Decisions, Decisions!

How will you choose which Concurrent Sessions to attend when there’s so much to choose from? Our schedule will be available soon but this is the time to get your team together, register and decide how you can get to as many of these as possible:

Accessing The Innovator Mindset Through Emotional Intelligence, Lead Presenter: Liz Davis, Assistant Head of School, Synapse School

Averting a Crisis: The ABC’s About Protecting Student Data in the Cloud, Lead Presenter: Mark Archon, Director, Fresno County Office of Education

Becoming SAMRwise, Lead Presenter: Denise Douglas, Technology Curriculum Specialist, Tulare Joint Union High School District

Beyond state CAASPP reports. Creating visualizations for instructional leadership and student goal setting., Lead Presenter: Kevin Silberberg, Superintendent, Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

Beyond the Box – Creating the Innovators of Tomorrow Through a Makerspace, Lead Presenter: Kim Linz, Principal, Manhattan Beach Unified

Building a Comprehensive Digital Citizenship Program, Lead Presenter: Nicole Dalesio, K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District – San Jose, CA

Building a ToSA Program from the Ground Up, Lead Presenter: Mary Fran Lynch, K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District – San Jose, CA

Classroom 3.0: Lesson Design for Common Core and PBL, Lead Presenter: jon corippo, Director of Academic Innovation, CUE

Considering 1:1? Let’s talk., Lead Presenter: Catina Haugen, principal, Petaluma City Schools

Creating a Culture of Sharing in your School and Building Capacity for Professional Learning, Lead Presenter: Lainie Rowell, Consultant

Creating Transformative Professional Learning with Technology, Lead Presenter: Melissa Oliver, Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Washington USD

Developing and Supporting a Blended Learning Program, Lead Presenter: Susan Stewart, Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District

Empowering Teachers to be Effective, Lead Presenter: Chris Long, Educational Technology Coordinator, HBUHSD / UCI

Future Ready in 75 Minutes, Lead Presenter: Andrew Schwab, CTO, Union School District

Gettin’ Googley Wit It, Lead Presenter: Brian Briggs, Director of Innovation and Instructional Technolgy, Plumas Lake Elementary School District

How Do You Know Your EdTech PD is Working?, Lead Presenter: Michael Magboo, Principal, Granada HS – Le Grand Union High School District

Innovative Superintendents Flipping Their Districts, Lead Presenter: Gabe Soumakian, Superintendent, SupDuJour Consulting Group

Makerspace Magic: Creating improving core learning with effective Making, Lead Presenter: Richard Fitzpatrick, Superintendent, Corning Union Elementary School District

Makerspace Partnerships, Lead Presenter: Janice Delagrammatikas, Principal, Come Back Kids/ Riverside County Office of Education

National Certification for Innovative Administrators – Be Leading Edge!,/What You Need to Know to be on the Leading Edge, Lead Presenters: Sandra Miller, ACSA/TICAL Technology Facilitator, TICAL Cadre Lead Presenter: Lainie Rowell, Founding Leading Edge Certification Program Coordinator, CUE

The Last Mile No One’s Talking About, Lead Presenter: Susan Brooks-Young, TICAL Cadre Member, SJ Brooks-Young Consulting

Can You Hear Us Now #PodcastEDU, Lead Presenter: Ryan O’Donnell, Technology TOSA, Rocklin Unified School District

Common Core = Technology Integration, Lead Presenter: Jeremy Davis, Interim Executive Director, Technology and Information Services, Capistrano Unified School District

Computer Programming in the Classroom, Lead Presenter: Mark Synnott, TOSA Technology Coach, Perris Union High School District

Creating Digital Students in a Title I School, Lead Presenter: Kathy Goodlad, Principal, Kerman-Floyd Elementary, Kerman Unified School District

Empowering ELLs & their Parents: Bridging the Digital/Language Divide via Technology, Lead Presenter: Efrain Tovar, Coordinator of Information & Technology Services, Selma Unified School District

If You Don’t Share Your School’s Story, Someone Else Will!, Lead Presenter: Todd Schmidt, Principal, Harbor View Elementary

Implementing technology for a safer campus, Lead Presenter: Roberto Bonilla, Assistant Principal, Southwest High School (SUHSD)

Lead Wild! Admins: Wake Up!, Lead Presenter: Amy Fadeji, Elementary Principal, Petaluma City Schools

Let Google Drive Make You a Better Leader…and a Hero to Your Staff!, Lead Presenter: Brent Coley, K-5 Principal, Alta Murrieta Elementary

Navigating the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments for CCSS Success, Lead Presenter: Leslie Miller, Principal, Sunset Elementary School

Primary Crayons and First Chromebooks, Lead Presenter: Kathleen Lucchesi, Technology Coach, Galt Joint Union Elementary

Twitter is Global PD: Learning & Sharing 140 Characters at a Time., Lead Presenter: Catina Haugen, principal, Petaluma City Schools

Work Smarter with Evernote, Lead Presenter: Butch Owens, , TICAL Cadre Member





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Sir Ken Robinson to Keynote at 2016 Lead 3 Symposium

skrWe have exciting news to share – Sir Ken Robinson has been signed to keynote the 2016 Lead 3 Symposium on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel. For those of you that have been coming for years, you will remember that Sir Ken was our keynote at the very first Lead 3 Symposium. For those of you that haven’t seen him speak you are in a for a treat! Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally acclaimed expert on Creativity and Innovation and Author of Finding Your Element, The Element and Out of Our Minds. 

Register NOW and reserve your spot for this exciting event.


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1st Sponsor Announced




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Proposal Deadline Closed – Stay Tuned

The deadline for proposals has passed. Our steering committee is currently reviewing session proposals and will make decisions regarding sessions for Lead 3 soon. If you have sent in a proposal you will be notified by December 15th about the status of your proposal. We will also be announcing keynote speakers VERY soon so stay tuned!

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Deadline for Proposals EXTENDED to November 30th!

One last chalast chancence to have your ideas considered for a workshop or concurrent session at the 2016 Lead 3 Symposium – Please submit no later than November 30th at 5pm!

The Lead 3.0 Symposium Planning Team invites you to submit a proposal to present a concurrent session or workshop at the 2016 Lead 3.0 Symposium, to be held April 14-16, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel. Concurrent session will be held April 14-15 and workshops will be held the morning or April 16th. Proposals are due November 30, 2015.  If you have any questions please contact Danelle Bowron via email at or at 916-444-3216.

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