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Future Ready Leadership Forum – Texas

Leading Transformational Change: AI, Innovation, and Sustainability

In-person Event

September 24th, 2024 - September 24th, 2024
9:00 am - 3:00 pm CST

Location: Region One Education Service Center | 1900 W Schunior St, Edinburg, TX 78541

The Future Ready Schools® (FRS) Leadership Forum is a one-day professional learning event designed to empower educators with the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to lead their schools and districts into a future shaped by leadership, equity, technology and innovation.

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Who should attend?

Designed for district leaders, principals, instructional coaches, and librarians, this forum brings together like-minded education leaders to engage in a day of exploration, collaboration, and transformation.


  • Gain insights into the impact of AI on leadership and learning.
  • Explore strategies for implementing human-centered AI in education.
  • Foster collaborative leadership to drive innovation.
  • Develop effective change management techniques.
  • Promote sustainability in an age dominated by AI.
  • Create conditions that encourage innovation and enhance learning through technology.

Throughout the day, participants will have the opportunity to build a network of passionate educators, shift their professional practices to support innovation, leverage new instructional approaches, stay updated on the latest research, and engage in candid discussions about the challenges and successes in education.

Join us for a day of growth, empowerment, and inspiration as we collectively shape the future of education. 


8:30 amRegistration and Networking (Coffee and Continental Breakfast)
9:00 amWelcome & Overview of the Day
9:20 amDefining Innovation
9:30 amFive Conditions of Innovation
9:45 amDigital Leadership and Innovation Leadership Panel
10:15 amBreak
10:25 amLeveraging the Future Ready Framework: A Framework for Innovation & Sustainability
Pathways2Career Dashboard
11: 15 amEnsuring Innovation & Sustainability
12:00 pmLunch (Network and Connect)
12:35 pmA Few Great Takeaway Resources!
FRS Leadership Strands | Future Ready Dashboard | Future Ready Cohorts
The Achievery
12:50 pmPanel: Insights from Student Learners! 
1:35 pm Break 
1:45 pmDemystifying AI and Practical Applications for Leaders & Time to Explore
AI Tool List:
2:45 pmTying it all together!
Additional Future Ready Resources:
FRS Podcasts | FRS Webinars | The Achievery
Emerging Practices Guides

Together, we’ll ensure that educators remain at the heart of innovation in an age of AI and technology.


Tom Murray

Adam A. Phyall, III Ed.D

Director of Professional Learning and Leadership

Shannon McClintock Miller

Future Ready Faculty

Bill Bass

Future Ready Faculty

Event Partners

Register today – it’s FREE