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TASA, Discovery Ed and Texas ASCD Invite You to Future@Now Texas—October 8, 2013

1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Register Now

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.

Sessions Include

  • 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

Register to attend the live stream on October 8.