Education Technology

TI Talks speaker series

In our monthly online speaker series, education professionals and TI partners will explore how
our partnerships have positively impacted communities around the nation. They will cover
a host of topics, including preparedness for
post-secondary education, STEM career
pathways, computer science education,
equity and access in education.

Upcoming events

Begin With the End in Mind: Tapping Into Partner Strengths To Expand College Access

March 4, 2021 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern time/Noon – 1:30 p.m. Central time

Traci O. Aucoin, the Lafayette Parish School System GEAR UP Project Director, will focus on seeking and prioritizing partnerships and building intentional relationships within those partnerships.

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Past events

WeTeach_CS and You Can Too!

Feb. 13, 2021

Carol L. Fletcher, Ph.D., Director of Expanding Pathways in Computing (EPIC) at The University of Texas at Austin, shared:

  • Why computer science for all students is so important
  • National trends in computer science education
  • Resources to help your school/district build capacity for inclusive and equitable computer science education
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Navigating Equity and Access for Higher Education

Jan. 7, 2021

Cathy Moak, Ph.D., Project Manager for Professional Development for The University of Texas at Austin GEAR UP, shared how UT GEAR UP is working together with grant districts and partners to:

  • Address the inequities in college access
  • Increase expectations for all students
  • Expand opportunities for advanced math courses in high school
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Accelerating Student Outcomes Through Partnerships

Dec. 3, 2020

Dreama Gentry is the Executive Director of Partners for Education (PFE) at Berea College. She shared how PFE is helping rural communities overcome these three barriers to educational success:

  • Programming gaps
  • Capacity constraints
  • Systems misalignment
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