Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Get to work! Edtech, adult learning, and K-12 career pathways

Participate and share

Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Tuesday, June 25, 10:45–11:45 am
Location: 120BC

Chike Aguh   Dr. Brandon Olszewski   Derrick Swistak   Amber Zuberi  
This session will explore the future of work, including ISTE's new work around edtech in adult learning, as well as career pathways programs for K-12 students. Specifically, we'll examine ISTE's new SkillRise resources that edtech planning and implementation for adult learning organizations, as well as how some exemplary K-12 career pathways programs are preparing today's students for the jobs of tomorrow!

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Leadership
Topic: Technology planning and evaluation
Grade level: Community college/university
Subject area: Career and technical education
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
For Education Leaders:
Visionary Planner
  • Build on the shared vision by collaboratively creating a strategic plan that articulates how technology will be used to enhance learning.
Systems Designer
  • Ensure that resources for supporting the effective use of technology for learning are sufficient and scalable to meet future demand.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This session will explore ISTE's new work in adult learning. Specifically, we'll examine new resources released in 2019 supporting technology planning for adult learning organizations including adult based ed and workforce development, and discuss developments regarding the ISTE Standards for adult learners.


Talk about challenges in adult education
Explore with audience these challenges
Talk about resources from ISTE’s ANEAL project
Activity = Explore with audience actionable goals for innovating adult learning
Talk about ISTE Standards for adult learning

Supporting research

Work-Based Learning Tool Kit, Dpt of Education
Lots of others - can provide lit review

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Derrick Swistak, Maine Township D207
Amber Zuberi, ISTE

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