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A Transformative Journey: Embracing AI in Education at iLearn Schools

As the CEO of iLearn Schools, my journey with AI, particularly since the advent of ChatGPT and similar products, has been nothing short of transformative. With these technologies shaping the future of education, I embarked on a mission to harness their potential both personally and for our organization. My quest began with self-education about language models and the architecture behind ChatGPT. Twitter (X) proved an invaluable resource, keeping me abreast of updates and practical uses of AI. Following YouTubers who delve into AI advancements daily accelerated my learning curve. Equipped with this newfound knowledge, I decided to apply AI to a specific project – revamping iLearn Schools' Administrative Evaluation System. This process, vital yet time-intensive, involved collecting and analyzing feedback from parents, students, and staff through structured focus groups. First, we utilized ChatGPT to redesign our focus group questionnaire, aligning it with our evaluation standards. Th

My Journey as an Immigrant to Leading a Paradigm Shift in Education

  My journey to becoming the CEO of iLearn Schools Inc. has been a remarkable blend of resilience, learning, and leadership. As an immigrant, I arrived in the United States with dreams and determination. Education was both my passion and my pathway. I pursued higher education rigorously, earning a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. This academic journey wasn't just about degrees; it was about embracing a vision for transformative education. In the early days of my career, I realized the immense potential of technology in enhancing instruction. This realization wasn't just theoretical; it became the backbone of my leadership at iLearn Schools, especially in the dynamic and demanding realm of charter schools. Here, I learned to harness technology not just as a tool, but as a catalyst for effective and innovative leadership. A defining moment in my leadership journey was navigating the rapid expansion of iLearn Schools. This challenge was a crucible, testing and refining my lead