October 19, 2020 – AUSTIN, Texas – Ed-Fi Alliance, a non-profit, dedicated to empowering a community of educators with real-time, comprehensive student data today announced Sal Khan of Khan Academy will be the keynote speaker of Ed-Fi Exchange Live, a new virtual experience.
Sal Khan has revolutionized education with technology, open interaction, and a personalized approach to learning with his free, world-class curriculum that is available to anyone, anywhere through Khan Academy.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sal to Ed-Fi’s high impact event and we’re even more happy to bring in this pioneer in online education to the Ed-Fi Community. The Ed-Fi Alliance has been working for years to transform education through innovative technology systems at scale that empower educators with data and resources,” said Caroline Kazmierski, Director, Marketing and Communications, Ed-Fi Alliance.
Both Sal and his team and the Ed-Fi Alliance have been working for years to transform education through innovative technology systems at scale that empowering educators with data and resources,” said Caroline Kazmierski, Director, Marketing and Communications, Ed-Fi Alliance.
On November 11 and 12 Ed-Fi will be hosting its inaugural virtual experience; Exchange Live. Ed-Fi’s robust community of technology leaders have been contributing their best ideas and innovations to the Ed-Fi Exchange, an online hub for community contributions, for years. This event brings the exchange of best practices and ideas to life with a live, community-driven event.
“As leaders in education technology, now is the moment when the work of the Ed-Fi Community will be at the center of education success for this school year, and well into the future with Sal Khan kicking-off our new virtual event.”
Ed-Fi Exchange Live will take place November 11th-12th with Sal Khan keynoting he event at 10:30 am CDT. To register for the virtual experience event, please visit our website.
About Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. Khan Academy focuses on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations, so there’s no limit to what they can learn next!
About Ed-Fi Alliance
The Ed-Fi Alliance is a nationwide community of leading educators, technologists, and data advocates connecting student data systems in order to transform education. A not-for-profit organization founded in 2012, by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Ed-Fi aims to boost student achievement by empowering educators with real-time, comprehensive insight into every student.
Ed-Fi technologies streamline data management in school districts and states across the country. By allowing schools to integrate data previously siloed within disconnected tools and software—and organizing it through a single, secure data standard —Ed-Fi solves one of the country’s most perplexing educational challenges: how to get a complete, accurate view of individual student achievement, so that every student can receive the support they need when they need it most.