CCC to Host Back-to-School Virtual Town Hall on Transforming K-12 in the Time of COVID-19

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With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, schools across the US were closed suddenly and instruction shifted to a virtual model for millions of students. The disruption caused by COVID-19 will have long-lasting repercussions beyond this school year. With that in mind, CCC will present a virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, 29 September at 10:00 EDT/15:00 BST/16:00 CEST, bringing together publishing leaders and education solutions providers to share their lesson plans for digital transformation in a COVID-19 world.

“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is widespread, but is especially crippling to the academic community,” said Emily Sheahan, Vice President & Managing Director, CCC. “Schools are struggling with exactly how to begin the new academic year given conflicting pressure from scientists, government, community leaders, families, staff, unions, faculty and students. They need flexible, creative solutions that allow students, families and teachers to adapt to changing requirements with minimal interruption to the learning experience.”

Industry experts participating in the virtual Town Hall include:

• Karthik Krishnan, CEO, Britannica Group
• Beth Miller, Chief Knowledge Officer, EL Education, Inc.
• Paul Randall, Solutions Product Marketing Manager, HP
• Andrew Campana, Director, Business Development, CCC

You can also learn more about transforming K-12 in the time of COVID-19 on the Velocity of Content blog or on the Beyond the Book podcast.

CCC recently hosted virtual Town Halls on ‘Thinking Beyond the Crisis: Building Digital Resiliency’ and ‘Transformative Agreements: How Innovation is Answering the Open Access Challenge.’

Jon Handel

Author: Jon Handel

Jon Handel is a Marketing Content Specialist at Copyright Clearance Center. His background includes content strategy and creation in the health care and real estate industries. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn daughter, reading subversive literature, and supporting Arsenal Football Club.

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