The Global Leadership Summit is a face-to-face convening at Edmodo’s headquarters in San Mateo, California on April 25th. We will be streaming this event here in Google+ and in YouTube. Our main site is located at http://www.globaledleadership.com
The goal of the Global Leadership Summit within Global Leadership Week is to convene decision makers and influencers within the global education and technology sectors in order to strategize and raise awareness around the development of global competency in teachers and schools. Three panel discussions will taking place on April 25th involving thought leaders from innovative ed tech companies and educational institutions.
PANEL 1: The Role of Technology in Preparing Globally Ready Students and Educators
How does technology open the world to students and teachers in new and exciting ways? A hot topic today in Silicon Valley, educational technology can improve student learning and close the achievement gap. Guests in this distinguished panel will discuss how technology is powering global connections and playing an important role in the development of global competency in students and teachers. Panelists will discuss the ways in which the tech industry is working with schools and global education organizations to raise awareness around the importance of a globally minded education.
Moderator: Betsy Corcoran, EdSurge
Panelists: Jaime Casap, Google
Amy Lin, TES,
Vibhu Mittal, Edmodo
Esther Wojcicki, Palo Alto High School
PANEL 2: Charting the Course for a Globally Connected and Future Ready School: Planning & Prioritizing at the Leadership Level
Once education institutions have an established collective understanding of global competence and broad support for it, the task of implementation can be arduous. Hear from a panel of administrators and education leaders about the process of planning and prioritizing global competence at the leadership level, including stakeholder engagement from boards to the parent community. They will share successes and challenges along the way and provide a lens into best practices gleaned from experience.
Moderator: Jennifer Russell, iEARN-USA
Panelists: Tony Jackson, the Asia Society
Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Global Oneness Project
Brandon Wiley, GlobalEdLeader
David Young, VIF International Education
PANEL 3: Global Competence in Practice: Deconstructing How Global Competence Comes to Life in Teaching, Learning and Culture in K-12 Schools
Join experienced school and district leaders in this panel to explore tangible strategies to implement global competence—from theory to practice. Panelists will share how they have embedded global competence in teaching and learning, school culture and environment, as well as discuss challenges and opportunities presented along the way. The panel will provide various perspectives and case studies on how to integrate global competency with other priorities.
Moderator: Dana Mortenson, World Savvy
Panelists: Paul Johnson, Mill Valley Middle School
Anna Lazzarini, Mill Valley Middle School
Maggie Front, Mill Valley Middle School
Rod Septka, Mill Valley Middle School
Nance Miller, Mill Valley Middle School