Professional Learning in Action: Leveraging Title II, Part A Digital Learning
Engage in this session to best understand how the federal Title II, Part A professional development grant program can support digital learning. Learn about digital learning best practices and model professional development programs that support digital learning. Explore SETDA’s openly licensed professional learning resources. Presenters from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Maryland Department of Education, and Indiana Department of Education will showcase the power of the Title IIA program and how professional learning for digital teaching and learning can be supported through this program. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue, explore resources, share examples, and ask questions.
Dr. A. Bendada finished his BS degree in 1985 at the University of Constantine. His interest in the scientific and natural phenomenon encouraged him to pursue his career to higher education. He joined the University of Glasgow in 1986, and graduated with a Ph.D., degree in 1989 in physical chemistry. He held many educational positions in Wisconsin. He development many online courses and workshop training teachers and administrators. In 1999, he joined the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and served in many departments managing federal grants, working with IHEs and educator preparation programs, and working with Educator Effectiveness programs and initiatives. Dr. Bendada has developed many mathematics and science teacher workshops. The wide experience in technology combined with his science and mathematics education enhanced his leadership quality in integrating technology in mathematics and science education. He is currently managing ESEA Title I Paraprofessionals and Title II Part A programs.
Federal Grants Specialist with the Indiana Department of Education reviewing and monitoring Title IA, Title IIA, and School Improvement Grants. Recent Conference TitleCon 2019, 2019, How to Use Federal Funding to Develop Global Citizens
Ms Sauers leads the state of Maryland’s professional learning efforts and has experience as an instructional coach, teacher. She is an active member of the SETDA’s Title IIA Collaborative, supporting the state education agency Title IIA leaders across the country. - CCSSO FAST SCASS, June 2020-Finding Your Fit: Title IIA and Formative Assessment - CCSSO FAST SCASS, February 2020- Scaling Formative Assessment for School Improvement - Maryland Assessment Group Conference, November 2019- The Opportunity Myth: How Standards-Aligned Instruction and the Formative Assessment Process are the Core of Educational Equity - Common Ground 2019- The Opportunity Myth: How Standards-Aligned Instruction and the Formative Assessment Process are the Core of Educational Equity - National Conference on Student Assessment, June, 2018- Exploring the Relationship Between Equity and Formative Assessment