Digital Innovator Program

Accelerating technology-infused teaching and learning in Napa County classrooms

The Digital Innovator Program is a professional development initiative collaboratively designed by the Napa County Office of Education and NapaLearns, who sponsors and coordinates the program. The mission of the Digital Innovator Program is to accelerate the adoption of technology-infused teaching tools and strategies in Napa County classrooms. 

Spring Innovative Learning Speaker Series • Spring 2021

Ready to grow as an innovative leader? Join NapaLearns, LearnShift, and Napa County Office of Education for our Free Spring Innovative Learning Speaker Series. Each session will feature a distinguished guest who will explore hot topics spanning all grade levels and subject areas.

Session Recordings:
4/7/21 – Don’t Let the Internet Ruin Your Lesson! • Alice Keeler • Watch Recording

4/13/21 – California Student Media Festival • Hall Davidson • Watch Recording

5/6/21 – Google Apps for Primary • Christine Pinto & Jessica LaBar-Twomey • Watch Recording

North Bay Learning Innovation Summit • January 30th, 2021

NapaLearns, Napa County Office of Education, North Bay CUE and LearnShift partnered to host our very first North Bay Learning Innovation Summit!

Sessions will cover a wide range of tools and strategies:

  • Deeper Learning and Assessment Through Seesaw
  • Google Apps, What you already have, but may not be using…yet!
  • Using Flip Grid to Increase Student Engagement
  • And many more.

Watch Recordings

Level Up Your Distance Learning Game • Summer 2020

In August of 2020, NapaLearns and LearnShift came together to organize a three day back to school boot camp focused on preparing educators to teach in a distance learning environment.

Day 1: Systems & Structures for Learning
• First Days of School | SlidesRecording
• Building Your Digital Classroom (BitMoji and Google Sites) | SlidesRecording

Day 2: Building Student Engagement
• Social-Emotional Learning in the Digital Classroom (Zoom) | SlidesRecording
• Keeping Your Students Moving | SlidesRecording

Day 3: Creating Meaningful Content
• Creating Great Classroom Videos (Adobe Rush) | SlidesRecording

Distance Learning Speaker Series • Spring 2020

In the Spring of 2020 as a response to COVID 19, NapaLearns organized a speaker series focused on bringing the brightest education leaders to Napa County educators. These EDU-influcencers explored the wide range of challenges and opportunities that come with teaching in a virtual learning environment.


Future Sessions Coming Spring 2021