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I’m Charged: How to Become a Student-Centered Learning Ambassador

Event Details

September 28, 2018

Future Ready Schools® Invites You to Participate in a Webinar

I’m Charged: How to Become a Student-Centered Learning Ambassador

Mark D. Benigni, Ed.D.
, Superintendent of Schools, Meriden Public Schools (CT) (@mpsbenigni)
Barbara A. Haeffner, Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Meriden Public Schools (CT) (@bhaeffner)
Lianne Gerety, Grade 6 Writing Teacher, Meriden Public Schools (CT)

Tom Murray
, Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools®, Alliance for Excellent Education (@thomascmurray )

On September 28, 2018 Future Ready Schools® (FRS) held a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub, a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders.

Meriden Public Schools is engaged in a digital transformation that supports student-centered learning by supporting personalized professional learning for their teachers. The district developed an “I’m Charged” initiative that recognizes teachers who meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom as evidenced by its eleven I’m Charged! Initiative Criteria.

In this webinar, representatives from Meriden School District shared how they are using the  initiative to support personalized professional learning for teachers while also leading a digital transition to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom.

The panelists discussed why they adopted the “I’m Charged” initiative and describe how other interested school districts could do the same. They also discussed why teachers should want to take on this responsibility and how they can support their colleagues. They also described what it means to be in an “I’m Charged” classroom. Spoiler alert: It’s awesome! Click here for examples.

Please direct questions concerning the webinar to If you are unable to watch the webinar live, please register to receive the video archive directly in your inbox.

Future Ready Schools® is a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), a Washington, DC–based national policy, practice, and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, particularly those underperforming and those traditionally underserved, graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship.

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