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1. [LHRIC TLI Virtual Keynote Series] Alex J. Bowers, "The Data Gentleman"

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 1/28/2022

The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
Alex J. Bowers is a Professor of Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he works to help school leaders use the data that they already collect in schools in more effective ways to help direct the limited resources of schools and districts to specific student needs. His research focuses on the intersection of effective school and district leadership, organization and HR, data driven decision making, student grades and test scores, student persistence and dropouts. His work also considers the influence of school finance, facilities, and technology on student achievement. Professor Bowers studies these domains through the application of data science, and big data analytics, such as data visualization analytics, machine learning, multilevel and growth mixture modeling, and cluster analysis heatmap data dashboards.
Note: For the Virtual Keynotes we waive the eight seat per district limit.

2. [LHRIC TLI ] Active-Con Conference 2022

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 3/4/2022

The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
2022 KEYNOTES: DR. JOHN SPENCER & DR. ROBERT DILLON
Dr. John Spencer is a former middle school teacher and current college professor on a quest to transform schools into bastions of creativity and wonder. Spencer wants to see teachers unleash the creative potential in all of their students so that kids can be makers, designers, artists, and engineers. He explores research, interviews educators, deconstructs systems, and studies real-world examples of design thinking in action - and shares what he's learning in books, blog posts, journal articles, free resources, animated videos, and podcasts.
Dr. Robert Dillon has served as an educator and leader for the past twenty years. Through this work, he has excelled in change leadership, supporting organization with new ideas and energy, and providing solutions to meet specific organizational needs. Dr. Dillon draws upon his experience, national network, and research-based practices to support innovation that impacts learning. Dr. Dillon truly embeds himself in the work of an organization, supporting, coaching, and getting in the weeds where it is needed.

3. [LHRIC TLI ] TELL AWARDS 2022

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 3/24/2022

The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
This exciting annual award celebration give us an opportunity to celebrate and learn from educators and leaders from across the region who have been actively Transforming Education through Leading and Learning (TELL). Awardees apply for, or are nominated by their peers for their outstanding accomplishments in innovation, and are recognized by LHRIC leadership through a selection and review process. Participants will benefit from hearing directly from each awardee (Outstanding Innovative Teacher and Outstanding Innovative Leader). We are planning a dinner event this year.
KEYNOTE: DR. DEVORAH HEITNER
Dr. Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Dr. Heitner's work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN Opinion. She has a Ph.D. in Media/ Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native. Dr. Heitner founded Raising Digital Natives for parents and educators seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a digital world. She has positioned herself to help take the fear out of this emotionally-charged topic and help districts and community members guide kids towards empathy, kindness, and integrity.

4. [LHRIC TLI ] TECH EXPO 2022

Program: LHRIC - Technology Leadership Institute (TLI)

Audience: District and School Administrators and Lead Instructional Staff

Dates: 5/20/2022

The LHRIC Technology Leadership Institute is designed to provide participants with various opportunities to engage in discussion with experts and vendors around topics that are timely and relevant.
TECH EXPO is the region's cap stone event for educators to share promising and best practices from their teaching and classrooms.
KEYNOTE: DAVE BURGESS
Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of Teach Like A PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator and co-author of P is for PIRATE: Inspirational ABC's for Educators. He is a highly sought after professional development speaker well known for his creative, entertaining, and outrageously energetic style. His workshops, seminars, and keynotes not only motivate and inspire teachers, but also help them to develop practical ways to become more creative and engaging in the classroom. Dave empowers teachers to embrace the mighty purpose of being an educator and sparks them to design classes that are life-changing experiences for students.
As a teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, he was the 2001 and 2012 Golden Apple recipient and the 2007/2008 Teacher of the Year. He was voted a faculty standout for seventeen consecutive years in categories such as: Most Entertaining, Most Energetic, and Most Dramatic. At a ceremony in Washington D.C., the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences awarded him the 2014 BAMMY for Secondary School Teacher of the Year.
He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.