Join Dr. Burns to explore a transformative set of competencies that students can use to develop transferable skills, share their learning, and connect their work to relevant audiences. Along the way, educators will also dive deep into resource curation best practices, as well as thoughtfully engage with the importance of developing collaboration structures and assessing students with intention.
Christina Ordonez has worked at Hoffman Estates High School in Township High School District 211 since 2002, starting as an English Teacher and Reading Specialist and moving in 2011 to the role of Technology and Media Department Chair. In addition to her primary positions, she is also a theatre director and auditorium manager. As a New Educator Coordinator and one of the leads of the Teaching and Learning Team and Equity Team, Christina enjoys mentoring and supporting her colleagues in their continued learning and development. She is a Those Who Excel recipient, an Apple Learning Coach, and has been published in the IL ASCD journal. Christina holds Masters Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction, Reading Specialization, and Educational Leadership, and has completed work towards her doctorate. She finds her passion in facilitating professional growth for all educators and removing barriers to educational opportunities for both students and staff. You can connect with her on Twitter: @COrdonez_hehs.