mins)
Activity 2: Prioritizing Concepts for Coaching & Modeling (5 mins)
Activity 3: Local Impact (5 mins)
Wrap and reflections (5 mins)

Supporting research

Larson, L., Miller, T., & Ribble, M. (2010). 5 Considerations for Digital Age Leaders: What Principals and District Administrators Need to Know about Tech Integration Today. Learning & Leading with Technology, 37(4), 12-15.

Kara-Soteriou, J. (2009). Promoting technology integration through the leadership of school administrators. New England Reading Association Journal, 45(1), 91.

Brooks-Young, S. (2002). Making technology standards work for you: A guide for school administrators. ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ.

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Dr. Jennifer Parker, Macomb Intermediate SD

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