The Networked Educational Leader: Leading 21st Century Educational Communities

Featuring: George Couros Dates Times Sites Registration fee includes lunch at the face to face session Fee Grade

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As educational leaders, instructional leader is just one of the many roles that we are expected to fulfill. Finding a way to balance and share resources with staff can become much easier through the power of social media. Using Web 2.0 tools such as social bookmarking sites, blogs, and Twitter, has made it much easier to learn and share with others. In this series, George Couros will help you to build your own professional learning network and to leverage social media to enhance learning within your learning community, while also building relationships both with your local community and educators/administrators from all over the world. Having a solid understanding of social networks will not only help you as an educational leader, but will help to lead your school community in the 21st century. DATES, LOCATIONS & TIMES: This is a multi-day event DAY ONE Mar 3, 2011: Face-to-Face (12:00 noon – 4:00 pm) Greenwood Inn, Calgary (3515-26 Street NE) DAY TWO Mar 15, 2011: Webinar (4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (MST) ) Your own computer DAY THREE Mar 22, 2011: Webinar (4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (MST)) Your own computer * Participants should bring their laptop to the face-to-face session WHO SHOULD ATTEND Superintendents, jurisdiction and school-based administrators, instructional leaders, program/technology directors and coordinators George Couros is a Principal in Stony Plain, AB with a K-6 school that also houses a K-12 program to serve students with differentiated needs. He is a motivational workshop presenter in areas of successful technology integration in the classroom including the use of social media and digital citizenship. He has also several years as a technology integration coordinator for several schools and has used the power of Professional Learning Networks to not only connect with the three sites he oversees in different areas, but to also help connect his own teaching staff to other passionate educators around the world. You can learn more about George on his own professional blogfolio located at http://georgecouros.wordpress.com. Questions: E-mail our Registration Coordinator register@crcpd.ab.ca or call (403) 291-0967 ext. 223

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