2014 NSBA Education Technology Site Visits

Visit classrooms and learn first-hand how technology tools and digital resources are working to meet curriculum goals. See how visionary leaders address equity and align resources to create positive learning environments for all students. Explore technology solutions that engage parents, inspire students, support teachers, informs the community, and makes district operations more efficient.

Vail School District

Vail, AZ
February 26 – 28, 2014

See how technology policy and practice come together to create a 21st century learning environment through classroom observations, conversations with school leaders, and mini-briefings that share the lessons learned from Empire High School, opened in 2005 as the first one-to-one laptop, textbook-free, comprehensive public high school in the nation.

Minnetonka Public Schools

Minnetonka, MN
April 30 – May 2, 2014

Experience firsthand how technology accelerates learning. Choose three school tours (Pre-K - 12). Explore technology in language immersion, early childhood, special education, and the arts. At the secondary level, focus on Minnetonka's digital learning cycle for a 1:1 iPad program (recognized as a 2013 Apple Distinguished Program). Classroom visits and mini- sessions will provide direct interaction with teachers and students.

Colorado Springs School District 11

Colorado Springs, CO
May 4 – 6, 2014

See how technology supports personalized learning to prepare every student, every day and in every class for a world yet to be imagined. Visit ​​​​​​​​​​​​​district classrooms, talk with teachers and students, and discuss policy with school administrators and board members through mini-briefings.

NSBA thanks Cable in the Classroom for its continuing support of the Technology Leadership Network Site Visits. For the ninth consecutive year, Cable in the Classroom (CIC), the national education foundation of the U.S. cable industry, is proud to be the only national partner and sponsor of this important initiative. Working in partnership with, and on behalf of, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and our cable industry partners, CIC advocates for digital citizenship and the visionary, sensible and effective use of media in homes, schools, and communities. Since 1989, through CIC, local cable companies have been providing complimentary connections to schools, and cable programmers have offered quality educational programming. CIC enables educators to access the best of cable’s video and web content.

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