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FRS Leadership Forum in Renton, WA

Creating A Culture Of Excellence and Innovation

The Future Ready Schools® (FRS) Leadership Forum is a one-day personalized professional learning event designed to help innovative educators (district leaders, principals, instructional leaders/coaches, librarians) learn how to lead and support a culture of excellence and innovation in their school/district.

Join like-minded education leaders to learn and grow through an interactive professional learning agenda that will spark ideas and actions for weaving digital innovation into practice.


Puget Sound Educational Service District

800 Oakesdale Ave SW | Renton, WA 98057

Keynote Speakers

Jane Chadsey

CEO, Educurious

L. Michael Golden

Executive Director, Catalyst


  • Create conditions that promote/support innovation and deeper levels of learning through use of technology
  • Showcase strategies and tools to support the integration of innovative digital tools across curriculum areas
  • Highlight the importance of personalized professional learning for educators
  • Identify solutions that ensure budget sustainability for long term integration of innovative digital tools
  • Problem solve roadblocks and share successes around digital innovation

During the forum, participants will:

  • Build a network with like-minded educators who support empowerment and leadership
  • Begin to shift professional practices to support innovation across the curriculum
  • Leverage new and compelling practices to shift instructional practices
  • Understand the latest research and emerging practices that support digital learning innovation
  • Engage in honest and authentic conversations around successes, roadblocks, and hurdles
  • Create a personalized action plan to make change happen

Who should attend?

  1. Technology leaders
  2. Principals
  3. Curriculum directors
  4. Instructional coaches
  5. Districts leaders
  6. Teacher librarians
  7. Library directors

Agenda for October 10, 2023

8:30 a.m.   Registration (Coffee and Continental Breakfast)

9:00 a.m.   Welcome and Overview of the Day

9:20 a.m. Defining Innovation & Five Conditions of Innovation

9:35 a.m. Panel: Digital Leadership & Innovation 

10:30 a.m. Research in Action: Digital Literacy and Equity of Access 

11:15 a.m. Understanding What Works: 

12:00 p.m. Lunch (Network and Connect)

12:35 p.m. Digital Leadership Resources

12:45 p.m. Student Panel -Digital Learning in Action 

1:40 p.m. Designing a “Portrait of an Innovator”  

2:45 p.m. Making it Happen

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Space is limited. Don’t delay as you won’t want to miss this opportunity to understand the latest research and emerging practices that support digital learning innovation.

Register today – It’s FREE!


Shannon McClintock Miller

Future Ready Librarian Spokesperson and District Teacher Librarian, Van Meter Community School (IA)

Bill Bass

Innovation Coordinator, Instructional Technology, Information, and Library Media, Parkway Schools (MO)

Adam Phyall, III, EdD

Future Ready Advisor and Director of Technology and Media Services, Newton County School System (GA)

Space is limited – Register today for the forum on October 10th!


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