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Planning for Mobile Learning: Strategies for Success

Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Content Director



Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST
Duration: 1 hour


Recent high-profile mistakes in deploying tablet computers in Los Angeles schools and elsewhere highlight the need for sound planning when rolling out a mobile learning initiative.

In this free, one-hour event, you’ll hear from experts as they reveal the keys to successfully planning and launching a mobile learning program in your own schools.

Attend this webinar and you’ll learn…

• How the right infrastructure can make a big difference between failure and success.

• What to consider when choosing a device that best meets your students’ needs.

• The mistakes you should avoid, and the often-overlooked keys to success.




Webinar Speakers


Marie Bjerede
Project Director, CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative








Marie Bjerede is a nationally recognized authority on mobile learning, the Founder of e-Mergents LLC, and a 25-year veteran executive leader in high-tech and wireless communication development. Bjerede now advises schools, startups, and technology leaders on the products, practices, and platforms that enable and scale authentic learning and teaching with technology and is the Project Director for CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative.


Traci Parrish
HQ Education Marketing Strategist
Product Management and Development, Verizon Wireless








Traci Parrish is a key part of the core team responsible for providing a bridge between public school innovators and the Verizon National Education Team. During her tenure with Verizon, Parrish has focused on education mobile learning services and has held positions in education sales, marketing and thought-leadership.

Prior to joining Verizon, Ms. Parrish played a leadership role in the delivery of crisis communication services and strategic communications plans for both K-12 and Higher Ed administrators throughout the southern United States. Additionally, Ms. Parrish actively participates in a number of K-12 Administrator, K-12 Public Relations and Instructional Technology organizations.

Ms. Parrish is currently a subject matter expert for Verizon at various education conferences and in industry trade publications on topics ranging from mobility, security, and unified communications and collaboration.

Verizon provides student access that support growth, innovation and security in mobile learning. With a platform-based portfolio of industry-leading mobility, cloud and IT, strategic networking and advanced communications offerings, along with specialized solutions for education, Verizon combines unparalleled expertise, innovation and technology to bring together teachers, students and environments.



Dennis Pierce
Editor in Chief, eSchool News









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