As education leaders, this is our chance to do more than simply return to the status quo after COVID-19. Instead, let us seize this opportunity to reorient ourselves to the real challenge we face: helping our learners achieve success in an essentially transformed world.

This session will delve into the basic needs insecurities that students in both higher education and K-12 are currently facing as part of the COVID-19 crisis and the opportunities and solutions that are arising to address those critical needs

Industry experts delve into the complexities of Basic Needs, ranging from:
  • Complications to learning due to lack of basic needs
  • Unique insecurities for learners in K-12 and higher education, highlighting results from #RealCollege During the Pandemic report
  • Innovative solutions to address basic need insecurities

Panelists are Sara Goldrick-Rab, the Founder of the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice and a leading voice on housing and food insecurity, and college affordability; Dr. David Miyashiro, the Superintendent of the Cajon Valley Union School District; and Richard Carranza, Chancellor of New York City Schools. This discussion is moderated by Tina Gridiron, VP of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning.




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Overview

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT
Duration: 75 minutes

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Presenters

Sara Goldrick-Rab

Sara Goldrick-Rab
Founder of the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice
Dr.
 David Miyashiro

Dr. David Miyashiro
Superintendent of the Cajon Valley Union School District
Richard Carranza

Richard Carranza
Chancellor, New York City Department of Education
Tina Gridiron

Tina Gridiron
VP, ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning