Over the past year, the EdTech Center has been field testing seven education and workforce development technologies funded by the Employment Technology Fund: Care Academy, Cell-Ed, Nepris, Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment, PAIRIN, Signal Vine, and SkillSmart. Our work, supported by Walmart, has shed light on the affordances of the tools and characteristics of the use scenarios that support persistence and learner success.

We shared these findings in this webinar and featured stories of end-users and learners who characterize the field testing participants that we met along the way. Additionally, you can hear from industry experts, key field test implementers, and developers who responded to the findings and answer many of your questions.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 2:00 pm 
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)

Presenter:
Dr. Jen Vanek, World Education, Inc.  

Invited Guests:

Yigal Kerszenbaum, Employment Technology Fund (ETF)

Helen Adeosun, CareAcademy
Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami, Cell-Ed
Sabari Raja, Nepris
Tom Cytron-Hysom, Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
Allison Grenney, PAIRIN
John Dillow, SkillSmart
Adil Dittmer, Signal Vine
Josue Rodriguez, Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)
Lisa Peterson de la Cueva, Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP)
Sherry Lehane, Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI)
Aaron Smith, C2 Global Professional Services
Dan Kaskubar, Activate Workforce Solutions  
Jeff Goumas, CrowdED Learning

Silja Kallenbach, World Education, Inc.
Alison Ascher Webber, World Education, Inc.
Priyanka Sharma, World Education, Inc. 

Thank you to Walmart:

World Education’s Technology Testing for Adult Learning & Employment initiative was supported by grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. The opinions and ideas expressed in this webinar are those of the presenters alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Walmart and Walmart Foundation.

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