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Connect, Create, and Collaborate: Edtech Coaches PLN Best Practices and Favorite Tools

Participate and share

Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Monday, June 24, 4:00–5:00 pm
Location: 113BC

Leslie Fagin   Gregory Gilmore   Melissa Henning   Dr. Ruth Okoye   Katie Ritter   Pam Shoemaker   Steve Wick  
This is the annual face to face gathering of the Edtech Coaches Network. We welcome Edtech Coaches of all experience levels to join us as we gather to form connections and share ideas that will benefit you, your colleagues, and your students throughout the entire year.

Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows

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In order for Edtech coaches to assist and support teachers in the effective use of technology, they must maintain their own continual professional development. One of the most powerful resources available to coaches is other practicing coaches. The ultimate goal of our PLN is to create a community of professionals that supports each other while implementing the entire set of coaching standards. This session will address ISTE Coaching Standard 6 through facilitating connections that will provide opportunities for collaboration and support throughout the entire year. This on-demand networking system will provide continual learning and support for Edtech Coaches as they implement the other coaching standards in their daily responsibilities.

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Leslie Fagin, Griffin Spalding County Schools

Leslie Fagin is an Instructional Technology Coach in Georgia where she works with secondary school teachers on effective technology integration. She’s a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2, Seesaw Ambassador, Nearpod Certified Educator, and Flipgrid Certified Educator. She is the President Elect of the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN. She was recognized as the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN Award Winner for 2017. Her most recent projects is that of creator of Ernie’s Mobile STEAM Lab - a school bus turned STEAM lab with hands on STEAM educational activities for students.

Gregory Gilmore, Fort Osage R-1

Gregory is an Edtech Coach to teachers and leaders in grades K-8 and is fortunate to have the opportunity to apply this experience while serving on the leadership team of the Edtech Coaches PLN over the past four years. His latest ISTE project is collaborating with the Technical Working Group tasked to lead the process of refreshing the ISTE Coaching Standards.

Melissa Henning, The Source for Learning
Dr. Ruth Okoye, The Source for Learning
Katie Ritter, Forward Edge
Pam Shoemaker, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools
Steve Wick, Neuqua Valley High School

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