Webinars To Watch On-Demand

Webinar: Remote Collaboration Beyond the Classroom – An EdTech Vendor Webinar

Description: While the effectiveness of remote instruction on students’ outcomes is being debated and scrutinized, remote collaboration technology is already improving the lives of students, parents and administrators in and out of the classroom. 

In this webinar, you’ll hear Robert Iskander’s predictions for 2022 and you’ll learn how EdTech platforms are leveraging video and Machine Learning (ML) to enable smart real-time collaboration while protecting data privacy. 

See demonstrations of how communication providers like Vonage, integrate with machine learning services like in Amazon Rekognition, Amazon Transcribe and Amazon Comprehend to go beyond the traditional video engagement to facilitate productive learning and collaborative environments. Deep dive into:

  • How to become a part of the user journey by integrating communications into your Edtech platform 
  • How to leverage ML to create safer spaces, automate routine tasks and enhance content search and discovery
  • How to integrate and govern the data shared with PII shield into your platform
  • Demo of existing solutions using video
  • Robert Iskander, Founder/CEO – GG4L
  • Oscar Rodriguez, Global Director Solutions Engineering – Vonage
  • Tanya Vernitsky, Global Lead for Education – Vonage
  • Aramide Kehinde, Sr Partner Solutions Architect in AI & ML – AWS
  • Jennifer Taurel – API Partner Marketing, Vonage

Webinar: How Integrating Communications APIs into your EdTech App Supports Hybrid Learning – An EdTech Vendor Webinar

Description: Can your EdTech platform meet today’s digital learning challenges? Does your platform have the communications tools educators need? Can you offer a safe and engaging learning experience? Post-Covid expectations are driving new communications and improving engagement for learners and instructors. In this webinar, we will explore use cases in communications for in-person and digital learning. We will discuss student engagement with communications and look at how Vonage Communications APIs empower EdTech companies during this new era.

  • Robert Iskander, Founder/CEO – GG4L
  • Oscar Rodriguez, Global Director Solutions Engineering – Vonage
  • Tanya Vernitsky, Global Lead for Education – Vonage
  • Sohit Wadhwa, CEO and Co-Founder – ParentSquare

Webinar: Engagement & Data Analytics Tools
Could AI-Driven Student Engagement Reverse the COVID Slide We See Today?

Description: This webinar will provide practical strategies for using data to make informed decisions to increase achievement. A moderated panel of edtech experts and practitioners will share their knowledge and experience on how to track student progress without reliance on formative or summative assessment data. Learn how AI-driven real-time engagement can guide teachers and improve student achievement. See how districts are deploying the latest data analytics tools such as learner navigators, engagement and achievement compasses, data lakes, and powerful KPI dashboards to stop the COVID slide.

  • Wally Reeves, SVP of Data Analytics – GG4L
  • Robert Iskander, Founder/CEO – GG4L
  • Dr. Prasad Ram, Founder/CEO – Gooru
  • Nick Garvin – Founder/CEO – Stackup
  • Andrew Ko – Founder/CEO – Kovexa
  • Heather Sherburn – Asst Superintendent, Instruction, Assessment & Technology
  • Kirk Nicholas – Superintendent, Lammersville USD, CA

Webinar: Covid-19 and EdTech
A Panel of K12 EdTech Leaders Discuss How Covid-19 is affecting EdTech Purchases

Description: The challenges and effects of Covid-19 in K12 education are evolving every single day. It’s more important now than ever to collaborate and learn from each other – how can we best support the needs of districts and schools in this difficult time?

  • Padraig O’Shea, Vice President Business Development, GG4L
  • Robert Iskander, Chief Executive Officer, GG4L
  • Rob Adel, Chief Executive Officer, IMS Global Learning
  • Aarom Harnly, Chief Technology Officer, Amplify
  • Joe Fives, Director of IT, Kansas City Public Schools
  • Uma Shankar, Director of IT, Alachua County Public Schools

Webinar: Physical Health and Wellness
The Connection Between Physical Health & Wellness and Technology

Description: Children are the future, so creating healthy school environments with proper nutrition, physical activity, and wellness are essential to their success. We invite you to join us and our panel of health and wellness experts from Lumen Touch, ZippSlip, and SAFE Steps to learn how EdTech plays a role in addressing these efforts.

