Uncovering Lessons Learned and Strategies for Higher Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

AACTE logo - Old Dominion University logoAACTE and Old Dominion University co-presents a webinar with faculty advising world nations on COVID-19. During this AACTE member-only webinar, President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone will interview Dr. Helen Crompton, associate professor from the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies at AACTE member institution Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Crompton specializes in examining lessons learned from how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education. She was working at the United Nations (UNESCO) Headquarters in Paris where she studied the disruptive impact of COVID-19 on education in international countries that were affected before the pandemic became widespread in America. In the interview, she will reveal crucial findings from those foreign countries and strategies to best serve the educational and mental well being of our students and faculty. She will also share considerations and specific tools for faculty new to online teaching and ways to keep connected with students.

Date: April 15, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3WRBoE4PTXiLfOcyosjr_w


Helen CromptonDr. Helen Crompton is an associate professor of Instructional Technology, director of the Virtual Reality Lab, and director of the Technology Enhanced Learning Lab (TELL) at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is a highly experienced researcher, educator, author and presenter in the field of educational technology. She draws from over 25 years in education and holds a Ph.D. in educational technology and mathematics education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Crompton was officially recognized as one of nine mobile learning experts in the world by the United Nations. She has received numerous awards in the USA and her home country England for her work in technology integration. She works as a consultant for the United Nations advising and writing on technology in education and for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in designing courses and coaching. She has published over 100 articles on technology integration.

Lynn M. GangoneDr. Lynn M. Gangone is president and CEO of the American Association of the Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE and a seasoned education leader with association, agency, and campus-based leadership experience. As a faculty member, campus senior administrator, association executive, and lobbyist and policy analyst, Gangone brings a unique perspective to her work. She began her career in education working on Carl Perkins Vocational Equity grants, working through the New York State Education Department, and later, New Jersey, developing and delivering PK-12 professional development to teachers and guidance counselors. Later, as vice president of the Maryland Independent College and University Association, she led the association’s academic policy and related lobbying work, with specific oversight of teacher education and education accreditation. She has held faculty appointments at two colleges of education, the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (DC) as a visiting professor, and a full professor (clinical) at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education. Gangone received an Ed.D. and M.Ed., with a concentration in organizations and leadership, from Teachers College, Columbia University (NY); an M.S. and C.A.S. in counseling psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York; and a B.A. in political science from the College of New Rochelle.


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