Events

  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 2-3

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 2-3. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

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  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Power Hour (For Technology Directors/Administrators)

    Learn what success can look like for teachers in your district as you evaluate effective usage of technology on your campuses to promote flexible learning environments. Explore the advantage of the Promethean ActivPanel and the benefits of resources that are included with each Promethean Panel -ActivInspire and Class Flow Lesson Delivery and Promethean Panel Management. Learn more about the Total Economic Impact of the Promethean Panel -how can your district save time and money without losing classroom instructional time. Hosted by Keith Fenton, Promethean Field SalesEngineer and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/QueensTerritory Manager

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  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Intro to Promethean Activepanel (For Prospective and Current Users of Promethean Panels & Supporting Software)

    This interactive session will explore your classroom technology needs by featuring the Essential tools for Promethean ActivPanel by demonstrating ways to assist in the shift toward flexible and collaborative classroom instruction. We will include an overview of the Promethean ActivPanel, and allow for participants to share what is essential to their classroom instruction. The session will also provide a brief overview of ActivInspire, Classflow (Promethean lesson-delivery software that is included with every Promethean Panel) and professional development/training that is provided to effectively use all resources. Hosted by Ryan Thornton and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/Queens Territory Manager.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

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  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Promethean Pop Up Session: Activepanel User Group Session (For teachers, administrators & coaches currently using Promethean solutions)

    This session is designed with the Promethean Panel user in mind to focus on tips and tricks to maximize the usage of your current classroom technology. We will also introduce you to new features, updates to the Promethean ActivPanel, ActivInspire Software and Panel Management. We will review the Promethean award-winning Essential tools, timer, spinner, ScreenShare, interactive white board, and so many other features. This is your time to bring questions, and if you're able to be in front of your panel during the session for hands-on experience - all the better. Hosted by Ryan Thornton and Regina Yeager, Eastern NYS/Queens Territory Manager.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    TLI: Virtual Keynote Series

    Join Us for TLI Virtual Keynote Series with keynote: Alex J. Bowers, "The Data Gentleman"

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    Alex J. Bowers is a Professor of Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he works to help school leaders use the data that they already collect in schools in more effective ways to help direct the limited resources of schools and districts to specific student needs. His research focuses on the intersection of effective school and district leadership, organization and HR, data driven decision making, student grades and test scores, student persistence and dropouts. His work also considers the influence of school finance, facilities, and technology on student achievement. Professor Bowers studies these domains through the application of data science, and big data analytics, such as data visualization analytics, machine learning, multilevel and growth mixture modeling, and cluster analysis heatmap data dashboards.


    Note: For the Virtual Keynotes we waive the eight seat per district limit.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 4-6

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 4-6. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 7-8

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 7-8. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Minecraft EDU: Using Pre Made Content (Two Session Series)

    Minecraft is known as a "blocky sandbox in a virtual world". The Education Edition provides teachers with additional features and safeguards for classroom use. This two part series focuses on using pre-made lessons, immersive worlds, and quick build challenges available from the Minecraft EDU portal.

    • Session 1: The Why and What of Minecraft, and the In-World Experience (February 10)
    • Session 2: Finding and Assigning Minecraft Lessons, Worlds, and Challenges (February 17)

    NOTE: Minecraft Education Edition is included in Microsoft A3/A5 district licensing. Participants should consult with their district administration to ensure proper access prior to registration.

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.

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  • Unpacking the NYS Computer Science/Digital Fluency Standards: Focus Grades 9-12

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. This one hour session will effectively help you "unpack" the key concepts and subconcepts for grades 9-12. Participants will leave with a toolkit of suggested activities and lessons developed by educators across New York State.

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    Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite prior to session start.

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  • President's Day - LHRIC offices closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    TLI: Active=Con 2022

    Active=Con is a conference for explorers, leaders, and innovators in K-12 active learning spaces. 

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    KEYNOTES: DR. JOHN SPENCER & DR. ROBERT DILLON

    Dr. John Spencer is a former middle school teacher and current college professor on a quest to transform schools into bastions of creativity and wonder. Spencer wants to see teachers unleash the creative potential in all of their students so that kids can be makers, designers, artists, and engineers. He explores research, interviews educators, deconstructs systems, and studies real-world examples of design thinking in action — and shares what he’s learning in books, blog posts, journal articles, free resources, animated videos, and podcasts.

    Dr. Robert Dillon has served as an educator and leader for the past twenty years. Through this work, he has excelled in change leadership, supporting organization with new ideas and energy, and providing solutions to meet specific organizational needs. Dr. Dillon draws upon his experience, national network, and research-based practices to support innovation that impacts learning. Dr. Dillon truly embeds himself in the work of an organization, supporting, coaching, and getting in the weeds where it is needed.

