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Developing Empowered Leaders: Designing ISTE Professional Learning in L.A. Unified

Location: W183a

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Tuesday, June 26, 4:15–5:15 pm
Location: W183a

Dominic Caguioa   Allison Jonas   Sophia Mendoza   Candace Seale  
Learn how L.A. Unified School District designs and delivers learner-driven professional learning opportunities founded on and inspired by the ISTE Standards for Students.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Professional learning models
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Visionary Leadership
  • Implement strategies for initiating and sustaining technology innovations and manage the change process in schools and classrooms.
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
  • Design, develop and implement technology-rich professional learning programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital age best practices in teaching, learning and assessment.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

As a result of this session, participants will:
- Learn how to strategically design, develop and facilitate learner driven professional learning opportunities for teachers and school leaders that focuses on the integration of the ISTE Standards for Students.

- Engage in dialogue, discussion and activities around creating professional learning opportunity that align to the ISTE Standards for Students and leverage digital resources to empower 21st century learners.

- Be able to plan safe and productive spaces for teachers to begin experimenting with instructional technology concepts

- Be able to leverage digital tools for dialogue, exchange of ideas, and reflection


The content and activities for this session are as follows:
1. Why learner-driven professional development (10 Min)
2. What is learner-driven professional development (50 Min)
3. Barriers (10 min)
4. Creating a professional learning plan (10 min)
5. Reflection (10 min)

Supporting research

This session is in alignment with the following research and frameworks: Task Force Recommendations, The Presenters Fieldbook, Adaptive School Foundation Seminar, Differentiated Coaching, Universal Design for Learning, The Power of Protocols, Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate (ADDIE) Model, Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability, Reinforcement (ADKAR Model), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) website, ISTE Standards for Students, Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) and Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition (SAMR) Model, Common Core Standards in Diverse Classrooms.

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Dominic Caguioa, Los Angeles Unified School District
Allison Jonas, Los Angeles Unified School District
Sophia Mendoza, Los Angeles Unified School District
Candace Seale, Los Angeles Unified School District

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