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Friday, April 17 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Planning, Funding, and Implementing a 1:1 Mobile Learning Initiative

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From California to Maine, educators have acknowledged that mobile devices provided to all students and teachers afford users a dynamic, relevant, and individualized learning opportunity. Despite this fact, few have discussed the real world nuts and bolts process necessary to implement a district wide 1:1 mobile learning initiative from the ground up. This fast paced workshop will provide an overview of the Coachella Valley Unified School District’s 1:1 Mobile Learning Initiative and Measure X Bond, a voter approved bond used solely to purchase 18,000 iPads and and fund the infrastructure improvements necessary to implement a district-wide 1 to 1 mobile learning initiative.
The workshop will provide participants with lessons learned, timelines, staff engagement and training practices, important infrastructure, and budgetary considerations when contemplating a mobile learning initiative. Also highlighted are critical steps to take when developing and executing a successful voter-approved funding mechanism that involves technology.

Upon leaving, this workshop will help you answer the following questions:
What are the steps involved?
Who are the professionals I need to engage?
How do I to effectively educate my internal and external stakeholders regarding the benefits of 1:1 mobile learning?
How do I establish a culture of engagement and empowerment while asking my staff to revamp their entire curriculum and integrate dynamic mobile learning techniques?

Session Outline:
Overview of Coachella Valley Unified School District (~5 minutes)
Financial Considerations and Device Selection (~15 minutes)
Technical Considerations and Infrastructure (~20 minutes)
Professional Development and the Educational Technology Structure (~15 minutes)
Other MLI Considerations and Vendor Support (~5 minutes)


Darryl Adams

Superintendent, Coachella Valley USD
Superintendent of Schools, Coachella Valley Unified School District

Michelle Murphy

Executive Director of Technology Services, Coachella Valley Unified School District

Israel Oliveros

Mobile Technology Coordinator, Coachella Valley Unified School District
Israel Oliveros demonstrated his abilities and passion for technology as a Systems Technician for Coachella Valley Unified School District. Israel’s natural abilities to organize and develop action plans led him to become the Director of Technology to oversee CVUSD’s Mobile Learning... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Catalina Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel
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