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  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    CS/STEAM Playdate (Hosted by LHRIC and Teq Inc.)

    Computer Science/STEAM Playdates are designed for teachers, STEM/STEAM Coordinators, and Math/Science Coordinators. Launching or maintaining a systemic STEM program can be daunting, especially regarding the selection of the software, tools and equipment that are most appropriate to support learning objectives. This event will help schools properly select STEM products, considering grade band, teacher skills, school environment, and desired outcomes.

    We will spotlight/showcase products from selected vendors to help participants enhance their own library of materials. If you are interested in rolling up your sleeves and getting "hands on" in a safe and fun learning environment, this session is the perfect opportunity to mingle with fellow learners. As we explore together, we will examine ways in which these products and tools can help support teaching and assessing our New York State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards.

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  • Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY

    TLI: TELL Awards

    This exciting annual award celebration give us an opportunity to celebrate and learn from educators and leaders from across the region who have been actively Transforming Education through Leading and Learning (TELL). Awardees apply for, or are nominated by their peers for their outstanding accomplishments in innovation, and are recognized by LHRIC leadership through a selection and review process. Participants will benefit from hearing directly from each awardee (Outstanding Innovative Teacher and Outstanding Innovative Leader). We are planning a dinner event this year.

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    KEYNOTE: DR. DEVORAH HEITNER

    Dr. Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Dr. Heitner’s work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN Opinion. She has a Ph.D. in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native. Dr. Heitner founded Raising Digital Natives for parents and educators seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a digital world. She has positioned herself to help take the fear out of this emotionally-charged topic and help districts and community members guide kids towards empathy, kindness, and integrity.

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  • Technology Plans Due to LHRIC for Review

    Technology Planning & Coordination
  • Good Friday - LHRIC offices closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY

    TLI: TECH Expo 2022

    TECH EXPO is the annual capstone event for TLI. It highlights the contributions of regional teachers and administrators, and provides ample opportunities for networking with peers, experts and vendors. This massively popular event has grown steadily in attendance over the years, and recently we’ve had some fun with conference themes. Stay tuned for this year’s theme!

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    KEYNOTE: DAVE BURGESS

    Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of Teach Like A PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator and co-author of P is for PIRATE: Inspirational ABC’s for Educators. He is a highly sought after professional development speaker well known for his creative, entertaining, and outrageously energetic style. His
    workshops, seminars, and keynotes not only motivate and inspire teachers, but also help them to develop practical ways to become more creative and engaging in the classroom. Dave empowers teachers to embrace the mighty purpose of being an educator and sparks them to design classes that are life-changing experiences for students.

    As a teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, he was the 2001 and 2012 Golden Apple recipient and the 2007/2008 Teacher of the Year. He was voted a faculty standout for seventeen consecutive years in categories such as: Most Entertaining, Most Energetic, and Most Dramatic. At a ceremony in Washington D.C., the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences awarded him the 2014 BAMMY for Secondary School Teacher of the Year.

    He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.

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  • Memorial Day - LHRIC offices closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Juneteenth Observed - LHRIC offices closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Final Technology Plans Due to NYSED

    Technology Planning & Coordination
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Welcome to LHRIC Instructional Technology

The purpose of the Instructional Technology department at the LHRIC is to foster a community of professionals through the exchange of ideas and leverage creative and innovative use of technology in a global collaborative environment for the advancement of all learners. 

We provide professional development for teachers and administrators that is differentiated for each learner, each classroom, each school, and district.  We aim to spark the innovation, creativity, reflection and enthusiasm for teaching and learning that brought them into education in the first place.

 Our approach to professional development design ensures that experiences are scalable, replicable, relevant, and the experiences are fun!  We offer job embedded cohorts, online courses, workshops, webinars, professional learning communities, peer to peer sessions, on demand coaching, vendor run sessions,  and more.

 Our ultimate goal is to make sure each adult learner has the skills and requisite knowledge to effectively amp up their practice through the integration of technology resources.

 Reach out to learn more about any of our services, programs or just to inquire about trends and experiences.

Supporting Virtual & Hybrid Learning Models

The LHRIC Instructional Technology team is available to assist you with virtual, hybrid and blended learning. As a trusted partner, LHRIC Model Schools’ professional development team has been planning alongside you — working to get you the support and resources you may need to teach at a distance — whether your district is Full Remote/Virtual, Hybrid, or In Person.

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