  • Dr. Sandra Elliott, Chief Academic Officer, GG4L
  • John Vandewalle, Chief Executive Officer, Lumen Touch
  • Dave Smith, Chief Executive Officer, SAFE Steps
  • Ravi Gorur, Chief Executive Officer, ZippSlip
Webinar: How School Districts Can Safely Support Use of Video Content
Featuring: SchoolTube

Description: We know that 80% of teachers now share videos with their students to augment classroom teaching and video use now runs the spectrum of district operations. Join us to learn how SchoolTube can safely support your teachers video content plus learn how SchoolTube can support school department-level videos for professional development, training, events, meeting recordings, communications, and more. In this brief webinar, you will learn: How school districts maximize the use of SchoolTube today. How to safely share YouTube videos through SchoolTube, without the unwanted baggage that usually accompanies potentially controversial or harmful YouTube content.

  • Wally Reeves, VP of Client Operations, GG4L
  • Paul Langhorst, Chief Marketing Officer, SchoolTube

Webinar: Closing the Achievement Gap
How School and District Leaders are Closing the Achievement Gap
Description: The “achievement gap” in education refers to the disparity in academic performance between groups of students. When schools across the country moved to distance learning last spring to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, educators immediately worried about students on the wrong side of the digital divide. With this webinar, you’ll learn how to locate your learner and close the achievement gap.
  • Dr. Sandra Elliott, Chief Academic Officer, GG4L
  • Robert Iskander, Chief Executive Officer, GG4L
  • Dr. Prasad Ram, Chief Executive Officer, Gooru

Webinar: Emergency Preparedness and Management
A Look at How you can Improve Emergency Preparedness and Management

Description: What keeps School leaders up at night when they think about Emergency Preparedness and Management? Join our  panel of experts from  CrisisGo, QManager Dismissal Software, and Maptelligent (formerly known as Geo Command) as we discuss the importance of emergency preparedness in schools.

  • Dr. Sandra Elliott, Chief Academic Officer, GG4L
  • Chris Buecksler, Vice President of Marketing,  CrisisGo
  • Jack Doherty, Implementation Manager, Maptelligent (formerly Geo Command)
  • Moazzam Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer, QManager

Webinar: Future-Proof District IT-Infrastructure
GG4L starts where Clever and ClassLink stop

Description: The GG4L membership-based Collaborative consists of districts that join at no cost to leverage the GG4L Connect Platform. The Connect platform offers secure SIS, LDAP and LMS data interoperability in addition to SSO across all EdTech vendor members. The GG4L Platform includes School Passport, now available to school districts through 5-year Grants, funded by Corporate Sponsorship and Philanthropy. Many of the applications that are integrated within the GG4L Catalyst Catalog are available for free to schools through an on-demand grant program. We are joined in this Webinar by Lumen Touch, one of the leading SIS vendors in the US, who is excited about their partnership with GG4L and the value it brings to their district clients.

  • Robert Iskander, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, GG4L
  • John Vandewalle, Chief Executive Officer, Lumen Touch
  • Audrey Mathis, Director of Operations, Lumen Touch

Webinar: Community Engagement
Use Technology to Engage Your Community and Improve School Safety

Description: Parent and family engagement is critical to the success of children. To ensure that the students of today are ready for success beyond K-12, families, schools, and the community must work together to promote engagement and safer schools. Community schools consistently increase parent participation in the education of their children and their schools by empowering families providing them with a variety of support systems. Join our panel of experts from Actionaly, A Good Cause, and ParentSquare as we discuss the importance of parent participation and technology in the education of their children and in their schools.

  • Dr. Sandra Elliott, Chief Academic Officer, GG4L
  • Jay Klanfer, Vice President, District Partnerships, ParentSquare
  • Luke Brandley, Co-Founder, A Good Cause
  • Gauthier Philippart, Chief Executive Officer, Actionaly

Webinar: Physical Campus Security
The Importance of Physical  Campus Security

Description: Ensuring the safety of students, faculty, and staff in our schools, as well as the safety of the school campuses themselves, is critically important and one of the most important things that administrators do. Our schools serve not only as places of education for students and staff but as resources for our communities, places to meet in normal times and shelters and command centers in times of crisis. EdTech is working hard to develop campus safety solutions that help school districts identify and manage risks to keep everyone physically safe from violence, self-harm, and inappropriate behavior.

  • Dr. Sandra Elliott, Chief Academic Officer,  GG4L
  • Erik Endress, Chief Executive Officer, Share911
  • Nathan Hammond, Chief Executive Officer, Eduspire Solutions
  • Pat Bhava, Chief Executive Officer, PikMyKid

Webinars Sponsors

  • Vonage
  • 1EdTech
  • Gooru
  • Amplify
  • CrisisGo
  • QManager
  • Lumen Touch
  • ZippSlip
  • Parent Square
  • Actionaly

    GG4L - The Global Grid 4 Learning

    School Passport is a data exchange platform that exchanges any data with any EdTech product, eliminates the need to share student PII and is easy to implement for schools and vendors.


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