Ann gives presentations on the following topics. She can also customize topics to meet your organization’s needs.
“Life Lessons in Leadership”
In the fast-changing world of the 21st century, it is a given that at some point in your life – as a child, young adult or professional – the opportunity or responsibility of leading others will fall on your shoulders.
Whatever leadership role you find yourself in, there are basic principles of leadership that will strengthen your abilities and help assure your success. Those principles, and how to cultivate them will be shared in this presentation. This presentation will be of interest to anyone at any age who is serving as a leader or hopes to serve in a leadership position in the future.
“Future Ready Schools: Creating Your Vision and Crafting Your Plan”
Description: The difference between successful digital learning programs and embarrassing, wasteful failures lies in the creation of a clearly defined vision and the crafting of a comprehensive, sustainable plan. This highly interactive session guides school leaders through the Future Ready Schools process for implementing effective digital learning. Future Ready Schools strategies for visioning, planning and evaluation help any district develop the human and technological capacity needed to prepare students for success in college, career and citizenship.
“Leading Change in Challenging Times: An Interactive Collaborative Workshop”
Description: Leading change always brings both challenges and opportunities. Organizational and procedural changes may be rooted in intrinsic or external motivations, or a combination of both. Research based practices for leading change will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own challenges and strategies for effectively leading change in a school district setting. Online digital tools for collaboration will be utilized. Participants are encouraged to bring their own wireless access devices.
“Top Ten Questions Every Educator Should Ask BEFORE Implementing a One-to-One Program”
Description: The difference between a successful one-to-one computing program and an embarrassing, wasteful failure lies in the questions that must be considered well before any technology for learning program is launched. In this session we’ll review strategies used in successful implementations and analyze lessons learned from missteps or oversights. This highly interactive session will focus on the leadership strategies needed to transform learning and teaching through technology by utilizing effective visioning, planning and evaluation. (NOTE: The editor of eSchoolNews was in attendance at the this workshop and published an article about it on March 25)