Your Name and Title: Shekema Silveri, Co-Founder and Executive Director
School, Library, or Organization Name: Silveri Service Learning Academy
Co-Presenter Name(s): Mike Johns, CEO Digital Mind State; Silveri Service Learning Academy Board of Trustees Vice Chair
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Administrators, Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Technology leaders, Pre-Service Teacher Educators
Short Session Description (one line): Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders and Teachers: Why Early College of Education High Schools Matter
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): This session will discuss the design of Silveri Service Learning Academy, a 6-12 charter high school in the Atlanta Metro Area scheduled to open in 2014. Co-founded by Shekema Silveri, Georgia's 2011 Milken Educator, Silveri Service Learning Academy's vision is to become an international school of excellence by training our nation's next generation of educators through the newest advances in digital literacy and by promoting global citizenship through teaching as a profession.
Please join us as we share our theoretical perspectives and walk you through our planning and programmatic design process.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: www.silveriacademy.org
This looks really interesting, but could use some more detail on what the school philosophy/pedagogy is--both to make it attractive to potential attendees and to make sure it fits the "learning 2.0" concepts.