Aleigha Henderson-Rosser, M.Ed.Director, Instructional TechnologyAtlanta Public SchoolsEmail: email@example.comPhone: 404-802-2578Mrs. Aleigha Henderson-Rosser comes to Atlanta Public Schools from the DeKalb County School System, with over 17 years of educational experience. She has served as a Middle School Science Teacher, Instructional Technology Specialist, and Founder of the DeKalb Online Academy. Most recently she was employed as a Coordinator of Professional Learning overseeing the design, creation, and implementation of online and face to face professional learning opportunities for over 12,000 employees. Additionally, she managed Race to the Top Facilitators at over 140 school campuses to effectively coordinate and evaluate all tenets of the Race to the Top Grant to include Teacher and Leader Keys, Common Core Performance Standards, STEM, Lowest Achieving Schools and Data Systems to support Instruction.
Mrs. Henderson-Rosser is currently studying Instructional Technology and Online course design in the Educational Leadership Doctoral program at Georgia State University. Her International and National involvement in the technology community consists of serving as founding member and Board member of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACoL) – Georgia Chapter, member of the Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Develop Council), member of the International Society for Technology Education and member of the International Forum for Women in e- Learning (IFWE).
Mrs. Henderson-Rosser was recently published in the June 2010 ISTE Publication, “Leading and Learning with Technology, in a feature article entitled One Stop Shop PD – which focused on the implementation of Online Professional Learning in a large urban district. She has been a featured conference presenter at the AdvancED International Conference, International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) Conference, Georgia Educational Technology Conference, National Staff Development Conference and the Teachscape Leadership Conference.
Mrs. Henderson –Rosser has recently joined the APS family and will lead the work of the Department of Instructional Technology through 4 major areas: Creating Innovative Teacher Leaders, Online Professional Learning for Instructional Technology, Impact of Instructional Technology on Teaching and Learning and the implementation of 21st Century Teaching and Learning through digitally connected classrooms.