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Volume 12  Issue 2    

Hello all, 


With fall underway, we want to bring to your attention some exciting technology-oriented professional development for administrators. See below for no-cost webinars sponsored by ACSA and TICAL and the annual conferences TICAL assists in planning. 


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evisionLeading Digitally, the Admin 2.0 Webinar Series
Leading Digitally Webinar Series
In its second year, the Leading Digitally Webinar series exists to provide you convenient and effective quality professional development. All you need is a computer with an internet connection to participate.  Register today for any or all of these NO-COST webinars:


Preparing Digital Citizens Preparing Digital Citizens 

Wednesday, September 28th (4-5 PM PDT)

Rowland Baker and Jason Borgen, TICAL Project


As we move through the 21st century, we are becoming more and more connected to the digital world where relationships, work, and activities are happening online.  Students lives are parallel to this, but are they holding the same values and ethics as we do when it comes to online behavior and use?  As your 11-12 year gets underway, come find out what it means to be a true digital citizen and what type of resources are available to implement a curriculum that promotes digital citizenship.    



Apps for Learning and ProductivityApps for Learning

Thursday, October 27, 2011 (9-10 AM PDT)    

Harry Dickens, Associate Director, Arkansas Public School Resource Center  


Learning. Is there is an app for that? Well, not really, but this session presented by author of 40 Best iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone Apps for High School Classrooms will spend some time examining several apps that can assist in your productivity and promote student engagement in your pK-16 classrooms!      



A WA Walk in the Cloudsalk in the Clouds-Cloud Computing Demystified

Thursday, December 8, 2011 (3-4 PM PST)    Tim Landeck, Technology Director, Pajaro Valley Unified School District


"It's in the cloud." "Why don't you move that to the cloud?" So much talk about the cloud, but what does it really mean? This session will focus on how cloud computing has (and will) impact the K-12 environment and help to demystify the terminology and increase the basic understanding of what cloud computing is and how it can help you in the work place.  

2012 Webinar titles and times TBD - Save the dates:

  • January 26th
  • February 29th
  • March 27th
  • May 22ndBlackboard Collaborate
All webinars will take place in the Admin 2.0 Blackboard Collaborate Virtual Meeting Room which provides the ability to share media, presentations, voice, video, media, polls, and more!  Once registered you will receive an email 24 hours prior to the event on quick procedure to connect. 

Learn more about the webinars and/or register today.  


Interested in viewing some of the presentations from last year?  Browse through the list and watch the archived presentations. 


confEnhance Your Innovative Leadership Skills at a Face-to-Face Administrators' Conference

Leadership 3.0 Symposium Leadership 3.0

With over 200 educational leaders in attendance, Leadership 3.0 was "mind blowing and inspirational," said one principal. Save the date for 2012: April 19-21 at the Marriott San Mateo Hotel, San Mateo, CA.  Learn more at www.lead3.org




TICAL Conference
TICAL Conference 2012
The Technology Information Conference for Administrative Leadership is scheduled for February 21-23, 2012, at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, ARHave an idea for a workshop or breakout session for this conference? Submit your proposal today!

Interested in what happened at the 2011 conference? Thanks to ADE's Arkansas on iTunesU, we were able to capture synopses of some sessions. Check out  TICAL Conference Presentation Summaries.
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Santa Cruz County Office of Education
400 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
TICAL is provided by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, a statewide service funded by the California Department of Education, and under contract to the Arkansas Department of Education. Members of ACSA and the CUE AdminSIG receive complimentary membership. 

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