On January 16 at 7 p.m. ET, Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms nationwide, will launch a new webinar series featuring some of the most innovative leaders in education examining topics critical to teaching and learning today. Entitled Leadership@NOW, and offered to educators nationwide at no cost, this series commences with a conversation on adaptive leadership featuring Ed Massey, immediate past president of the National School Boards Association. In this webinar, Massey will investigate the many challenges education leaders face today, discuss his personal definition of adaptive leadership, and propose how educators can foster this style of leadership within their own schools.
Topics and dates for future webinars in this series include:
To more deeply engage participants in these critical topics, the Leadership@Now series will leverage social media platforms, including Google Hangouts and Edmodo, to further connect participants not only with presenters, but also with fellow participants interested in exploring these issues further. More information and registration information for the Leadership@Now webinar series can be found at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/leadershipnow.
“We are thrilled to present the new Leadership@Now webinar series to educators nationwide,” said Scott Kinney, senior vice president at Discovery Education. “Each of the topics explored in this series is central to the future of teaching and learning. It is our hope that the Leadership@Now webinars will continue to move forward the national conversation on these issues, and encourage more discussion about how educational technologies and digital content can be used to transform teaching and learning.”
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Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content that supports the implementation of Common Core, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Available in over half of all U.S. schools, community colleges and in 50 countries around the world, Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that accelerate academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.