Leadership Academy

School2Home hosts an annual Leadership Academy of teachers and administrators who share best practices for integrating technology into the classroom.

2021 Leadership Academy

The 2021 Leadership Academy was conducted virtually on February 9th and 10th after the completion of the regular school day. A special dinner was conducted on evening of February 11th for participating school leaders. The attendees included teachers, administrators, and district officials from the participating districts across California.

Participants were able to hear from California State Board of Education Member: Patricia Rucker. Vernon Billy, California School Boards Association Executive Director; Mary Nicely, Senior Policy Advisor for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction; and Anne T. Henderson, an author and national thought leader in the area of parent engagement.  In addition, California State Senator Connie Leyva, LAUSD Board member Jackie Goldberg and RUSD Superintendent Elect Renee Hill addressed the participants attending the dinner on November 11th

2020 Leadership Academy

Our leaders convened in Long Beach on February 19 – 21, 2020. The February 19 afternoon pre-session was a beneficial exchange between Directors on the Board of School2Home parent organization California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) with School District representatives from Inglewood, Long Beach, Riverside, and San Bernardino. Over the next two days, School Leadership Teams enjoyed presentations from California State Board of Education member, Patricia Rucker, Technologist Alice Keeler, United Way CEO Oscar Cruz, and digital citizenship warrior, Sue Thotz, of CommonSense Media.

2019 Leadership Academy

Our leaders convened in Sacramento on February 12 – 14, 2019. At the Capitol, they were welcomed by Assembly Education Committee Chair Patrick O’Donnell and Assemblymember Ash Kalra. They heard addresses from Tom Armelino, Executive Director of California Collaborative for Educational Excellence; Senator Connie Leyva, Senate Education Committee Chair; Kenneth Shelton, Techquity Expert; Geoff Belleau, California Department of Education Consultant; Cheryl Lemke, Evaluation Expert, and Micah Studer, Executive Director of Equity and Support Services for Yolo County Office of Education. They were even treated to a surprise visit by Assemblymember Bob Archuleta, whose godson was a School2Home educator.

Keynote Speeches