2011 iLead Institute: Tools for Innovative Leaders-A four day institute for Educational Leaders.

It is expected that administrators will attend all sessions.

The iLead Institute is designed to provide school leaders with the skills, knowledge and expertise to prepare their educational community for the 21st century. The iLead program prepares school-based instructional leaders to meet the needs, challenges and demands of the modern day educational environment by incorporating the latest information technology practices into their daily routines. This program recognizes the rewards of leading a 21st century school into the future by guiding them in promoting the effective integration of technology into their classrooms and provide them with the technology skills to view, manipulate and analyze data to better inform their decision making process.

Session 1- Leading with 21st Century Tools_ Develop skills and use tools to create a vision of a 21st Century School that will enhance leading and learning in your school. Participants will get a Macbook Laptop. Provide participants with the skill and ability to use their devices as a ubiquitous tool for all organizational/administrative needs.

Session 2 - Enhance your Leadership Potential with the iPad This workshop will provide participants with the ability to integrate iPad technology into their practice in order to become a more efficient school leader. Participants will discover what educational apps are available and how they can be used in classroom instruction as well as apps that can be used for increase productivity.

Session 3- Leading & Learning with 21st Century Tools The best way to learn the impact of 21st century tools is to use the tools, stay connected with innovative educators and share your vision for upgrading schools. In this workshop you will explore exciting digital tools and Google Apps that have a powerful impact on teaching and learning. You will identify iPad/iPod Apps for students, teachers, and administrators -- and stay connected with educational innovators around the world.

Session 4 - Aligning Your Vision to The NETS In this workshop participants will align their vision for 21st century school leadership with the NETS and examine practical tools to start making that vision a reality. They will explore resources and tools that have a powerful impact on teaching and learning.