2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM: Breakout Sessions
Enabled Transformation of the Traditional Classroom: Funding Distance Learning Projects
You may already know the technology solutions that can help to expand distance learning projects. But did you know that these same solutions can make grant applications more attractive? We will cover some technology approaches that can be included in grants as well as review current technology grant opportunities.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Room: Travis C (Floor 3)
Dr. Cindy Joffrion, StarLeaf, Director of Grant Services
Dr. Joffrion has worked in the field of Distance Learning for over 22 years. She draws on her diverse background in education to speak on topics such as instructional technology, education issues, grant writing, and technology project management techniques. In addition, her articles have been published in multiple journals, with subjects ranging from funding acquisition for schools, utilizing distance education instruction and funding school district technology initiatives. Recently, she has published a book on utilizing nontraditional fund raising techniques titled Funding 2.0 : Everything you need to know to find funding for technology projects.