Instructional Technology Initiative
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  • This page serves as a curated collection of ITI-related podcast content demonstrating our commitment to digital citizenship, computer science education, and the ISTE Standards.

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Leading for Impact Podcast

You are invited to listen in on how L.A. Unified is making an impact with instructional technology. In this monthly podcast you will hear directly from educational leaders who are leveraging technology along with sound instructional practices to transform teaching and learning in equitable ways.

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Leading for Impact Podcast Episode 6 - #ConnectedLearner
5/02/2022

In Episode 6, the Assistant Principal at Arleta High School models and promotes continuous professional learning for herself, teachers, families and students.

  Guest Speaker:
Dr. Ana Saucedo, Assistant Principal, Arleta High School

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Leading for Impact Podcast Episode 5 - #EmpoweredLeader - Vice President of the L.A Unified Board of Education
4/1/2022

In Episode 5, L.A. Unified Board of Education Member for District 4 and Vice President, Nick Melvoin, discusses District options and pathways, where all are welcome.

  Guest Speaker:
Nick Melvoin, L.A. Board of Education Member for District 4 and Vice President @NickMelvoinBD4

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Leading for Impact Podcast - Episode 4 Episode 4 - #EmpoweringLeader - Local District Superintendent
3/1/2022

In Episode 4, empowering leader and Local District Superintendent, Frances Baez, emphasizes the themes of transformation, equity and innovation in our campuses. She creates a culture that enriches teaching and learning with a champion mentality and shares her vision for building leadership and mentorship across communities.

  Guest Speaker:
Frances Baez, Superintendent, LD Central @FrancesBaez10

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Leading for Impact Podcast - Episode 3 Episode 3 - #EmpoweredByITI - Practitioners in Action
12/1/2021

In Episode 3, edtech influencers and lifelong learners share their implementation strategies to build capacity at their school site, stay connected as learners, and facilitate 21st century instruction.

  Guest Speaker:
Yisel Meza, Teacher @YMeza44 and
Maria Yniguez, Title I, TSP Coordinator @MariaYniguez

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Leading for Impact Podcast - Episode 2 Episode 2 - #DigCitLA - How a Showcase School Celebrates Digital Citizenship Week
10/29/2021

In Episode 2, the Instructional Leadership Team at Garvanza Elementary Technology & Leadership Magnet (GETLM) shares their Digital Citizenship journey. Together, the principal, magnet coordinator, and instructional technology facilitator describe their school's #DigCit culture and plans for a successful Digital Citizenship Week showcase! 

  Guest Speaker:
Sarah Gilman, Principal @GarvanzaM,
Justina Foulke, Magnet Coordinator, and
Wen-Wen Cheng, Instructional Technology Facilitator @EdTech_WenWen

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Leading for Impact Podcast - Episode 1 Episode 1 - Who is ITI?
10/01/2021

In Episode 1, learn about the return to school efforts and examples of how educators are integrating effective learning strategies with our youngest learners in early and secondary education.

  Guest Speaker:
Sophia Mendoza, Director @smmendoza123
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