Digital Learning Specialists
Highly motivated and experienced educators who support teachers, staff, administrators, and curriculum teams in creating future-ready learning environments.
Whether it is earning your Google Certified Educator certificate, getting ideas for how to use Chromebooks in your classroom, or needing a hand to hold through the basics, this team is here to support you. We can:
- Plan with your team
- Model and Co-teach
- Professional development for you/your team (conference periods, before/after school, whole staff, PLCs)
What We Do
The Digital Learning Specialists support the development of digitally fluent educators who are empowered to be excellent technology integrators and who create future-ready classroom environments. The Digital Learning Specialists are internationally recognized educational leaders who design and deliver professional learning that promotes purposeful and effective technology integration.
This team supports district initiatives such as the 1:1 Chromebook rollout and online textbook support. Each specialist supports multiple curriculum areas and coordinates campus technology professional learning at over 70 campuses across the district.
ETSI (Educational Technology Success Initiative) is a summer professional learning experience, created by the Digital Learning Team, designed to empower ed tech leaders on each campus. pisd.edu/etsi
To book an appointment with Clara Alaniz, Leah Heerema, Lilly Jensby, or Fern Johnson, please send a message through Microsoft Teams.
The Digital Learning Team has a dedicated Microsoft Teams chat to provide just-in-time support for educators and staff.
Tech Talk is now "on demand". Send a text message in the Microsoft Teams chat if you'd like one-on-one coaching!
Find the link to join our virtual office hours on our Tech Talk site.
Technology Integration Menu
Link to infographic shown below.
More on our Professional Learning page.