Harnessing the Power of Digital Teaching with the Digital Learning Guidance

Session 5: 9:15am-10:15am (Saturday March 02, 2024)



Embark on a 60-minute exploration of OTAN's Digital Learning Guidance resources designed to elevate your agency's digital presence. Hear how adult educators around California are utilizing the Digital Learning Guidance to harness the full potential of digital tools. Learn how the resources synergize, providing a roadmap to enhance your digital footprint. Join us for an immersive experience where you'll gain actionable insights and discover the tools and resources OTAN has created for your agency to create a dynamic and effective digital learning environment.


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Christina Hyatt


Christina Hyatt is an adult education teacher, coordinator, and tech enthusiast. She is dedicated to enhancing student success through innovative technology solutions. Christina is a Subject Matter Expert for OTAN and the program coordinator for Corona-Norco Adult School. She has presented at many conferences throughout the state and at COABE. She has been an educator for over 30 years working in grades spanning preschool through Adult Education.

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Renee Collins


Renee Collins is Director of OTAN and Adult Education at Sacramento County Office of Education. With a demonstrated history in K-Adult Educational Management, Renee is a strong instructional leader skilled in Facilitation, Educational Technology, Adult Education Program Development and Support, English Language Acquisition/Citizenship, Adult Secondary Education, Career and Technical Education, and Correctional Education.

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Francisco X Pinedo Jr.

OTAN / Soledad Adult School

Francisco X. Pinedo Jr has been in Adult Education for 19 years and an OTAN SME for 12 years. Francisco has taught ESL, Citizenship, Computer Literacy, High School Diploma and Early Childhood Education Pathway class. Currently he directs Soledad Adult School and has presented at CCAE, CATESOL, TDLS, CAEP Summit, CASAS Summer Institute, and does trainings for his regional consortium.

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