Dr. Chris Moersch’s cutting edge addresses offer an engaging and provocative insight into the world of instructional leadership, digital-age learning, and continuous improvement. Dr. Moersch is passionate about creating learning environments utilizing digital age best practices to promote academic success. As a researcher, he developed the LoTi and H.E.A.T. Frameworks and is the author of the ISTE publication Beyond Hardware: Using Existing Technology to Promote Higher-Level Thinking as well as numerous articles. He is currently working on his newest book, Staying the Course: Achieving Excellence with Digital Age Best Practices, for Corwin Press.
Dr. Moersch’s cutting edge addresses at national and regional conferences including ISTE (formerly NECC), GaTEC, Classroom Connect, METC, TCEA, and California C.U.E. offer the audience an engaging and provocative insight into the world of instructional leadership, digital-age learning, and continuous improvement. He has served as a featured or keynote speaker at over 75 regional and national conferences to date.
Moersch's Levels of Teaching Innovation (LoTi) program is an international research-based school improvement model designed to harness the power of existing state and district initiatives into one united effort designed to promote H.E.A.T. (i.e., Higher order thinking, Engaged learning, Authentic connections, Technology use) in student learning according to the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS-S) and 21st Century Skills. The LoTi implementation model focuses on the delicate balance between instruction, assessment, and the effective use of the available digital resources to increase the amount of H.E.A.T. while simultaneously improving student academic progress.
For the past 15 years, Dr. Chris Moersch has been the principal investigator of the LoTi project and Executive Director of LoTi Connection Inc. In that capacity, he has worked with thousands of educators nationwide promoting the tenets of digital-age literacy and professional development in an effort to transform low performing schools into high performing schools. He has over 20 years experience in the areas of curriculum development, program evaluation, and technology integration practices. His specialization includes implementing school improvement initiatives, creating 21st Century learning environments, and facilitating organizational change.