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SITE Interactive Call & SITE Emerging Leaders

Posted Aug. 6, 2021 3:48 p.m. by AmandaHurlbut2

Good Morning, Afternoon, or Evening TLET SIG Members,

I am forwarding information below about two upcoming opportunities - SITE Interactive and SITE Emerging Leaders:

SITE Interactive

SITE Interactive 2021- A SITE online conference - is scheduled for October 26-28 and its call for Submissions is due on September 10, 2021.

The conference will focus on the improvement of practice and mentoring. Sessions will be highly interactive to model best practices that can be adopted by participants. You can find all the details related to SITE Interactive at https://site.aace.org/online/.

2021 NTLS Emerging Leaders Program

SITE is committed to rectifying issues stemming from a lack of diversity in educational leadership, particularly in the field of educational technology. To that end, SITE has opened a call for self-nominations of SITE members to participate in the 2021 NTLS Emerging Leaders Program.

Who Are Emerging Leaders?

Emerging Leaders are early career faculty who have shown the potential to become leaders in their chosen education-related field. They leverage their diverse backgrounds and perspectives as they work with others to address issues in education and educational technology. They are eager to learn about the challenges and opportunities of education in the 21st century, willing to work to address those issues, and comfortable making personal connections with others.

What Will the Emerging Leader Do?

The 2021 Emerging Leader will attend the National Technology Leadership Summit as a full participant. In its 21st year, the National Technology Leadership Summit (NTLS) brings together approximately 50 national leaders in education and educational technology for two days of working sessions that address the most pressing issues in our field. Attendees of this invitation-only summit include presidents of educational associations, editors of educational technology journals, directors of non-profit foundations, federal policy makers, and corporate representatives. The 2021 NTLS will be held in person in Washington, D. C. on September 23-24. The 2021 Emerging Leader must commit to attending both days of NTLS 2021.

As full participants in the summit, the Emerging Leader will work with fellow attendees in small working groups that extend well beyond the two-day summit. In addition, the Emerging Leader will have continuing access to summit participants who will serve as leadership mentors. There is no cost to the Emerging Leader to attend, and SITE will support up to $1,500 for travel and lodging expenses.

How Do I Apply?

Submit a current CV and a 1-2 paragraph cover letter, which details your interest in educational technology leadership and how your diverse background/perspective informs your work. Also, include a brief description of your involvement with SITE to date and your interest in participating in SITE in the future.

Submit the cover letter and CV to tinyurl.com/EmergingLeader2021.

Applications are due by Monday, August 9 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern). The Emerging Leader will be notified by Friday, August 13. Contact jcohen@gsu.edu with any questions.

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