• Digital Leadership Academy-Class Format


    Class Type


    Article Study

    Energize your mind by reading and engaging in digital leadership related articles.  Article studies are comprised of pre-selected articles.  The readings are accompanied by an online discussion forum, reflection questions, and demonstrations of learning.  There are several articles available.


    Engage your teachers in discovering ways to incorporate technology as an instructional tool in the classroom and merge content, pedagogy, and technology.  Various training topics are available. Contact your Technology Learning Coach or Karla Lester for more information. 


    Choose what you want to learn about.  Participate in an instructional technology-focused conference.  Gather with like-minded colleagues to learn, share, and grow your digital leadership strengths.


    Participate in online learning at your convenience.  During eCourses, all course materials and assignments are accessed through the web.  Participants work at their own pace without an instructor.  Each eCourse requires online demonstration of learning and participation in discussion boards.

    Lab Class

    Practice as you learn.  Lab classes are 2-hour learning opportunities that take place in a computer lab.  Participants are able to learn, practice, and implement during these sessions.</p>

    Demonstration/Performance Task

    Apply and implement what you learn during the academy. Digital leadership performance tasks, if completed, will count towards CPE and the Digital Leadership Technology Badge. The digital leadership performance tasks could be anything that you do that demonstrates technology leadership.  These tasks can be personalized.  Some performance tasks include:  adding a technology component to your professional learning community, implementing a way for teachers to submit lesson plans online, creating and updating a school blog, engaging the school community through Twitter, etc...</p>

    Teacher Training (Summer 2018)

    This summer, Educational Technology will host summer training in June. Classes will be available as face-to-face training and will take place at the Professional Development Center, 3150 McCart Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76110.</p>


    Webinars are quick online learning opportunities that are completed from home, office, or anywhere with Internet access.  These webinars are 30-minute sessions that focus on tools and strategies that can be integrated into your work life.  Each webinar will offer a follow-up activity that requires demonstration of application to receive additional CPE credit.