The 21st Century Learning Conference is an annual event in Hong Kong where teachers, staff, and school leaders come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education with thought leaders, technology, and learning experts, and their peers. With over 650 attendees from 33 countries, it is the event of choice for a diverse international audience. The event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner-led workshop sessions, and fun networking opportunities.
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Dana Specker Watts, Ph.D.

21st Century Learning International
Director of Innovation
Hong Kong
This June, I will join International School Services (ISS) as the Director of Research and Development for School Management. My responsibilities will include developing and strengthening ISS’s school startup and management quality assurance through research of best practice. I will also be working on professional learning and strategic initiatives for international educators. I am currently employed at Hong Kong International School where I have served as a Schoolwide Curriculum Leader for the past four years. Previously, I have worked internationally at American Embassy School (AES), New Delhi and the International School of Bangkok (ISB) in Thailand. In my spare time, I continue to build the professional capital of others through professional development. Most recently, I serve as the Director of Innovation at 21st Century Learning International. Additionally, I am the Executive Director of WLead, an organization that seeks to create opportunities for systemic change by building awareness, belonging, empowerment, networking and equity to school leadership models throughout the world. I am an ISTE certified educator and trainer, and have worked as a Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy (COETAIL) Instructor through SUNY Buffalo, a Google Certified Educator, and an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE).