Jackson -North Carolina Learning Technology Initiative (NCLTI)Project Team: PI-Emmy Coleman
Sponsor: Jackson County Public Schools/Golden Leaf Foundation
Project Total: $37,743
The professional development project provides participants in Jackson County Schools capacity-building experiences that engage educators in opportunities to experience educational use of technology to support their own learning, as well as understanding of the core elements that are necessary for launching successful digital learning programs. Through targeted technology-rich face-to-face events, online modules, online conversations and virtual meetings, participants will learn how to use digital content, tools and applications for both administrative and classroom use and is intended to help decision-makers (administrators, technology facilitators, media coordinators, or technology committee members) plan and improve uses of technology in teaching and learning activities. Using a blended community-based approach, this work provides immediate support for educational administrators who are currently planning or implementing digital teaching and learning initiatives.