Leadership Sessions

Each session listed in this guide has a suggested target audience. The three target audience levels are:

  1. All Audiences - a session that will likely benefit all levels of learners
  2. Paint by Numbers - a session well-suited for fairly ‘new to Canvas’ learners
  3. Joy of Painting - a session likely to push a seasoned-Canvas to unexplored possibilities & functions

LEADERSHIP

S35: Campus Leaders Using Canvas

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: .5 hours

Presenter(s): Claudia Morales (Hale Elem.), Mary Helen Burnett (Dunn Elem.), Kelly Hastings (Young JH)

Facilitator: Elita Driskill, Instructional Technology Department

Session Type: Panel Discussion

Session Description: Hear from a panel of principals who utilize Canvas to facilitate their own work at their campuses, including for professional learning.

Time: 8:30 - 9:05

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

S36: Coaching a Teacher to Integrate Technology

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: .75 hours

Presenter(s): Kenny Pinkerton, Instructional Technology Department

Session Type: Discussion

Session Description: Discuss with leaders the best ways to ensure that technology isn't just be used by teachers and students, but is being integrated in purposeful ways that engage students in daily opportunities to create, collaborate, and think critically.

Time: 9:15 - 9:55

Room: B206

S37: Hook a Teacher in 10 Minutes

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: .5 hours

Presenter(s): Tracey Smith, Morton Elementary School

Session Type: Seminar

Session Description: How can leaders encourage 'technology-reluctant' teachers to take a risk? Hear from a seasoned technology integrator on what hooks educators of all types and levels of experience.

Time: 10:05 - 10:40

Room: B210

S38: Using Admin Rights in Canvas

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: .75 hours

Presenter(s): Reny Lizardo, Carter Junior High School

Session Type: Learning Lab

Session Description: Campus leaders have (or can be provided) with sub-account level access in Canvas with which to track data and monitor implementation of Canvas at the campus. Want to learn more? Attend this session in which leaders will be provided time and guidance for exploring their campus' sub-account.

Time: 10:50 - 11:30

Room: B210

S39: T-TESS & Blended Learning Connection for Admins

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: 1.5 hours

Presenter(s): Steve Simpson, Instructional Technology Department

Session Type: Discussion

Session Description: It's critical that campus leaders understand how blended learning supports the student-centered classroom, so come discuss strategies for engaging teachers in purposeful conversations about their T-TESS goal setting, implementation efforts, and reflection.

Time: 1:00 - 2:25

Room: A105

S40: Campus Professional Learning with Canvas

Audience: Campus Leaders

Credit Hours: .5 hours

Presenter(s): Kelly Hastings, Young Junior High School

Session Type: Seminar

Session Description: Learn how Canvas has been used to support PL for teachers at one AISD junior high campus.

Time: 2:35 - 3:10

Room: B200