How to Make New Edtech Initiatives Stick


It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the constant flow of latest and greatest edtech solutions. The ongoing pressure to master new tools and platforms can burn out even the most optimistic educator or administrator. But there’s hope! Join us to hear from educators who’ve been there, and survived. They’ll discuss their own experiences, highlighting mistakes, successes—and tips on how best to handle initiative fatigue.

In this webinar, you’ll find:

How to make changes stick

Practical tips and real-world anecdotes from experienced educators

How administrators can build buy-in to new initiatives and prevent change fatigue

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Meet our Panelists

Founder & CEO, EdSurge

Betsy previously worked as Executive Editor for technology coverage at Forbes Media and an award-winning staff writer for the Washington Post and Scientific American.

Host: Betsy Corcoran

Superintendent, Grayslake High School District

Mikkel Storaasli is the Superintendent of Grayslake High School District 127 in Grayslake, Illinois. The district serves 3000 students in Lake County, Illinois. Prior to serving in Grayslake, Dr. Storaasli worked for over 20 years at Leyden High School District 212 in Franklin Park, Illinois as an administrator, department chair and teacher.

Mikkel Storaasli

Kyle Pace, Director of Technology, Grain Valley School District

Kyle Pace is a former elementary school teacher, Instructional Technology Coach and currently is the Director of Technology for the Grain Valley School District in Grain Valley, Missouri. Kyle champions to support teaching and learning with meaningful technology integration using a multitude of technologies and best practices. Kyle has a strong passion for sharing with teachers, administrators, students and parents about the impact that technology can have on student learning.

Kyle Pace

School Success Lead, Kiddom

Melissa Giroux is committed to providing contextualized support and professional development to schools using the platform. Before coming to Kiddom, Melissa was a humanities teacher and department lead at alternative high schools in New York City, as well as Campus Director for Citizen Schools at the Urban Assembly Unison School. She is passionate about supporting teachers in using technology with intention to promote equity in learning.

Melissa Giroux

Pam Moran, Executive Director, Virginia School Consortium for Learning

Pam Moran served as a superintendent in Virginia for 13 years before retiring in June 2018. She was a 2016 top four finalist for AASA superintendent of the year and has recently authored Timeless Learning: How Imagination, Observation, and Zero-based Thinking Change Schools. When she isn’t observing hummingbirds, she now serves as executive director of the Virginia School Consortium for Learning.

Pam Moran

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