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The School Reopening Process & Different Stakeholder Concerns

By Danielle Chazen

While some issues are common across the board as schools reopen and classes begin in hybrid and fully remote settings, professionals in the K-12 sphere are tasked with addressing different challenges. Tomorrow, we are hosting a webinar, K-12: Back In Session, to address all of these individual concerns and encourage you to join your peers there live. We’ve recruited CEO…
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K-12 Goes Back: Here’s What We’re Seeing

By Danielle Chazen

Now that Labor Day weekend has ended, many students are heading back to the classroom today. When referring to the reopening process, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott noted Friday, “there is no playbook for this.” There’s a great deal of uncertainty from school leadership, individual instructors, students and their parents on how to best handle the fall learning experience. While many…
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Leading Panelists Confirmed for Live ‘K-12: Back In Session’ Event

By Danielle Chazen

In our conversations with K-12 school leadership, we’ve been hearing that a top challenge K-12 schools are facing is helping to put parents at ease. Many parents don’t feel equipped to help facilitate virtual learning for their children. Working parents are also presented with a bandwidth issue; they need to perform their daily work responsibilities, while also ensuring their kids…
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Verbit Leadership To Present at 2020 Virtual Education NY Summit

By Danielle Chazen

On Tuesday, August 18th, Verbit’s leadership will be speaking on a panel session during an event produced by City & State New York, a premier media organization dedicated to covering New York’s local and state politics and policy. The event, New York’s Current and Future Education in a Post COVID 19 Era, will take place from 1-4:30pm EST. City &…
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Fall 2020 Outlook: Analyzing University Plans & Pain Points

By Danielle Chazen

Universities' plans on how to approach the Fall 2020 semester seem to be continuously changing. Many universities and higher education leaders who had hoped to launch on-campus offerings are reversing course and now enlisting fully-online or hybrid approaches. For example, this week, Morgan State University and Santa Clara University joined the list of schools changing their initial plans to reopen.…
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Keynote Speaker Karen Yoshino Joins EduALL: Back To School Event

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit has named its keynote speaker for next week’s EduALL: Back To School Edition virtual event as Karen Yoshino, PhD. Yoshino has decades of experience in higher education, regional accreditation, standardized testing and leadership, currently serving as a higher education consultant for Van Allen Strategies. Yoshino’s consulting practice includes competency-based education program design, outcomes assessment planning and design, online program…
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What Will ‘Back to School’ Look Like This Fall?

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit’s EduALL virtual summit will return for a 'Back To School Edition' to explore what this year's fall semesters may look like. With conflicting advice coming from leadership, peers, the government and others, many school leaders are left to decide whether they'll be offering their fall semester courses fully online, in-person or if they should enlist a hybrid approach. Join…
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Celebrating 30 Years of Progress for Americans with Disabilities

By Danielle Chazen

Today, Verbit joins in the celebration of 30 years of progress in access and inclusion due to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Verbit team continues to innovate its tools and create new partnerships to drive accessibility forward as top priorities. Inclusion is embedded into our company culture, and our employees are driven by opportunities to help fuel inclusive…
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Web Accessibility Essentials for Successful Distance Learning

By Danielle Chazen

Successful distance learning is a far cry from a ctrl+c and ctrl+v of in-person classes into online learning platforms. During this period of social distancing and a significant increase in distance learning offerings, the importance of web accessibility is gaining momentum. Web accessibility occurs when website development and interaction with that site work together to become accessible to individuals with…
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