Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The @BlackboardK12 BITS Learning Sessions #4 #BbK12Live

I've partnered with BlackboardK12 to share out the awesome sessions they are having this Fall. Educators can sign up to attend and share with other great educators what they have learned. I'll feature the session and the description on my blog each week and on my Twitter account. If you have questions, feel free to shoot a tweet to @BlackboardK12. Have fun learning and sharing!

Conquer the Polar Vortex: Embrace Virtual Learning Days Using Blackboard

Are you sick of tacking on days at the end of the school year due to inclement weather? Come join Atlanta Public Schools as they share how they implemented virtual learning days to avoid extending their school year. See how their teachers have effectively expanded the walls of their classrooms by using engaging content and Blackboard’s learning management system.

Aleigha Henderson-Rosser (Director, Instructional Technology) & Krasandra Holmes (Digital Learning Specialist)

Mrs. Aleigha Henderson-Rosser currently serves as the Executive Director for Instructional Technology in the Atlanta Public School System. With over 19 years of educational experience, she has served as a Middle School Science Teacher, Instructional Technology Specialist, and Founder of the DeKalb Online Academy and Coordinator of Professional Learning overseeing the design, creation, and implementation of online and face to face professional learning opportunities for over 12,000 employees. Additionally, she managed Race to the Top Facilitators at over 140 school campuses to effectively coordinate and evaluate all tenets of the Race to the Top Grant to include Teacher and Leader Keys, Common Core Performance Standards, STEM, Lowest Achieving Schools and Data Systems to support Instruction.
Mrs. Henderson-Rosser is pursuing a Doctorate degree from Georgia State University in Educational Policy Studies. Her International and National involvement in the technology community consists of serving as founding member and Board member of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACoL) – Georgia Chapter, member of the Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Develop Council), member of the International Society for Technology Education and member of the International Forum for Women in e- Learning (IFWE). 

Mrs. Henderson-Rosser was recently published in the June 2010 ISTE Publication, “Leading and Learning with Technology, in a feature article entitled One Stop Shop PD – which focused on the implementation of Online Professional Learning in a large urban district. She has been a featured conference presenter at the AdvancED International Conference, International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) Conference, Georgia Educational Technology Conference, National Staff Development Conference and the Teachscape Leadership Conference.
Mrs. Henderson –Rosser enjoys leading the work of the Department of Instructional Technology through 4 major areas: Creating Innovative Teacher Leaders, Online Professional Learning for Instructional Technology, Impact of Instructional Technology on Teaching and Learning and the implementation of 21st Century Teaching and Learning through digitally connected classrooms.

Twitter: @ahrosser & @apsitkrasandra

When: Monday, September 29, 2014 - 3:30PM EST

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