Community and collaboration through COVID-19
Dr. Rod Berger speaks with:
- Dr. Quinton Shepard, superintendent of the Victoria Independent School District in Texas
- Dr. Betsy Hargrove, superintendent of the Avondale Elementary School District in Arizona
- Dr. Zandra Jo Galvan, superintendent of Greenfield Union School District in Northern California, and
- Mark Finstrom, CTO of Highline Public Schools in Washington State
What questions were posed by the pandemic and what were the individual and collective responses from schools, districts, superintendents, and education partners? Covering their methods for maintaining effective teaching, supporting teachers under new, challenging demands, and connecting with parents through technology, the group highlights their experiences and unique perspectives, and offers insights into the future of education.
The panel discusses the complications presented and how edtech, along with strong leadership and agile thinking, has not only supported education during this time, but shown avenues for exploration towards a new education landscape. Technology can support learning management, facilitate community engagement, and provide insights into student well-being.
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