Webinars

(More recent webinars can be found under the Members Only Resources for Michigan CoOp members.)

November 2, 2022

CLK Engage Micro-School: Lessons Learned From Year 1

The Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium & Keweenaw accelerated their personalized learning progression by piloting a micro-school (CLK Engage) in grades 1, 2, and 3 for […]
September 22, 2022

A National and Global Perspective of Digital Learning

Dr. Powell shares an introduction to the various types of blended learning and online school models being implemented in schools around the world and provides an […]
March 9, 2022

Micro-Credentials for Teacher Development

The Northern Cass micro-credential program is designed to empower educators to engage in a continuous improvement process which personalizes their professional learning. This process helps educators […]
February 16, 2022

Creating Community in a Virtual Setting

While virtual learning continues to receive negative attention in the headlines, districts around the country are finding success in their virtual programs. Learn how these districts […]
December 15, 2021

Evolving Education: Shifting to a Learner-Centered Paradigm

Katie Martin is the author of the book Evolving Education: Shifting to a Learner-Centered Paradigm and is also the Chief Impact Officer at Learner-Centered Collaborative. In […]
November 30, 2021

Student-Centered Learning Panel Discussion

The Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute completed a study titled Student-Centered Learning In Michigan K-12 Schools: Factors that Impact Successful Implementation. During this panel discussion, researchers shared […]
November 18, 2021

Competency Based System at Westminster Public Schools

Dr. Oliver Grenham, Chief Education Officer for Westminster Public Schools in Colorado, shared the WPS Learning Model that encompasses Shared Vision, Leadership, Competency Based Design, and […]
November 18, 2021

TREK Initiative Professional Learning

Val Verde Unified School District believes in “motivating, not mandating” when it comes to moving their teachers from a teaching culture to a learning culture. Adding their […]
April 28, 2021

Creating a Trauma Informed District

Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium, and Keweenaw (CLK) share their journey to be a trauma informed district. After going through the Capturing Kids Hearts program, they […]
April 28, 2021

Professional Learning at Lindsay Unified School District

This is a must-see, inspiring conversation! Barry Sommer, Director of Advancement at Lindsay Unified School District, shares the adult learning programs they created to help their […]
October 29, 2020

Deeper Competency-Based Learning

Karin Hess, Rose Colby, and Daniel Joseph offer a guide for transitioning to student-centered learning in their new book Deeper Competency-Based Learning: Making Equitable, Student-Centered, Sustainable […]
May 9, 2019

Creating a Learner-Centered District

Dr. Cory Steiner, Superintendent of Northern Cass School District in North Dakota shared their system-change journey. While their small rural district had graduation rates of 97-98% […]
April 16, 2019

Who You Know

Julia Freeland Fisher shares how her book, Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks, explores this simple idea to give teachers and school administrators […]
March 7, 2019

Learn Next

If we want students to be prepared to drive their own learning, we must provide educators with professional development that models the personalized and competency based […]
January 24, 2019

Virtual Learning Academy (VLACs), New Hampshire

Conversation with Steve Kossakoski, CEO and Co-Founder of VLACs, and Lisa Kent, Program Manager for VLACs learning pathways. Completion-Based Funding Report referred to by Steve in webinar. […]
January 17, 2019

New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs)

Donna Couture, President of NH ELO Network Leadership Team, and Lisa Kent, Team Secretary, shared information about New Hampshire’s Extended Learning Opportunities. Additional ELO documents
January 5, 2019

Ken Kay Profile of a Graduate Webinar

Ken Kay, Chief Executive Officer of EdLeader21 joins us in this webinar to discuss EdLeader’s initiatives including the Profile of a Graduate.  EdLeader21 is a professional learning […]
October 10, 2018

Minnesota New Country School Webinar

Aaron Grimm, along with students Alia Meyer and Grace Wartman, from the Minnesota New Country School (MNCS) discuss the topic of MNCS’s Learner-Centered Environment. Aaron also […]
September 26, 2018

Randy Ziegenfuss & Lynn Fuini-Hetten: Salisbury Township School District Webinar

We invited guests Randy Ziegenfuss and Lynn Fuini-Hetten from the Salisbury Township School District to discuss the topic of Developing the Profile of a Graduate and […]
August 15, 2018

The World of Work – Ed Hidalgo Webinar

This webinar was created for the Michigan CoOp. We had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Ed Hidalgo, Chief of Innovation & Engagement Officer from the […]