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05/22/2023, Let’s Get Involved – Expanding Professional Learning Networks

Date: 5/22/2023 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

With so much information and people to connect with, how do we stay up-to-date on information that helps us excel as leaders? And, how can technology help us learn and collaborate with our professional learning networks (PLNs)? Let’s explore the possibilities together! In this session we’ll be talking about how we can explore and expand within our professional learning networks to grow our capacity as school leaders.

Presenters

Victoria Thompson M.S., STEM Integration Instructional Coach

Victoria Thompson is a Customer Success Account Manager at Microsoft Education, an ISTE Community Leader, and a technology in education consultant. She began her journey teaching fifth and sixth grade math and science in Summerville, SC. After completing her masters degree in curriculum and instruction she moved to the Seattle, WA area in 2018, where her career has pivoted to focusing on digital transformation, STEM integration in schools, technology in instruction, and using technology to bridge equity gaps in education. At Microsoft Education she works with folks across the country to develop foundational relationships with key technology stakeholders to enable quality solution delivery and support for schools and districts. She has managed the Microsoft Innovative Education Expert (MIE Expert) and Showcase School programs, growing the Expert community from 745 to 830 members in 2022. As a technology in education consultant she works with school districts across the world to address topics such as technology equity and capacity building with professional development, and has presented at conferences such as ISTE, FETC, TCEA, IDEAcon, ImpactEducation, CUE, and DigCitSummit on topics such as using technology to create inclusive math classrooms, the intersectionality of literacy and STEM, equity in instructional coaching, culturally responsive STEM education, and equity in educational technology. Additionally, she was recently awarded the title of one of the top 30 K-12 IT influencers in 2021 by EdTech Magazine. She now lives in Winter Garden, FL with her wife, Kourtney, and her dog, Ren. 

Microsoft Industry Advisor, K-12 
vithompson@microsoft.com

Contact

Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

Clock hours for this webinar and others in this series are available from ESD105 for a small fee. The following Professional Development Enroller link provides more information about clock hours: https://www.pdenroller.org/cwu/catalog/161162