Short Ed-Tech Exchange
Discussing PBL core practices, technology integration issues, and curriculum development.
Guest Name: Lauralyn Vasquez
Lauralyn Vasquez, the Director of Operations and Educational Services with Beyond Technology Education, is a writer and speaker on keeping kids safe and balanced with technology. Lauralyn is also a motivational speaker passionate about healthy digital citizenship and safety, ensuring everyone has the digital literacy skills they need for success.
Making Universities More Student-Centric, and the Role of Technology in it
Guest Name: John Thompson-Haas
John Thompson-Haas has 25 years’ experience in education technology. His background includes leading some of largest and most complex SIS implementations in the United States. Currently John is the Managing Director for Client Services as Beyond Academics. Beyond Academics works with innovative university presidents and their leadership teams to create real transformation at their institutions.
Discussing Student Career-Readiness, the Role of Ed-Tech Companies, and Catapult
Guest Name: Kevin J Fleming
Kevin is the founder and CEO of Catapult. Dr. Fleming previously served as vice president and dean of Instruction, Career & Technical Education at Norco College. A scholar and researcher, he is the author of four books, including the educational bestseller (Re)Defining the Goal and the inspirational title, Words are Your Superpower.
Importance of SEL and Ethics in AI
Guest Name: Marisa Zalabak
Founder of Open Channel Culture, educational psychologist, leadership coach, author, and TEDx, international keynote speaker. Marisa has over 3 decades of experience as an expert in business, education, and organizational culture. She is the Co-chair of the committee expanding global AI ethics education with IEEE.org.
How Ed-Tech is Changing our Lives?
Guest Name: Brad Waid
Brad Waid is an emerging technology leader. He is tabbed as one of the top 20 Global Futurist & Keynote Speakers by TAFFD and has been recognized as the #14 Influencer, worldwide, in Augmented Reality by Onalytica. He is an industry thought leader in Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0 and more.
How to achieve quality & equity education globally?
Guest Name: Erin Dowd
Erin Dowd has been an educator, education consultant, writer, and presenter for almost two decades. In 2017, she was named an ASCD Emerging Leader. A former classroom teacher and curriculum director in the Netherlands, US, India, and Honduras, Erin has spent her career working to provide equitable education for students all over the world.
Understanding Challenges to Effective Learning
Guest Name: PJ Caposey
PJ Caposey is an award-winning teacher, a dynamic speaker, and a transformational leader and educator. He joined as a superintendent in Meridian (CUSD 223). PJ is a best-selling author and has written 8 books for various publishers.
AR/VR in Education
Guest Name: Jaime Donally
Jaime Donally is an author and founder of ARVRinEDU & Global Maker Day and a passionate technology enthusiast. Being an Ed-Tech consultant, Donally provides staff development and training on evolving themes around technology.