Schedule at a Glance

"Leave No Child Offline": Why Equity and Access to Digital Tools, Resources and the Internet are of Importance to the Future of our Nation
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM:
Room: Chicago Ballroom
Format: Spotlight Session
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Information Technology Management
Audience: School System Administrators
Brief Session Description: Digital Equity and Access in the 21st Century is crucial to students being able to compete on a global level. There are few places in society where technology is not utilized or playing an important role. Questions that I will answer for audience members are as follows;

1. What resources does your organization need to garner to ensure that digital equity and access is afforded to those you serve;
2. The Why, How and When of digital conversion for all;
3. How does the new ESSA legislation supporting digital equity and access impact the future of educational technology in light of the perceived policies of the new Trump administration?;
4. How should instructional and engagement practices change in order to incorporate personalized learning, blended learning, online learning and learning modalities not yet on the horizon;
5. What does College, Career and Citizenship preparation look like in a digitized school environment and how to ensure that All means All;
6. What does the future hold for digital equity and access for all; Can we get this done in America?
Skill Level: Beginner