Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy

Throughout participation in Pennsylvania ASCD's Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy, learners will be introduced to a variety of types of instructional technology and innovation instructional leadership strategies that focus on example programs to advance the technical skills of both digital leaders and for those educators in which they supervise. This program will utilize The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent and Lead a Culture of Creativity by George Couros. This course is an online asynchronous course. Participants will work at their own pace with opportunities for consultations with the program instructors.

The Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy is PDE PIL approved professional development opportunity for Act 45 credit. Participants will receive forty (40) Act 45 or Act 48 hours upon successful completion of the course.

Target Audience: 

The Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy is designed for central office administrators, principals, assistant principals, and educational leaders interested in learning more about digital leadership and innovation. 

What is the Format of the Online Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy?

Pennsylvania ASCD's Digital Leadership & Innovation Academy allows participants to work at their own pace asynchronously in our online learning management system. Participants will respond to discussion board posts, review relevant presentations, and submit job-embedded assignments. 

Course Goals:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define innovation and describe how innovation looks and feels in a classroom or school.
  • Analyze the changes you could make that would strengthen relationships and empower teachers and learners to take risks.
  • Compare where you are now as a digital leader to where you need to go and construct a plan for how to get there.
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