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Now that most school buildings have been shuttered for the remainder of the school year, there are lessons to be learned with respect to leadership, maintaining a positive school climate and student achievement from accredited cyber schools as well as rural school districts who have always worked, led and taught in a distributed format and through online access.
Please join our discussion led by Dr. Chandra Walker of Gwinnett County Public Schools along with panelists Dr. Jan Miller of the University of West Alabama and Mr. Erik Hanson of Appleton eSchool at Appleton Area School District. You will hear lessons from their experiences in working, leading and teaching in distributed/virtual school settings. Click HERE to register.


By registering, you will also receive the recorded webinar if you cannot attend live.


Title: Distributed decision-making in an online world

When: Thursday, April 23rd at 2:00 PM EST

Simulation: Decision Making in a Crisis  

About the panelists:


Dr. Jan Miller

– Dean, College of Education The University of West Alabama

– Former school leader for 18 years in Mississippi

– Classroom teacher for 7 years in Mississippi

– CAEP Site Reviewer

– Grant Writer and Reviewer


Mr. Erik Hanson

– Director of Appleton eSchool at Appleton Area School District

– Over 10 years of experiencing leading an online school

– Over 10 years of experience with online and blended learning

– Wisconsin eSchool Network Board of Director

– President and Chair of Emerging Technologies committee


Dr. Chandra Walker

– Director of Leadership Development Gwinnett County Public Schools

– 22 Years in Public Education

– Served as Director of HR Staffing, Principal, Assistant Principal,

and School Counselor

– Developed comprehensive processes to identify, recruit,

and retain school teachers and leaders


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