Colonial School District Site Visit Agenda

Wednesday, April 20

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration and Welcome Reception

The Westin Wilmington
818 Shipyard Drive

Thursday, April 21

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Registration

The Westin Wilmington
Full Breakfast at Hotel (Westin guests only)

8:00 a.m.

Buses Depart for Colwyck Professional Development Center

8:25 a.m.

Welcome

Colonial’s Path to Blended and Personalized Learning

9:00 a.m.

Buses Depart for School Tours

9:15 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

School Tours A and B

Tour A: Carrie Downie Elementary School (Twitter- #cddolphins)

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Meaningful integration of technology
  • Academic Risk Takers
  • 2-5 Schoology LMS integration
  • K-1 GAFE and other tool integration

Tour B: William Penn High School

  • 3 College Like Academies-Humanities, STEM, and Business
  • 20 Different Programs of Study
  • Blend of Vocational Classes and Advanced Placement classes
  • 2-5 Schoology LMS integration
  • Real World Experiences, Student run
    • On-Site Working Farm
    • Penn Bistro-Cafe and Catering
    • Penn Publications-Marketing and Promotions
  • Blended Learning
11:15 a.m.

Arrive at The Barn at Penn Farm

11:30 a.m.

Lunch by the Penn Bistro

Student Entertainment

12:15 p.m.

Buses Depart for School Tours

12:25 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

School Tours A and B

Tour A: Carrie Downie Elementary School (Twitter- #cddolphins)

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Meaningful integration of technology
  • Academic Risk Takers
  • 2-5 Schoology LMS integration
  • K-1 GAFE and other tool integration

Tour B: William Penn High School

  • 3 College Like Academies-Humanities, STEM, and Business
  • 20 Different Programs of Study
  • Blend of Vocational Classes and Advanced Placement classes
  • 2-5 Schoology LMS integration
  • Real World Experiences, Student run
    • On-Site Working Farm
    • Penn Bistro-Cafe and Catering
    • Penn Publications-Marketing and Promotions
  • Blended Learning
2:00 p.m.

Arrive at Colwyck Professional Development Center

2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Digital Leadership
  • Professional Development
  • Curriculum
  • Devices/Infrastructure
  • BRINC
  • Middle School Redesign
  • Schoology
  • Social Media
  • Early Childhood
  • Student Panel
4:20 p.m.

Arrive at Hotel

5:30 p.m.

Reception and Dinner (Walking distance from The Westin Wilmington)

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA)
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Visit www.thedcca.org

Friday, April 22

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Registration

The Westin Wilmington
Full Breakfast at Hotel (Westin guests only)

8:15 a.m.

Buses Depart for School Tours

8:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

School Tours C and D

Tour C: Wilbur Elementary School

  • 2015 ICLE Model School
  • STEM Lab
  • MakerSpace
  • Spanish Immersion
  • Focus on Growth Mindset

Tour D: Gunning Bedford Middle School

  • Visual & Performing Arts Theme School
  • First Middle School in the State with Graphic Arts & Communication courses with direct link to high school coursework
  • Real World Application of Content
  • Opportunities to Showcase Student Work in Public Settings
  • Integrating Special Programs – CASL (Autistic) & ILC
  • Incorporation of Technology in All Content Areas
11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion

District Leadership Committee, Administrators, Instructional Coaches, and Teachers

12:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

2:00 p.m.

Buses Depart for Philadelphia International Airport and Hotel

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