Empowering Teacher Leaders through a Professional Development Academy

Session 6: 10:30am-11:30am (Saturday March 02, 2024)



OTAN's Digital Leadership Academy (DLAC) empowers adult education agencies by tailoring projects to align with their improvement plans. This program, a part of OTAN's legacy of professional development, spans two years, offering continuous support through mentor-coaches, technology integration, and program counseling. Agencies pinpoint areas for growth, shaping goals from enhancing distance learning to integrating technology into daily teaching practices.


Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Yecsenia Delgado


Yecsenia Delgado Lorenzo is a lover of teaching technology and a Subject Matter Expert for OTAN (Outreach and Technical Assistance Network), Adult Education Counselor, Academic Instructor and CTE Teacher. She has over 13 years of adult education experience in various capacities including: Instructional Designer, E-Learning Developer, CTE Program Developer and technology integration specialist.

Type of Presentation

Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)


  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Support Staff or Other Staff (Transition Specialists, Counselors, Librarians, etc.)

Program Strands

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Secondary Education
  • Adults with Disabilities
  • English as a Second Language
  • Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship
  • Short-term Career Technical Education
  • Workforce Preparation

Category Strands

  • Ensuring Equity and Access
  • Digital Learning Foundations
  • Designing Learning Experiences
  • Digital Learning Models
  • Online Engagement and Assessment
  • Student Support Services
  • Corrections, Re-Entry, and Rehabilitation
  • Program Administration and Coordination