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AASA 2021 Virtual National Conference on Education

February 18, 2021
Location
Virtual

We are delighted to support our clients presenting at the AASA 2021 Virtual National Conference on Education:

 

 

 

February 18, 2021 session from 12:30:00 PM - 1:15:00 PM EST

 

Topic: When Access Isn’t Equal: How COVID-19 amplified national equity gaps

 

Description:

When Access Isn’t Equal: How the pandemic amplified our nation’s equity gaps COVID-19 transformed our discussions about equity and supporting our nation’s most vulnerable students. With the large-scale shift to online learning, educators have had many questions, but one that has frequently risen to the top is equity. This topic has also emerged front and center as one of the challenges for districts in supporting remote learning programs. Join us to discuss strategies, resources and lessons learned on how to ensure remote learning programs support educational equity.

 

Speakers:

 

  • Kelsey Ortiz, Researcher at KU Center for Research on Learning
  • Dr. Rashad Slade, Executive Director of Student Assignment at Guilford County Schools
  • Dr. Lisa Williams, Chief Equity Officer at Fairfax County Public Schools
     

 

 

 

 

February 18, 2021 session from 12:30:00 PM - 1:15:00 PM EST

 

Topic: The Future of School: What lessons have we learned from COVID-19 and what is the impact on our educational system?

Description:

In a period of just two weeks, our education system went from operating normally to closing nearly all schools. The task to quickly extend teaching and learning at scale was staggering. Join leading education experts to discuss how we pave the way forward. What opportunities does this new landscape create? How will these changes have a long-term impact on schools, students, teachers, and their families? How will technology evolve to support student learning now and well into the future?

Speakers:

  • Kerrie Torres, Assistant Superintendent at Brea Olinda Unified School District
  • Jennifer Rushton, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment at Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District
  • Lydia Logan, Executive Director of the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative at Digital Promise
  • Jean Sharp, Board Member at the Digital Learning Collaborative