WASHINGTON, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will be hosting a webinar to share community engagement, communication and outreach strategies for K-12 education leaders shifting toward personalized learning.
As schools and districts shift toward personalized learning, it is important to effectively engage parents, teachers, students and our communities to understand the needs and opportunities, and to discuss what is possible with personalized learning to create modernized, high-quality learning environments that offer pathways customized to students' needs.
Join this webinar to discuss a variety of approaches educators are using for communications in planning, implementing and offering new learning models and what they've learned from ongoing conversations about personalized learning. What do these communication and outreach strategies look like? Understand why it's important for schools to communicate effectively about the promise of personalized learning, and explore techniques to communicate your personalized learning vision and plan. The presenters will share their experiences and lessons learned in communication and outreach strategies, engaging various stakeholders, and designing constructive partnerships with their community members.
iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, "Clear communication and outreach around personalized learning help provide meaningful opportunities for schools and communities to connect and explore the best ways to prepare students for success."
This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.
- Anna Hall, Senior Director, Springpoint
- Chris Liang-Vergara, Chief of Learning Innovations, LEAP Innovations
- Brian Malkin, Director of Finance and Operations, Distinctive Schools
- What's Possible with Personalized Learning? An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families and Communities
- LEAP Learning Framework for Personalized Learning
- Personalized Learning Resources for Educators
The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using online, blended, and competency-based education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on twitter.
About LEAP Innovations
LEAP Innovations is a national 501(c)(3) social enterprise headquartered in Chicago that is connecting innovation and education to transform how students learn. LEAP works directly with educators and innovators to discover, pilot and scale personalized learning technologies and innovative practices in the classroom and beyond. They are the creators of the "LEAP Learning Framework," a suite of resources that educators across the country are using to define, design, and implement personalized learning models. They are also behind the LEAP Personalized Learning Surveys, which are taken by students and teachers across the country to measure personalized learning implementation. In less than three years, LEAP has worked directly with more than 90 schools across Chicago to implement personalized learning. Learn more at www.leapinnovations.org and www.leaplearningframework.org
Springpoint, a national nonprofit organization, supports the design and launch of innovative secondary school models that connect young people to postsecondary success. The organization's mission is to enable all students, regardless of environment or background, to succeed in high school, college, and beyond. Springpoint provides customized training, support, and resources to partners as they develop, launch, and grow school models. Partners include districts, charters, networks, foundations, and other leaders in the field of education. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, and follow us on twitter.
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