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The Future of Education

June 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Microsoft, Google, UCSC, Rutgers University, EdSurge, Spatial, Santa Cruz County Schools, and more.

As we crawl out of Shelter-in-Place, many wonder what the new norm will be for education. Join us for a 1 hour webinar from academic and tech thought leaders including:

  • Anthony Salcito / Microsoft – VP of Worldwide Education will kick off our event with global trends in education, the pros and cons of remote learning, blending learning, and more.
  • Cynthia Larive / UCSC – Chancellor of UCSC gives us a preview of Fall 2020 for the UC system.
  • Faris Sabbah / SCC Schools – Superintendent of Santa Cruz County Schools will tell us about the work that has been done during the past 2 C19 months, and the roadmap ahead for students and parents.
  • Thomas “T.D.” Dickson / Google – Google for Education regional leader will talk to us about the many programs being introduced throughout California.
  • Aaron Dence / Spatial – learn about astounding new tech for remote learning.

And, a fireside chat moderated by the podcast phenom Michael Sikand / Our Future Podcast:

  • Michael Sikand / The Our Future Podcast – podcast host, business school student, and the voice for young who want to build the next generation of businesses.
  • Betsy Corcoran / EdSurge – CEO & CoFounder is the leading news and resource site on ed-tech and entrepreneurship. Named “Rock Star of Education” , and winner of Return on Education ASU-GSV.
  • Jonathan Holloway/ Northwestern – Provost & Professor of History and African American Studies, Chief Academic Officer.


June 17, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Santa Cruz Works
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