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FRS Leadership Forum in Atlanta

Event, In-person Event

Event Details

February 8, 2023
9:00 AM-3:30 PM
KSU Center | 3333 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA

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.


Kennesaw – KSU Center

3333 Busbee Drive, #330

Kennesaw, Georgia 3014


  • 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 February 8, 2023

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

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

9:15 a.m.    Keynote (TBD)

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:10 a.m.  Understanding What Works

11:15 a.m.  Research in Action: Digital Literacy and Equity of Access

  • Lara Paparo, EdD, Associate Director, Penn Literacy Network, Penn GSE

12:15 p.m.  Student Voice Panel (Lunch)

1:00 p.m.    Interactive Sharing and Networking

1:20 p.m.    Digital Leadership Success and Roadblocks

2:00 p.m.    Making a Plan

2:45 p.m.    Be Inspired: Leading and Collaborating To Ensure Success for All Students

3:00 p.m.    You Are NOT Alone: Resources and Support

3:30 p.m.    Adjourn

Online registration is closed. If you would like to join us please email Lia Dossin,


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)


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There will be two additional forums. Locations will be announced soon.

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