San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Note: you must be an ed tech entrepreneur to attend this class.
Track: Business Development
As Penn Foster, a global leader in online education, shifts its focus to scaling highly effective, low cost education solutions, it believes it can benefit from learning about and partnering with cutting edge education technology startups.
Come learn about the new initiatives Penn Foster is working on and how your startup can partner with them to integrate your content and technology into an online learning environment that currently serves over 150,000 students.
Penn Foster works with high school, college, and post-graduate students interested in furthering their careers. Some ideas they have for collaboration include the evaluation of student writing, ways to make a new project-based high school more cost effective, and the expansion of middle skills job training in the U.S. Ray McNulty, Chief Learning Officer of Penn Foster, will be leading the class.
About Ray McNulty
Ray McNulty is Penn Foster's Chief Learning Officer. His role focuses on the educational platform and content provided to students in all programs at Penn Foster. Prior to joining Penn Foster, McNulty was the president of the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). He also served as a senior fellow at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where he worked with leading educators around the country on improving high school education. McNulty has worked in education since 1973, holding teaching, principal, and superintendent positions in Vermont. From 2001-03, he served as Vermont's education commissioner. He is also the author of It's Not Us Against Them -- Creating the Schools We Need, which was published in 2009.
About Penn Foster
Penn Foster is a global leader in online education, providing high school diplomas, career-focused degree and vocational programs in the fields of allied health, business, technology, education, and select traders through the Penn Foster College and Penn Foster Career School.
When & Where
LearnLaunch Institute catalyzes a community that drives innovation to transform learning and increase achievement. Our education innovation ecosystem mobilizes educators, entrepreneurs, learners, investors, and industry affiliates. As a nonprofit, the Institute offers learning opportunities, supports services, and a school pilot network. We believe in expanding access to learning that is engaging, personalized, and effective. Edtech is a critical component of achieving this vision at scale. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.org
LearnLaunch Institute is part of LearnLaunch, an organization dedicated to connecting, supporting, and growing greater Boston’s education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning.