Todd Hands speaks with Jamie Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, and Lesli Rotenberg, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager of Education Children’s Media and Education at PBS. It’s part of a series of talks Todd Hand is having with the brightest minds in education on the current and future state of learning. This particular conversation does a deep dive into the inequities in technology and education resources that have been revealed during the current crisis. Jamie and Lesli discuss how a variety of free educational resources, including those from PBS, can support “at home” learning, and help close the technology gap.
K-12 will never be the same after the pandemic. Todd Hand sits down with Jamie Candee, CEO at Edmentum and Elizabeth Chou, Investor at Leeds Equity discuss the current challenges facing K-12 and what the Summer and Fall might look like for the 40 million schoolchildren in the U.S. This conversation is the second in-depth podcast in our series which is designed to keep education executives and investors informed and connected in these uncertain times.
Todd Hand discusses the current state of affairs of the education industry with John Katzman, CEO of Noodle Partners, Inc, and Robert Lytle, Global Head of Education Practice of EY-Parthenon. They answer questions regarding where they see the education space moves forward, and this pandemic has impacted the industry. Katzman and Lytle discuss the differences between online learning and remote learning, as well as why and how schools, both K-12 and Higher Education, need to better both their online and remote learning programs.
COMPLETED: This position has been filled. National Heritage Academies (NHA), is one of the nation’s leading education management organizations, currently operating over 89 schools across nine states serving over 60,000 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
COMPLETED: This position has been filled. For over 60 years, American Student Assistance® (ASA) has focused on helping students pursue a college degree. Having pioneered a student access program and partnered with hundreds of colleges and universities to help students and alumni manage their student loans and maintain financial wellness, education is at the core of ASA’s work.
Bob Puopolo, Parter at Epic Partners, joins Todd Hand to discuss the upcoming Capital Roundtable in New York City on January 22nd, 2020. Bob talks about Epic Partners and some of their plans for the upcoming year. He also provides insight into which education sectors have been rewarding investments, as well as which have not been.
Jennifer L. Ferrari, Ed. D., President of Education Research & Development Institute, joins Todd Hand and April Sarraille of Knowledge Leaders to discuss her work with ERDI, the blend of education leaders and education technology leaders, as well as the events held by ERDI annually. She gives her advice, as an educator, to EdTech CEO’s selling into K-12 spaces, and how collectively, education can be made better through discussion.
Jean Eddy, President & CEO, and Annabel Cellini, Chief Strategy Officer, discuss what to expect at this year’s LearnLaunch conference and why ASA has chosen to sponsor this event. Eddy and Cellini also describe how ASA has been helping students through their unique ‘direct-to-kid’ approach, and what they refer to as an informal learning opportunity.