Webinar Series: Information and Digital Literacy
Dear County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators:
Free Webinar Series: Information and Digital Literacy Essentials
I am pleased to announce that the California Department of Education (CDE) has partnered with the California School Library Association (CSLA) and the California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) to create a free webinar series, Information and Digital Literacy Essentials, beginning on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
The webinar series will feature eight 40-minute online sessions by experts from the CDE, the Attorney General’s Office, higher education, parents, and other organizations working on these issues.
The series is designed for superintendents, school board members, principals, teachers, and parent leaders. To register, please visit the Madera County Office of Education Scheduled Events Web page at http://tinyurl.com/CA-Digital-Literacy.
The webinar series includes the following presentations:
April 25: California’s Education Vision
Craig Cheslog, [Note: Jason Spencer is the current Principal Advisor to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson]
May 2: Privacy Protection
Joanne McNabb, Director of Privacy Education and Policy, California Attorney General’s Office
May 9: College Readiness
Annette Marines, Instructional Librarian, University of California at Santa Barbara
Christina Cicchetti, Education Specialist, University of California at Riverside
Lesley Farmer, Media Leadership, California State University, Long Beach
May 16: Digital Citizen
Brenda Kempster, iCalifornia
May 23: Curriculum and Assessment
Tom Adams, Director, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division, CDE [Note: Stephanie Gregson is the current Director of the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division]
May 30: Intellectual Property and Copyright
Jill Lesser, Executive Director, Center for Copyright Information
June 6: Best Practices Around California
Dennis Deets, CTAP Director
Glen Warren, CSLA Vice President
June 13: Digital Citizens and Bullying Prevention
Brian Bonner, Vice President of Parent Involvement, California State PTA
For more information about this webinar series, please contact
Craig Cheslog, Principal Advisor to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, by phone at 916-319-0554 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer correct. Jason Spencer is the current Principal Advisor to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction . He can be contacted by phone at 916-319-0800 or by e-mail at email@example.com].