Schedule at a Glance

Focused on the Future: Architecting an Educational Ecosystem
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM:
Room: Huron
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Instructional Focus & Professional Development
Audience: School System Administrators
Brief Session Description: Building a district culture of flexibility and adaptability is essential to creating a successful education ecosystem that's focused on preparing all learners for life and success in the global economy of the 21st century. Join the discussion about Ft. Thomas Independent Schools, with Gene Kirchner, Superintendent, and Ginger Webb, Assistant Superintendent, about its mission, plans for the future and the focus on their learners. FTIS is a high performing district in Ft. Thomas, KY and is in their fifth year of their digital conversion plan. Hear what they have learned, what's working, what's surprising and new considerations that are evolving as they make their digital leap. Through their shared vision, community involvement and partnering with leaders in digital education, Ft. Thomas Independent Schools achieved "District of Distinction" status by the Kentucky Department of Education and four of its five schools are recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
Skill Level: Intermediate