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CUE to Partner with California Curriculum Leaders for Leadership Symposium

February 2, 2016




-- Featuring Student Voices, Student-Produced Media and Hands-on Training for County Administrators --


Walnut Creek, CA., February 2, 2016 -- CUE will be collaborating to produce student-centered  pre-conference activities and a hands-on strand at the Curriculum & Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) Leadership Symposium to be held in Monterey, CA from Feb. 24-26, 2016. CISC is the steering committee of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA).


CUE will facilitate three student-led panels (six students per session) on Wednesday, Feb. 23 that will showcase students from contemporary classrooms sharing their day-to-day lives, hopes, dreams and educational needs. A short Q&A session with leading educators will follow the student presentations and will address audience questions as well.


Later that evening, former CUE Board Member Hall Davidson will emcee a Student Media Festival featuring some of the very best student films from the 2015 California Student Media Festival. Jon Corippo, CUE's Director of Academic Innovation will round out the evening by sharing amazing lesson plans and launch activities for those districts interested in hosting their own festivals or for those districts looking to make media more effective in their schools.


During the two days of the Symposium, CUE will be on hand to provide 90-minute, Rock Star Jam Sessions, modeled after the popular CUE Rock Star Teacher Camps. Featuring speakers such as Joe Ayala, Rowland Baker, Dr. Barbara Nemko, Dr. Christine Olmstead and CUE CEO Mike Lawrence. Administrators can get a feel for what the full-scale camps are about and what resources are available to educators to make a tangible difference in student success and achievement on their campuses.


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About CUE

Ed Tech Professional Development is at the core of CUE's work. We are passionate believers in advancing student achievement through technology. By providing Ed Tech professional development to schools, districts, and local educators on the infusion of emerging technologies, we can help better prepare students for college and careers ahead. | www.cue.org.



CCSESA’s mission is to strengthen the service and leadership capabilities of California’s 58 County Superintendents in support of students, schools, districts and communities.


About CISC Leadership Symposium

The Curriculum & Instruction Steering Committee of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association is hosting the 25th annual CISC Symposium on February 24-26, 2016 in Monterey. This year’s theme is “Leading to Ignite Innovation” and will focus on igniting a passion for innovation for educational leadership. | www.ciscsymposium.org