TEACHING STUDENTS TO BE INNOVATORS
Who Should Attend
Principals, Assistant Principals, Aspiring Administrators, Master Teachers, District Data Coordinators, Deans and District Level Staff.
The key skill today is not learning a series of facts, or even understanding systems. Automation is coming fast, and jobs that were thought to be “thinking jobs” that could not be replaced are quickly being replaced as thinking machines become better and better. What are the skills that we need to teach our students today to participate in this world? Come and rethink what are the student skills to make our students thrive.
About the Presenter
Bob Blackney has a breadth of experience in education. He has taught grades 1-12 for 19 years and has served as a mentor teacher for a number of years. He directed the TASC II academic model technology project in California from 1988 until 1994. The TASC II Project focused on using technology to teach at-risk students technology. Bob Blackney has administrative experience at the elementary and Junior High levels before he became an administrator at the county level. He directed the RIMS region Professional Development Consortium that coordinated staff development in Riverside, Inyo, and Mono Counties. Bob Blackney wrote the initial California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) plan for Region 10 and was appointed to be the first director for CTAP in that region. He served as the director of Instructional Support for the Chino Valley Unified School District and the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District where he directed assessment, professional development and technology.
Hours of Instruction
Each course is for 7 hours of instruction, with an opportunity for follow-up activities for the purposes of implementation of learned content.
Date, Time and Location
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Check In/Registration: 8:00 am
Total School Solutions
Fees and Cancellation
Cost: $325.00 until February 28, 2018 (subject to space availability)
Cancellations received by February 28, 2018 will be subject to a $50.00 fee.
Method of Payment
Make check payable to: Total School Solutions
Please bring a laptop computer or another Internet ready device.
For further information, please email Susan Lendway.