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Edtech Advocacy &
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Leading With Equity and the ISTE Education Lead Standards

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture


Wednesday, December 2, 2:10–2:55 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Cynthia Braley  
Gabriel Duran  
Sophia Mendoza  
Dr. Shilby Sims  

Explore how PK-12 instructional leaders leverage the ISTE Standards for Education Leaders with the lens of equity and citizenship advocacy to ensure that all students of color have skilled educators who strategically use technology to meet student learning needs.

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Curriculum/district specialists, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: None
Topic: Equity & inclusion
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Equity and Citizenship Advocate
  • Ensure all students have access to the technology and connectivity necessary to participate in authentic and engaging learning opportunities.
  • Ensure all students have skilled teachers who actively use technology to meet student learning needs.
  • Model digital citizenship by critically evaluating online resources, engaging in civil discourse online and using digital tools to contribute to positive social change.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this presentation is to showcase how P-12 instructional leaders leverage the ISTE Standards for Education Leaders with the lens of Equity and Citizenship Advocacy to ensure that all students of color have skilled educators who strategically use technology to meet student learning needs.

Outline

1. LA Unified Background (2 min)
2. Presenter Introductions (2 min)
3. Overview of the ISTE Standards for Education Leaders (10 min)
4. Each presenter shares examples of the ISTE Standards for Education Leaders in action. (Video & Slides demonstrate examples) (20 min)
5. Moderator guides presenters in a focus discussion by asking the following questions (16 min)
Q1. How do you as a leader leverage technology to increase equity for students with disabilities, foster youth, English Learners, and students of color.
Q2. How do you ensure all students have skilled teachers who actively use technology to meet student learning needs.
6. Reflection/Question and Answer (10 min)

Supporting research

https://achieve.lausd.net/cms/lib/CA01000043/Centricity/Domain/21/ISTE-EL-January-2019-Cover-Standards-Spotlight.pdf

ADKAR, How to Implement Successful Change

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Presenters

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Cynthia Braley, Coldwater Canyon Elementary School
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Gabriel Duran, Maywood Center For Enriched Studies
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Sophia Mendoza, Los Angeles Unified School District

Sophia Mendoza is an innovative systems-level collaborator with over 20 years of experience as an education leader in the Los Angeles Unified School District. In this role, Mendoza leads the implementation of computer science education and digital citizenship programs across 1,300 schools. She’s committed to cultivating leaders and learners who are prepared for a growing digital world. Mendoza was named a NextGeneration Leader by EdScoop and CoSN; made the 2018 Most Influential People in EdTech list from Tech & Learning; is a 2019 ISTE Impact Award honoree; a 2019 Education Dive Innovator of the Year winner; and was recently named the 2020 Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 16 Technology Administrator, an honor that recognizes her work in establishing strategic partnerships and programs that expand instructional technology opportunities for all students.

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Dr. Shilby Sims, Western Ave Elementary School

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