Ed Influencer Podcast: Learn from Urban District Leaders & Remote Learning Efforts
In the latest ISTE Ed Influencer podcast, Chief Learning Officer Joseph South interviews leaders from large urban districts, which includes ITI Director Sophia Mendoza, about how they're navigating this transition during the COVID-19 global pandemic to support thousands of students and educators.
EdSurge Webinar Features L.A. Unified Remote Learning Efforts
In a recent EdSurge webinar series, ITI Director Sophia Mendoza and ITI Coordinator Dominic Caguioa shared the District’s efforts toward providing remote professional learning opportunities for the nation’s second largest school district.
ACSA Spotlights ITI’s Remote Teaching Efforts
In the latest issue of EdCal, a newsletter published by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), L.A. Unified’s ITI team was spotlighted for their most recent efforts in delivering a live, online professional learning experience for nearly 5,000 educators.
A Message from the Director
by Sophia Mendoza, Director
The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) was launched in 2015 at a time when leveraging technology for teaching and learning in a 1:1 learning environment was occurring in less than 150 schools in L.A. Unified. Since then, several strategic efforts have disrupted how technology is leveraged across the District. However, our mission has remained the same: to support educators in leading with instruction when integrating technology.