Leadership in Blended & Digital Learning (LBDL) Program

Leadership in Blended Learning & Digital Learning: Cohort 2-Building Principal Capacity

Leadership in Blended Learning is a facilitated six-module blended course with online and face-to-face components designed to prepare school leaders to plan and implement blended learning in their schools. Key questions that will be addressed include: What is blended learning? What are the goals of a blended learning transition in my school? How do I establish a culture for blended learning in my school? What supports do teachers need to transition to blended learning? What systems need to be in place for a successful blended learning transition? How do I plan for sustainability of the blended learning initiatives? These questions and more are explored through online readings, on and off-line activities, online and face-to-face discussions, group activities, presentations, multi-media explorations, video interviews with principals implementing blended learning, and hands-on experience with technology tools used in blended learning. Throughout the course, participants work on a Blended Learning Implementation Road Map which will serve as a final product and help participants plan and implement the transition to blended learning in their schools. For more information about this course program go to: blendinmass.org

All six face-to-face sessions meet from 8 AM – 3:30 PM. The location is to be determined for all face-to-face sessions once participants are selected in order to find a central and cost effective location.

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Program Details

Audience Principals and Leadership teams
Level K-12
  • Session 1: May 23, 2017 – Orientation to the Program, District/School Readiness
  • Session 2: July 11, 2017 – Defining Blended Learning
  • Session 3: July 12, 2017 – Creating a Culture for Blended Learning
  • Session 4: July 13, 2017 – Shifting Teaching and Learning
  • Session 5: July 26, 2017 – Supporting Teachers Through Professional Learning
  • Session 6: July 27, 2017 – Implementing and Sustaining Blended Learning
Time 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The location is to be determined for all face-to-face sessions once participants are selected in order to find a central and cost effective location.

MassCUE Member Cost $500.00
Non-Member Cost $500.00
Earn The MA State Department of Education (DESE) will award a Certificate for Leadership in Blended Participants to participants who successfully complete the program requirements.
Limit 40
Prerequisites Participants must apply as a team for this program. The team includes two or more persons from a school or district. At least one person must be the school leader, i.e., principal, headmaster etc. The other person(s) on the team must be school-based leaders.
Graduate Credits Optional Participants will also be able to receive three (3) graduate credits (optional) for the program from Framingham State University.  Cost is $225 for 3 credits.

Application Process

All districts interested in applying please contact Grace Magley at gmagley@masscue.org

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