Welcome Info - Fall 2010

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Educational Technology
for Administrative Leadership
Certificate Program
Krause Center for Innovation & Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Class starts Wednesday, September 8, 5pm
 
Dear Educator,
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Welcome to Educational Technology for Administrators [LINC50/50a], the first class of the Educational Technology for Administrative Leadership certificate program!

1) If you are still committed to attending this first class, the first assignment is to complete a very short survey.

2) The second assignment is to apply for admission to Foothill College (see below).

3) The remainder of this email contains logistical information relevant to your starting the class.

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Educational Technology for Administrators [3 units]
First class meeting:
Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 5:00 - 8:00pm

Krause Center for Innovation, Room 4002
Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
[map and directions]

PARKING:
Parking in Lot 4 costs $2 per day. Permits are required in all lots on campus. Look for the yellow vending machine in the first row as you enter the lot. For more information about parking regulations and quarterly permits, visit the Transportation & Parking page.

Instructor: Michael Simkins, Ed.D.
We are pleased to introduce your lead instructor, Dr. Michael Simkins, Senior Consultant at Silicon Valley Education Foundation and Consulting Director, TICAL (Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership). See Michael's profile for more information.

Michael is working in partnership with Dr. Steven McGriff, Teacher-in-Residence, Krause Center for Innovation, on instructional design and technology for the certificate program. Steve is your contact for course logistics and technology use.

Registration Information

1. Apply for Admission to Foothill College before the first class meeting
Before you can register for this class you must be admitted as a student to Foothill College. Completing the admissions process before the first class meeting will be helpful to the whole process, but not absolutely necessary. Click the link above to begin the process. Keep a record of your student identification number and PIN and bring it with you to class. For general information about admissions, visit the Admissions and Records web site.

2. Register for the class
Show up to the first class and complete a paper registration form. You will need to know your student ID number. The KCI program coordinator will process your paper form to register you into the class; do not attempt to register through the Foothill online registration system.

3. Pay the class fees
Through a generous gift from the Silicon Valley Education Foundation to encourage your participation in this first class, the course fees are reduced by half. You pay only $41.50 for this three unit course. Fees are payable online after your registration is completed. We will inform you of the date in the quarter you can check your account online. Foothill College will not send you a bill.

Certificate Program Goal

Prepare educational administrators to lead development and implementation of a comprehensive integration of technology to promote excellence and support transformation throughout their organization. Following ISTE NETS-A guidelines, the certificate curriculum seeks to inspire and facilitate a vision of purposeful change that maximizes use of digital-age resources to meet and exceed learning goals, support effective instructional practice, and maximize performance of district and school leaders. An overview of the certificate program is available online.

Philosophy
This learner-centered, instructor-facilitated program is a hands-on learning experience that will enable you to experience educational technologies and the challenges of systems change in your real-world context.

Format
The course modules are designed in a hybrid instructional model. Half of the sessions are designed for face-to-face interaction and the remainder of the modules are designed as asynchronous, online modules. The face-to-face class meeting dates for Educational Technology for Administrators are:
  1. September 8
  2. September 22
  3. October 13
  4. November 10 (tentative)
  5. December 8
During the intervening weeks, participants are expected to complete the course objectives through self-directed, online resources and collaborations with peers and instructors. You can expect to commit the same amount of learning time every week regardless of instructional mode.
Sponsors

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Contact Information

Logistics Info:
Dr. Steven McGriff, Teacher in Residence
Krause Center for Innovation
Email Steve
650-949-7681

Course Info:
Dr. Michael Simkins
Lead Instructor
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Email Michael


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About Us

Krause Center for Innovation (KCI)
The Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College serves as a regional professional development center for educators at all levels who seek innovation through effective application of educational technology for teaching and learning.

The KCI offers technology and educational technology classes suited for educators and other
community members looking for professional development.




Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF)
focuses on raising student performance in the critical areas of math and science across all 33 Santa Clara County school districts. Our goal is to be the leading advocate for public education in our region. We are known for our clear focus on achieving results, partnering, and emphasizing creativity and innovation. Beyond serving students, teachers, and administrators, we provide value to the larger community by making investing in education easy.


The Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College (KCI) and the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) are sponsoring this certificate program for educational leaders, who are assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, administrative staff, or lead teachers.
 
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