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Leadership Forum on Digital Convergence

Leading the Modern School District

Delivering Relevant Learning Experiences at Scale for our Arizona Students

Thursday, January 31st
9:00 am - 11:00 am: Discussion
11:00 am: Lunch

Phoenix Children's Museum
215 N 7th St,
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Join the Conversation


Collaborate on emerging best practices to lead strategic transformation. The Digital Convergence Framework, endorsed by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, provides a step-by-step methodology to transition from traditional classrooms and transform the student experience at scale.

This curated dialogue will leverage insights from The New Agenda: Achieving Personalized Learning At Scale Through Digital Convergence. Each district will receive a copy of the book, and lunch will be provided.


Meet Our Forum Facilitators

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Jeri Crispe is a highly accomplished educational leader who has experience designing, leading and scaling modern learning models through close collaborations with educators, community leaders and post-secondary partners as well as state and national thought leaders to transform our public education system. She has built sustainable high functioning teams that enable innovative efforts to expand as she is dedicated to ensuring equity and access for all students by promoting professional learning and leadership opportunities for educators.

She delivers a message that fosters success through inspiration, engagement, and motivation. Most recently, she served as Director for Secondary Education in the Thompson School District in Colorado where she collaborated with other educators to enact meaningful change by creating the system conditions to support a vision of personalized learning in a competency-based education system.


Dr. Ann M. Chavez is an author, innovator, and entrepreneur dedicated to re-designing the student experience in public education. She is currently serving as a founding partner and Vice President of Growth & Innovation for Modern Teacher. Modern Teacher supports school districts in transformation to modern learning at scale through The Digital Convergence Framework. Formerly Ann served as teacher, principal, Special Education Director and Deputy of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction over 22 years in Southern California and Chicago, Illinois. Ann earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University of Long Beach, a Masters of Education in School Administration from Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctorate in Urban Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California.

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The Digital Convergence Framework


The Framework provides a blueprint to lead the modern school district, enabling you to address key steps and milestones in a unified way across the entire organization, aligning five key drivers: Leadership, Instructional Models, Modern Curriculum, Digital Ecosystem, and Professional Learning.


Modern Learning Environments at Scale

A strategic approach to the unification system, Digital Convergence gives districts the pathway to move from theory to action and transform learning at scale.