Luncheon with the Author

Presented by Modern Teacher in Collaboration with Hamilton County ESC & Butler COunty ESC

May 2nd from 10 AM - 12 PM

Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011

Collaborate on goals and challenges, and come away with a clear road map to personalize learning at scale for your school district. Learn how the Digital Convergence Framework & National Network can effectively guide and support  your work. Each attendee will receive a copy of Dr. Smith's latest work. There is no cost to attend, and lunch will be provided.

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Event Program

10:00 AM



The New Agenda: Achieving Personalized Learning Through Digital Convergence

Dr. Shawn Smith's recent publication explores the beginning stages of the Digital Convergence Framework, the methodology that is supporting districts nationwide in reaching their goals.  

The Digital Convergence Framework: A Methodology to Support YOUR WORK

In this thoughtful and collaborative discussion, you’ll learn about the nation’s premier standard for scaling modern learning across the school district. The Digital Convergence Framework is research-proven methodology and endorsed by The American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

11:00 AM




12:00 PM


Find out where you stand. Take the Adaptive District Assessment to benchmark your current progress within the Digital Convergence Framework. How can we incorporate our strategy with short and long-term planning to affect measurable and meaningful change?


Education Futurist | Author | Speaker

Dr. Shawn K. Smith is a national leader on issues surrounding digital education and pedagogy and is currently serving as President of Modern Teacher. He is compelled to preserve education’s rich heritage and support America’s teachers and leaders as they transition traditional classrooms into modern learning environments. Formerly Shawn was a teacher, principal, and Chief of Schools for 15 years in school districts in Illinois and California.

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RESOURCES ON Digital Convergence

5 Drivers Converge for a more aligned learning ecosystem

Convergence - when ideas, concepts, and entities inform one another to create a greater whole. When the 5 Drivers of K-12 education converge successfully, the result is a more agile and aligned learning ecosystem. Get an in-depth look at the 5 Drivers when you download the whitepaper below. Access case studies of several Digital Convergence journeys in the State of the Industry on Digital Convergence.