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ATLIS Cyber Safety Workshop for Independent School Leaders

Fall Workshop: Scheduled to meet the needs of Central, West Coast, Pacific and Hawaii participants.

  • October 22 & 29: 2.5-hour workshops on 2 consecutive Fridays, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Eastern, 2:00 - 4:30 pm Central/12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pacific/10:00 am - 12:30 pm Hawaii 

ATLIS Summit: Fall 2021 Cybersecurity Update

Wednesday, November 03, 20213:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Experts in the field share the latest information about this critical topic. Learn more about conducting a cybersecurity audit on your campus, how to be prepared for a cyber incident before it occurs, and the latest strategies from the dark web that could impact your school’s operations when you are looking the other way.

Alex Inman, Chief Academic Officer, STS Education
Christopher “Todd” Doss, Senior Managing Director, Ankura
Buddy Pitt, Director of Technical Development, Logically

Summits are $59, but free to all ATLIS members. (Participants of the Cyber Safety Workshop are registered automatically for this summit.) 


Transforming Your School Through Technology for Tech Leaders Banner

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

It is often said that the job of a school Tech Director has more to do with change management than it does with technology. This three hour workshop is designed specifically for ATLIS Technology Leaders to experience a process designed to help you be a catalyst for meaningful change in your school. The session is led by Connie White, one of the ATLIS Leadership Institute faculty leaders and Alex Inman, Chief Academic Officer of STS Education and long time independent school technology director.



DEI Summit Banner

Wednesday, December 08, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

How can contextual understanding undergird the emerging conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion at our institutions? How can technology leaders help facilitate and support those conversations? How can we better understand the role of technology in equity and learning? How can edtech tools and digital curricula help us find the path forward?


Dr. Jeffrey Morrison, Trinity School (Atlanta), GA
Dr. Beth Holland, The Learning Accelerator
Colin Samuel, Brearley School, NY
Frances Cortez O'Connor, National Cathedral School, DC

Summits are $59, but free to all ATLIS members.



Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

As you complete your hiring for a new academic year, are you ready to tackle the onboarding processes that will be your new hire’s first handshake with the school? Three school technology leaders share technology best practices for introducing your school culture and providing new employees with access to the tech they need while implementing the safety standards you require.



Barbara Cohen, Brandeis Marin School, CA
Jennifer Mehra, The Blake School, MN
Jeremy Rahn, The Cranbrook School, MI

 Summits are $59, but free to all ATLIS members.


ATLIS Virtual Town Halls
Monthly at 3 pm Eastern

ATLIS is here for you! We will host Virtual Town Hall meetings on a monthly basis for the community to come together to share ideas and support one another. Occasional special topics VTH meetings will be announced.

ATLIS continues its monthly gatherings of technology leaders to address problems and share experiences in real time. Register once and you will receive invitations to join all Virtual Town Halls and informal Office Hours on the day of the event. Initial registration required; free and open to all in the ATLIS community. Learn more here.




Thursday, September 23, 20213:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

This one-hour workshop is designed for school leaders to learn how to use Google Tools to revolutionize the operations of your school. Many schools are using Google in the classroom but school leaders can use Google to radically improve communication, recruitment, workflows and business insights. We will also explore ways that Google tools can improve efficiency and expand creativity and collaboration within the academic program. It is time to unleash the power of Google for everyone in your school community!




Thursday, September 30, 20213:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

This one-hour workshop is designed for classroom teachers to get the maximum impact from Google tools with their students. We will explore myriad resources, strategies, tools and tips to make your classroom even more creative and collaborative. Expert educators will walk through specific tools and activities that you can bring to your classroom tomorrow! You will also learn of resources that can help you grow in your profession as a tech savvy teacher.



Wednesday, October 06, 20213:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

This session draws upon decades of budget experience from Curt Lieneck, former technology leader for the University of Chicago Lab School and founding faculty member for the ATLIS Leadership Institute, followed by real-world adaptations from current practitioners. We will hear about the impact of COVID on the budget process and ways to use data to get a handle on out-of-control software and services subscriptions. Essential to all of these circumstances is the partnership between the technology director and the school's financial officer.

Be sure to mark your calendar to join us for this one-hour session. The panel will give rapid-fire advice and address questions from participants.

Curt Lieneckretired technology director, ATLIS Pillar Award Recipient
Jeff DaytonThe Madeira School, VA
Jimmy Cudzilo, Miami Country Day School, FL

With a Special Guests from the National Business Officers Association:
Liz Maher,Director, Accounting and Tax Programs
Mary Kay Markunas, Director, Member Resources and Programs 

Summits are $59, but free to all ATLIS members.