Leadership Series

Build an equitable foundation for learning.

Series Overview

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Canvas and the Fundamental Five

This hands-on orientation introduces participants to the Fundamental Five, a framework for improving communication with students and parents.

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The Canvas Quick Commit

This interactive session ensures school and district leaders can articulate and demonstrate how to begin using Canvas on a daily basis.

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Make Learning Personal With a Culture of Success

This session will help school and district leaders rise above fleeting education trends and focus on what matters most, making learning personal for every student.

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Create your P4C (Plan for Canvas)

Upon the completion of this session and culmination of this series, you'll be equipped with a Plan for Canvas that will be specific to the needs, culture, and initiatives of your school or district.


Attend a Virtual Institute

Reserve your spot at this interactive professional development experience to collaborate with other K–12 instructional leaders from around the world.


$800 per seat for one day (two 3-hour sessions)


January 21, 2021

February 18, 2021

April 15, 2021

June 17, 2021

July 15, 2021

September 16, 2021

October 21, 2021

November 18, 2021

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Host a Virtual Workshop

Schedule an exclusive Canvas Leadership Institute at your own district to unite K–12 leaders and instructional coaches around a common goal.

Scheduling & Pricing

$7,500 for up to 25 participants

$250 for each additional participant

One day (Two 3-hour sessions)

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Schedule a Virtual Symposium

Attend a Virtual Leadership Symposium for an introduction to Canvas, how it provides equitable access to high-quality content and instruction, and what's needed to lead a successful implementation.

The “Why” of Canvas (1 Hour)

Provide your school and district administrators with an overview of Canvas and how it supports teaching and learning.  Attendees will be able to explain Canvas to their teams and articulate the importance of this implementation to every stakeholder within their school and/or district.

  • $1,250 for up to 25 participants
  • $75 per additional person for up to 50 participants

Virtual Learning Equity Indicator (2 Hours)

Learn key considerations and best practices for virtual learning.  This symposium assists schools in addressing equity gaps by providing a strategic plan to ensure the individual needs of every student are met.

  • $2,500 for up to 25 participants
  • $75 per additional person for up to 50 participants

Standards-Based, Mastery-Driven (2 Hours)

Get tools and strategies to support your standards-based teaching and learning initiatives, including implementation methods, standard selection, prioritization, proficiency scaling, assessment, and intervention.

  • $2,500 for up to 25 participants
  • $75 per additional person for up to 50 participants
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Expert Consultants

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Dean Wilson

Leadership Series Presenter
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Nancy Brightwell

Leadership Series Presenter
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Shara Johnson

Leadership Series Presenter
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Todd Theobald

Leadership Series Presenter

Leadership Perspective

What I Learned at the Virtual Leadership Series

Hear from Keith Konyk, Assistant Superintendent at Elizabeth Forward School District, about the impact of attending the series.

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Attendee Love

Feedback Matters

I really enjoyed being able to connect with others today. This was VERY valuable, and I'm leaving with new ideas for my district and state.

—Nancy Julo

Las Cruces Public Schools

Ready to go from "Can I?" to "Can Do!"?