21st century learning and innovative teaching practices for Colegio Manuel Mejia Vallejo 2011
THE PARTNERS IN LEARNING TEACHERS
The Microsoft Partners in Learning Institute is a Microsoft training for top educators around the world to become teacher-trainers in innovative teaching and learning practices. Walter De Jesús Agudelo Marin is among 50 global educators selected to participate. The training will be held at the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington from July 25-30, 2011. Participants will spend two days in computer labs training on PCs and then take part in a variety of group exercises and practice training sessions.
Microsoft values participation of its government customers at events such as this, and would like to pay for the travel and lodging expenses for Walter De Jesús Agudelo Marin from Colegio Manuel Mejia Vallejo.
Microsoft wishes to ensure that by paying these expenses it does not create any violation of the letter or spirit of applicable government gifts and ethics rules.
Congratulations! Your school has been selected to be aPathfinder School as part of the Microsoft Partners in Learning for Schools!
With your school’s selection, you join an elite community of innovative schools from around the globe.
As a Pathfinder School, engagement means…
•Invitation for the school leader and one other school team representative to participate in the Partners in Learning Global Forum (PILGF) in Washington DC, USA, where you will be able to network and collaborate with school leaders worldwide.
•Deeper engagement and consultation with the world’s leading education experts
•Taking part in a mentorship team where you will be coached and mentored by education experts and Mentor School leaders, who have already achieved a level of change within their education systems.
•How-to training for educators on Microsoft technology by education experts who are implementing solutions in the classroom today.
Attached to this email, you will find more program information, commitments and a calendar that list activities month by month. Please read these for deeper understanding of the program. I you feel you are not to commit to these activities please let your local Academic program manager know as soon as possible.
Again, CONGRATULATIONS on your selection as a Pathfinder School in the Microsoft Innovative Schools Program. On behalf of the worldwide Partners in Learning team, we are excited to be a part of your journey in creating an environment that fosters 21st century learning and innovative teaching practices.
If you have any questions, please contact your local program manager or me directly.
Kati Tuurala | WW ACADEMIC PROGRAM MANAGER
Partners in Learning for Schools | Microsoft Corporation