Why is this program important?

“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is predicted that there will be over ten billion mobile devices in the world in the next 5 years. Technology has become an essential and inevitable part of our classroom today, but putting it in the classroom is only half the battle. Once you have your technology initiative in place, how do you empower your stakeholders to buy in? How do you inspire teachers to change their classroom? How do you help students leverage technology to prepare them for the work force? iSchool Initiative’s Professional Development is a unique approach to tackling these challenges.