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9/29/20

Webinar | At 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, the James G. Martin Center is hosting a webinar on Getting Online Education Right. Panelists will discuss a diverse range of topics, such as making online education affordable and scalable, the benefit of free online courses, the limitations of online education, what a robustly developed online class looks like, and the student experience during 2020. Learn more and register here.

Webinar | At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, The Hunt Institute is hosting a webinar as part of the Homeroom with Education Leaders series on Measuring Student Growth. In the wake of learning disruptions as a result of COVID-19, schools are wondering how to best measure growth. The webinar will discuss this challenge and how systems can be put into place that ensure equitable measurements of student growth moving forward. Learn more and register here.

Virtual conference | On Friday, Oct. 30, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics will host the 20th NCSSM Ethics & Leadership conference virtually. This conference has be held for North Carolina students and their teachers since 1998. Supported by the Broyhill Foundation and the Ryden AI program, this year’s Ethics and Leadership Conference theme is Artificial Intelligence. High school students from all over are invited to register and attend this event. Interested students and their teachers can register at elc@ncssm.edu. Please direct questions to elc@ncssm.edu.

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Analisa Sorrells

Analisa Sorrells is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and previously worked as chief of staff and associate director of policy for EducationNC.


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