What is the DA Leadership Institute?

The mission of the District Administration Leadership Institute (DALI) is to provide cutting-edge professional development to school district superintendents and other senior education executives to inspire innovation and leadership excellence in K12 education.

This mission is accomplished through top-tier live events focused on intensive networking and collaboration with innovative solution providers, and through engagement in virtual communities to promote ongoing discussion, debate, and the sharing of professional resources and leadership initiatives.

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Understanding the central themes of the Common Core Standards and the need to develop digital literacy and 21st-century skills in today's classroom

From explicit technology requirements in Common Core Standards to sets of skills being necessary for completion of standards-based tasks and assessment questions, digital literacy skills are at the core of the Core. This whitepaper will discuss why technology is becoming more the norm than the exception in our nation's schools, colleges, and workplaces. It will also address several significant changes the must happen within classrooms and school culture in order for successful and thorough implementation of the Core Standards to be successful.