Luncheon with the Author

Presented by Modern Teacher in Collaboration with KEDC & Fuel Education

May 3rd | 10 AM - 12 PM


Embassy Suites Lexington / UK Coldstream
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

Delivering the Strategy to Personalize Learning at Scale

This book talk is designed specifically for district administrators to leverage the tools, strategy, and resources presented in The New Agenda to construct both concrete next-steps and long-term strategic plans to effectively transition from traditional classrooms to modern learning environments at scale.  

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.