Talks from Schoology experts and thought leaders within education.
Jeremy Friedman is CEO and Co-Founder of Schoology.
Jeremy Friedman, dissatisfied with the cumbersome systems for teaching and learning in his courses, co-founded Schoology while an undergraduate at Washington University in St. Louis in 2009. As Schoology’s CEO, Jeremy combined the simple usability of student-centric apps with the power of enterprise-class teaching solutions, redefining the learning management system to deliver institutions total adoption and total insights.
He is now widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in the education technology industry and has led Schoology to serve more than one thousand enterprise customers and 11 million faculty, students, and, advisors. Jeremy was selected as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.
Jennie Magiera is the Chief Innovation Officer for Des Plaines School District 62 and the author of Courageous Edventures.
She was previously the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership and a Chicago Public Schools math teacher. A White House Champion for Change, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator and TEDx Speaker, Jennie has been working to redefine teaching and learning through innovative new practices. Jennie is also passionate about transforming professional learning, having served on the Technical Working Group for the US Department of Education’s National Educational Technology Plan and co-founding PLAYDATE and other new conference concepts. Aside from her students, Jennie's great loves in life are sci-fi, mashed potatoes, Tabasco sauce, her dog and her husband.
Neeru Khosla is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of CK-12 Foundation, a non-profit organization, which aims to provide K-12 learning materials that is customizable, personalized, aligned to requirements, and free for all, in the US and worldwide. These include digital textbooks, individual concepts, and learning pathways.
Mrs. Khosla currently serves on several advisory boards, including the Board of Directors for High Tech High School’s Graduate School of Education, the Advisory Board for the Wikimedia Foundation, the Advisory Board for DonorsChoose, the Advisory Board for IDEO.org, the Advisory Board for Stanford University’s School of Education, is one of the founding members of the K-12 Initiative of the Design School (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design) at Stanford University, and a former member of The Nueva School Board of Trustees.
Mrs. Khosla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Delhi University/San Jose State University, a Master’s of Science degree in Molecular Biology from San Jose State University, and a Master’s of Education degree from Stanford University.
Ryan Hwang is the CoFounder and VP, Product of Schoology
Ryan leads product strategy and management for Schoology, guiding the design of new innovations and managing the full product roadmap. His intense focus on intuitive usability and commitment to designing user experiences from the student outwards to the enterprise has resulted in Schoology being recognized as the easiest learning management system to learn and use, and has earned Schoology 6 CODiE awards including the CODiE for Best Overall Education Solution.
Ryan is recognized as one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Education. He helped start Schoology while earning his BS in International Business and BA in Marketing at Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Tim Clark is the former Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Forsyth County Schools, GA and current Vice President of Learning Innovation, SAFARI Montage where he provides guidance to districts in strategic planning & professional development for integrating technology and designing digital curriculum.
He has been an educator for 25+ years and has taught all grade levels, ESL & gifted learners. Tim promotes Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) and mobile learning to empower students and teachers with their personal technology tools for building learning communities. He is the author of the BYOTNetwork blog, co-moderates a weekly Twitter chat (#byotchat) and contributes to the website byotchat.com. He has been featured in NBC News, EdTech Magazine & many other news outlets.
Throughout his career, he has been a vocal advocate for the use of instructional technology and digital content to increase achievement & motivation, encourage collaboration, facilitate critical thinking and construct innovative learning environments.
Scott Fuller is Next Generation Learning Coordinator of Colorado Springs School District 11. His experience designing and leading innovative learning models enables him to work closely with educators, community stakeholders, and national thought leaders to enact meaningful change in our education system.
Following his 13 year stint as a classroom teacher and innovation coach, Scott took on his current role where he empowers school leaders and educators to develop relevant learning experiences for all.
Scott specializes in coaching around the implementation of personalized learning models, change management, human-centered design thinking, and competency-based systems.
Scott has taught in Flint, Michigan, Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. In his spare time, he is passionate about inclusion, music, travel, and spending time with his siblings and nieces.
Scott tweets @TheScottFuller