ETSI @ Inspire

  • ETSI @ Inspire 2022

    Our ETSI professional learning experience was part of Summer Inspire this year! 

    • Attendees signed up for ETSI @ Inspire, June 1, 8:30-4:30pm, Admin Bldg. Board Room
    • They earned 6 hours of credit!
    • See description in Sched: https://pisdinspire2022.sched.com/event/10Wmc/etsi-inspire
    • In addition to the full-day event, there were more ed tech classes available May 31-June 2 
    • Both in-person & virtual classes

    • ETSI Mission & Vision

      ETSI Mission Statement

      The mission of Plano ISD's Ed Tech Success Initiative is to create digitally fluent educators who are empowered to create engaging, innovative, and future-focused learning environments.

      ETSI Vision Statement

      Plano ISD's Ed Tech Success Initiative empowers educators to be digitally fluent technology integrators who are outstanding learners, leaders, citizens, collaborators, designers, facilitators, and analysts.

    • Testimonials

      ETSI Testimonials

      “...today's training was extremely well put together. The booklet, the Google classroom, all of the resources and how the presentation flowed...you ladies did a FANTASTIC job.”

      "You and your team put together a training that was the best I ever had in my 10 years working for PISD. Your professionalism, knowledge, and capacity to share, made this training a paramount experience... we just simply could not wait to share with our students the wealth of expertise you made available to the teachers. A big THANKS from the bottom of my heart."

      "I always walk away feeling empowered, engaged and excited to get back to campus and try things with my students and staff!"

      "ETSI helps me feel less nervous about technology."

      "ETSI has something/information for everyone from novice to proficient."

      "I enjoyed hearing all the different apps that teachers are using and having success with in the classroom."

      "Your enthusiasm inspires me to be brave and have fun learning and teaching through technology!"

      Advice from past ETSI participants

      "Don't be overwhelmed. Breathe. Take it all in. Have fun and your students will also have fun!"

      "Take notes and be ready to completely transform your way of teaching."

      "Be prepared to get out of your comfort zone and learn something new."

      "Don't be afraid to share what you know! Everyone is so supportive and willing & wanting to learn!"

      "Be ready to learn a lot in a small amount of time!!"

      "Be prepared for a lot of information but it's great information and it may take time to process. This is a very worthwhile training and I highly recommend it!"

      "Put your seat belt on & brace yourself for a fun & thrilling ride."

      "Don't miss it!! I am sure this is only the beginning of what the future holds. The tip-of-the-iceberg in terms of innovation to come. Exciting to be part of history-in-the-making!!"

    • ETSI Resources 2014-2021

      ETSI RESOURCES

      ETSI 2021 Complete self-paced course pre-requisite, Slideshow

      2014-2021 Roster of all ETSI Attendees

      ETSI 2019 Brochure | Librarian Ed

      ETSI 2018 Website | Brochure

      ETSI 2017 Brochure

      ETSI 2016 Website | Brochure

      ETSI 2015 Website | Brochure

      ETSI 2014 Website | Brochure

      2016 Video!

    • Questions? Contact us!

      Contact any member of the PISD Digital Learning Team with questions. 

      digital learning team

      Digital Learning Team webpage

      pisd.edu/dlt

      Clara Alaniz

      clara.alaniz@pisd.edu

      @techclara

      469-752-8975

      Leah Heerema

      leah.heerema@pisd.edu

      @TechKnowLeah

      469-752-8971

      Lilly Jensby

      lilly.jensby@pisd.edu

      @lillyjensby

      469-752-8976

      Fern Johnson

      fern.johnson@pisd.edu

      @trudy_fern

      469-752-8973