EdTech Procurement is broken. American K-12 schools spend over $20 billion annually on instructional materials for students. This money is often spent without any measure of the impact on students. As a result, schools unintentionally waste public funds, provide students inferior or inappropriate materials, and perpetuate a system that makes it difficult for new, more effective curricula and instructional materials to break into the market, chilling investor interest in building -solutions.
Our panel will shed light on:
- Opportunities & new models to unlock K-12 edtech market
- Innovations that can make edtech procurement more transparent and responsive
Additional Supporting Materials
- Participants will learn about innovative approaches to procurement – including new paradigms and cooperative purchasing models.
- Participants will understand how they can better introduce new products into the market stream of school procurement.
- Participants will be exposed to existing best practices – which they can replicate or deploy in their work.
- Harold Levy, Executive director, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
- Hal Friedlander, CIO, New York City Department of Education
- Celina Morgan-Standard, SVP Global Business Dev, The New York Academy of Sciences
Giuseppe Basili, Dir, Strategic Initiatives, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
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