21st Century Leadership Institute

What does it mean to be a school leader in an era of mobile devices, online teaching and flipped classrooms?  As the traditional classroom evolves, expands and is redefined, what role does a school leader have in fostering and supporting innovation?  In this week-long institute, participants will explore the changing nature of classroom instruction and student learning and examine the different technologies and pedagogies innovative teachers are utilizing.  Taught through a series of seminars with different experts in the field, the 21st Century Leadership Institute will provide an evidence-based foundation for the beginning or experienced school leader.

Course/Important Information

Course: EDFN 587.01
CRN: 3903
Location: TBA
Meeting Dates: June 15 - 26, 2015
Meetings Times: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Institute Director

Dr. Oliver DreonDr. Oliver Dreon is an assistant professor at Millersville University where he teaches Instructional Technology and supervises preservice science teachers. Dr. Dreon also coordinates the Digital Learning Studio, a technology integration and outreach center that serves the Millersville community. Prior to coming to Millersville in 2007, Dr. Dreon taught math, science and gifted classes. He speaks locally and nationally on the integration of technology in classroom settings, the incorporation of 21st Century Skills across the PK-12 curriculum and the ability of Web 2.0 applications to foster collaborative learning communities. He is the co-author of the book Authentic instruction with technology: A Student-centered approach and has published in various journals including the Middle Level Journal and TechTrends.