Event: TLI - LHRIC Pioneer Awards
Date: Thursday May 16, 2013
- Site: Edith Macy Conference Center
- Briarcliff Manor, NY
The LHRIC Pioneer Awards are presented every year to a school district, teacher, and director of technology, from the Westchester, Rockland and Putnam county region. The awards are in recognition for innovative uses of technology that change teaching and learning.
Eric Sheninger - "Harnessing the Power of Social Media" (8:30-11:30am)
Eric is the Principal at New Milford High School located in Bergen County, NJ. He is passionate about establishing and fostering learning environments that are student-centered, collaborative, flexible, and prepare all learners to succeed in the 21st Century. He firmly believes that effective communication, listening, support, shared decision making, and the integration of technology are essential elements necessary for the transformation of school cultures. Eric has emerged as an innovative leader in the use of social media and web 2.0 technology as tools to engage students, improve communications with stakeholders, and help educators grow professionally. Eric is a NASSP Digital Principal Award winner (2012), Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Education Leader, ASCD 2011 Conference Scholar, co-author of "Communicating and Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals" and "What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science", writer on education for the Huffington Post, co-creator of the Edscape Conference, sits on the FEA Board of Directors, and was named to the NSBA "20 to Watch" list in 2010 for technology leadership. His blog, A Principal's Reflections, was selected as Best School Administrator Blog in 2011 by Edublogs. http://esheninger.blogspot.com/
Pioneer Awards Celebration (11:30am-1:30pm)
Come celebrate our 20th Annual Pioneer Award winners! Director of Technology, Teacher, and School District awards will be presented. Event includes lunch. Register today via the below link.
Pioneer Awards Applications:
Director of Technology: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/52K7SLN
Teacher: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/52S6L3W District: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/52NRBCH For additional information, please contact John Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.592.4203 x3333 - thanks!