Discovery Education, TASA, and Texas ASCD invite you to a Texas leadership summit on the transition to digital learning environments: Future@Now TEXAS.
Focused on preparing today's students for the opportunities of tomorrow's world, Future@Now TEXAS will spotlight real education and community leaders sharing real stories about their work to fuel student achievement and drive STEM success.
Featured Speakers Include: State Representative Angie Chen Button; Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Dr. Susan Simpson Hull; Houston ISD Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier; Coppell ISD Superintendent Dr. Jeff Turner, Corpus Christi ISD Assistant Superintendent Dr. Janis Jordan, and Parent/Community Outreach Advisor Leon Pridgen.
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Opening Keynotes
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Digital Visionaries Speak Hear from Districts that are on the cutting edge of launching digital textbook initiatives.
2:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Live from a Digital Classroom Get a unique sneak peek tour of a digital classroom in action.
3:05 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. Creating Digital Learners by Supporting Digital Teachers Texas teachers provide best practice models and answer "How do we get there from here?"
3:55 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Engaged Parents, Successful Transition Leon Pridgen, parent from Mooresville Graded School District, shares his experiences in engaging the community to drive transformation success.
4:50 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Today's Students, Tomorrow's Jobs Hear why STEM, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills are important for the success of Texas' economic future.
5:40 p.m. – 6 p.m. Closing Keynote: The Call to Action Dr. Susan Simpson Hull, Grand Prairie ISD