WNC WE LEAD Administrators’ Institute

Session 1:  September 23, 2020  Light the Way: Leading by Modeling for Successful Virtual or Hybrid Learning

Audience: Admin

Cost: Free

Time: 9:00 – 10:30

Location: Virtual (Link will be emailed closer to the date.)

School and district leaders will engage in reflection, iteration, and planning for successful remote or hybrid instruction for their schools or LEAs. The focus will be on modeling and embedding the Instruction Design Principles for Remote Teaching and Learning by the Friday Institute to foster professional growth among teachers and improved learning outcomes for students. Participants will walk away with a variety of ideas, strategies, and digital tools to put to use immediately in staff and school community virtual meetings, community events, and daily practice and interactions with stakeholders. 

Facilitated by Stacy Lovdahl, Western Innovative Learning Catalyst on loan to NCDPI DTL &  Vera Cubero Western Region Digital Teaching & Learning Consultant for NCDPI

Session 2: October 21, 2020  Shifting Landscapes. Solid Foundations

Audience: Admin

Cost: Free    

Time: 9:00 – 10:30

Location: Virtual (Link will be emailed closer to the date.)

School and district leaders will explore strategies and tools to support teachers  as they develop and implement lesson plans for Plan B remote and  in-person learning and on-line academies. This session begins with a foundation of social emotional learning considerations and leads participants to select instructional strategies and content to model and share with their staff. 

Facilitated by Stacy Lovdahl, Western Innovative Learning Catalyst on loan to NCDPI DTL &  Vera Cubero Western Region Digital Teaching & Learning Consultant for NCDPI

Session 3: November 18, 2020  Equity, Choice, & Flexibility… For All

Audience: Admin

Cost: Free

Time: 9:00 – 10:30

Location: Virtual (Link will be emailed closer to the date.)

School and district leaders will engage in reflection, iteration, and planning for ensuring that equity, choice, & flexibility are the norm rather than the exception in  their schools or LEAs.  Participants will explore and get hands-on practice with a variety of instructional practices and digital tools that they may then model and recommend to teachers in their school to increase equity, choice and flexibility. 

Facilitated by Vera Cubero Western Region Digital Teaching & Learning Consultant for NCDPI & Stacy Lovdahl, Western Innovative Learning Catalyst on loan to NCDPI DTL

Session 4:  January 6, 2021  Supporting Teachers, Students and Families as we Plan for the Future

Audience: Admin

Cost: Free

Time: 9:00 – 10:30

Location: Virtual (Link will be emailed closer to the date.)

School and district leaders will explore tools and strategies to address the remote learning environment that presents itself in the second semester of this unprecedented school year. 

NOTE: This session description will be updated in late fall to reflect the current situation. 

 Facilitated by Stacy Lovdahl, Western Innovative Learning Catalyst on loan to NCDPI DTL &  Vera Cubero Western Region Digital Teaching & Learning Consultant for NCDPI

For more information, please contact Candie Sellers at csellers@wresa.org or 828-774-5691 ext. 104

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