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Unlocking Actionable Data, Unlocking Infinite Opportunities
Wednesday May 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Suzy Brooks, Instructional Technology Director, Mashpee Public Schools, MA; Mike Schwab, Education Team, Google; and Jena Draper, Founder and General Manager, CatchOn
Hosted by Monica Cougan, Product Marketing Manager, ENA
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Equipped with unprecedented visibility into their classroom edtech usage data, district leaders at Massachusetts’ Mashpee Public Schools are partnering with teachers to develop tailored, data-powered learning environments and scalable blended learning practices.
In this edWebinar, Suzy Brooks, Mashpee’s Director of Instructional Technology, Michael Schwab from Google’s Education Team, and Jena Draper from CatchOn, discuss about the power of data analytics. Discover how school districts are leveraging the actionable data compiled from their school devices—both inside and outside the classroom—to improve instruction, assess return on investment, and inform professional development and student data privacy practices.
This recorded presentation will be of interest to K-12 school and district leaders.
About the Presenters
After 10 years as an elementary teacher, Suzy Brooks is now the director of instructional technology for Mashpee Public Schools in Massachusetts. Additionally, she provides professional development and hands-on workshops for educators at local, regional and national venues. Her work in blended learning, student engagement, and social media has been featured by EdWeek, NBC News’s Education Nation, Instructor Magazine, Intel, ISTE, ASCD, Tech & Learning and the NEA. Currently, Suzy is a visiting lecturer at Fitchburg State University, a MassCUE Pathfinder and the Massachusetts ASCD President. Suzy holds a B.S. from Bridgewater State University and an M.Ed. in instructional technology from Lesley University.
Mike Schwab has spent his career in finance, enterprise software sales and edtech. Given his background in cloud computing and passion for education, he moved to the Google for Education Team in 2012 and was one of the first Chromebooks for Education team members. He has been working ever since to help bring Google for Education solutions to school districts around the country. He is passionate about working with districts as they move to the cloud and increase students’ access to technology.
Jena Draper is the founder and general manager at CatchOn, a company designed to support teaching and learning through the smarter use of data and technology. In 2016, she created CatchOn to help districts meet and adapt to changing instructional needs and trends through the use of real-time data and cutting-edge technology. Jena is passionate about improving how students learn with technology.
About the Host
Monica Cougan joined ENA in 2012, where she currently serves as the product marketing manager. Bringing over 30 years of experience in technology integration, Monica oversees ENA’s partner program and product marketing initiatives. Monica’s prior work with education and the integration of technology in schools and districts, helps guide ENA’s work with education partners offering outstanding programs to schools. She has extensive experience in building collaborative network opportunities specifically videoconferencing and collaborative technologies. Monica continues to support national organizations advocating for the effective use of technology and supporting the needs of our education and library communities.
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ENA delivers comprehensive technology solutions supported by exceptional customer care to education and library institutions across the nation. In 2018, ENA joined forces with a company who share ENA’s same vision and passion for delivering excellence—CatchOn. CatchOn is a user-friendly data analytics tool that enables school districts to make data-informed decisions about the apps and online tools their educators and students are using. Collectively, ENA and CatchOn leverage their respective resources and expertise to deliver critical services and solutions to America’s community anchor institutions.
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.