COVID-19 update: ISTE20 will now take place November 28 – December 1, 2020 COVID-19 update: ISTE20 will now take place
November 28 – December 1, 2020
Constructor Lab
Leadership Summit
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Why attend

The Digital Leadership Summit dives into challenges education leaders face and provides time for you to work with your peers to create actionable solutions.

During this hands-on collaborative experience, you’ll unpack a key challenge in your school system and design impactful next steps to accelerate change and leverage technology to improve learning.

When you attend, you’ll get:

  • An understanding of how others in your role have created active and equitable learning experiences powered by technology.
  • Resources to help you take your organization to the next level with edtech.
  • The skills to build, execute and measure a systemwide plan for learning with technology.
  • State-of-the-art updates on leading research into what works for supporting learning with technology.
  • The chance to learn from and network with leaders at the state, national and local levels who are leveraging the power of technology for systemic change.

Don’t miss this program curated explicitly for district leaders all while enjoying the benefits of ISTE20, including the chance to explore 500+ vendors, network with 16,000+ educators, leaders and policymakers from around the world, attend mainstage sessions and join evening meetups and social events.

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Is the Digital Leadership Summit right for you?

Digital Leadership Summit programming dives into issues common to district leaders everywhere and provides time to work with other leaders to create actionable solutions.

All content is designed specifically for district leaders! If you work for a school district, department of education or a government agency with the following job titles, this summit is for you:

  • Superintendent/deputy superintendent
  • Assistant superintendent
  • CTO / CIO / CAO
  • Directors of technology, innovation, curriculum and digital learning
  • Department heads/chairs
  • District leaders with varying titles

If you have one of these job titles in a school district, department of education or government agency, you can register now.

If you are not currently in a leadership position working at the district level, we also have ISTE20 sessions specifically designed for those in other roles. View our ISTE20 sample schedules for those specifically interested in school leadership, higher education or international.

Still interested in attending but don't have one of the job titles listed above? You won't be able to register through our site, so please email .

Who’s attending

Districts from around the world are sending administrators to learn, network and think big at the Digital Leadership Summit. Here are just some of the districts represented at this year’s and past summits:

“It’s extremely important for leaders to attend events like the Digital Leadership Summit. I found multiple people that are dealing with the same issues that I face in my district.”
— Adam P., Director of Technology and Media Services