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Navigating the District Data Journey with New Insights and Tools
Friday, November 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Julie A. Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Project Tomorrow; and Monica Cougan, Manager, Strategic Relationships and Initiatives, ENA and CatchOn
Sponsored by CatchOn, An ENA Affiliate
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Per the latest Speak Up Research, district leaders are more focused than ever before on quantifying the impact of their digital content investments. In this special lunch and learn edLeader Panel, Project Tomorrow and CatchOn shares new insights and tools to support your district’s data journey (whether you are just starting or looking to enhance your analysis) to identify the efficacy and impact of your edtech products used by students and teachers. Having enhanced clarity about the outcomes of your product usage helps to support new initiatives, continuous improvement, and effective data usage within your district.
This recorded edLeader Panel is of interest to K-12 school, district, and technology leaders.
About the Presenters
Dr. Julie A. Evans is the CEO of Project Tomorrow and the founder of the heralded Speak Up Research Project. She serves as the chief researcher on the Speak Up Project as well as leading research efforts on the impact of innovative learning models and interventions in both K-12 and higher education. As a national thought leader and influencer, Dr. Evans leverages her career experiences as a tech entrepreneur and nonprofit leader to stimulate new discussions within the education ecosystem. She is a graduate of Brown University and earned her doctorate in educational leadership from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Evans serves on several boards and advisory councils and is a frequent speaker and writer on digital learning. She was named in 2020 as the winner of EdTech Digest’s National Leader award. Dr. Evans is the longest-serving woman executive in the education technology nonprofit sector.
Monica Cougan is the Manager of Strategic Relationships and Initiatives at ENA and CatchOn, where she leverages her more than 35 years of experience in education and technology to help schools make the most of new technology. Throughout her career, Monica has been an evangelist for the adoption of technology as a transformative educational tool. She also has extensive experience helping K-12 schools implement 1:1 programs and in disseminating problem-based and project-based learning methodologies that focus on helping each student develop his or her own voice. Throughout Monica’s extensive career, she has sought out the diverse experiences required to know how to implement positive changes in education: she has served as a classroom teacher, adjunct professor, and education consultant for national, technology-based curriculum companies. Away from the classroom, she has served as an independent math consultant, worked in curriculum development, evaluated research on school-based programs, and developed professional learning opportunities for educators looking for a new mastery of technology.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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CatchOn is a user-friendly data analytics tool that collects real-time data on every device, enabling school districts to make data-informed decisions about the apps and online tools their educators and students are using. In 2018, CatchOn joined forces with ENA, a leading provider of comprehensive technology solutions to education institutions and libraries across the nation. Collectively, CatchOn and ENA leverage their respective resources and expertise to deliver critical services and solutions that help school districts produce positive outcomes in the communities they serve.