Future Ready Council

The goals of the Champaign Unit 4 Future Ready Council are:

  • Use collective insight and expertise to serve as technology steering committee for the district.
  • Serve as vertical integration/communication vehicle for U4 digital learning
  • Provide final input decisions about district technology policy and implementation

The TOP FIVE action items as determined by the council on October 8th:

  1. Device Equity - Reliable devices are equitable

  2. Changing Teaching and Learning- Future Job skills, UDL, Vision casting, modeling, student centered learning

  3. Vertical Alignments - skill sets

  4. Digital Citizenship

  5. Professional Development for staff - layers embedded curriculum, beyond how the technology works, knowing how to teach with the technology

Please contact the following council facilitators for more information:

Ariella Abarbanel - abarbanel@champaignschools.org

Ashley Mayor - mayoras@champaignschools.org

Julie Feit-Thorstenson - feitju@champaignschools.org

Dave Hohman - hohmanda@champaignschools.org

Current Members: 

Michael Leonard; Matt Sly; Emily Pickell; Ashley Mayor; Brock A. Orr; Jay Hooper; Kim Anderson; Tonia Kirby; Andrew O'Neil; David Hohman; Thomas Lockman; Tony Millard; Justin Barnhart; Kathy Shannon; Anders Flodstrom; Wendy Starwalt; Christi Lohrberg; Iris Jun; Sarah Iehl; George Reese; Elizabeth Slifer; Nicholas Gaines; Heidi Bjerke; Shelley Altenbaumer; Kim Anderson; Joe Muskin; Matthew Jodino; Jill McLean; Ariella Abarbanel; Julie Feit; Ashley Mayor; 



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