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March 18, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: Apogee to Speak at ACE2021, American Council on Education Annual Meeting Session focuses on importance of aligning technology and pedagogy to meet blended learning needs of students in the pandemic world and beyond

Austin, TX, March 18, 2021, ACEApogee, the only managed services provider solely focused on higher education, announced that it will present at this year’s American Council on Education (ACE) Annual Meeting in a session titled “Aligning Technology and Pedagogy to Win in 2021” on March 23, 2021.

Utilizing a podcast-like discussion format, the session will underscore the importance of collaboration between business officers and CIOs to align technology and pedagogy so that blended learning can flourish. Apogee will showcase two case studies – one small college and one large university – that put mission over operations to succeed during the pandemic and beyond.

Organized by the nation’s largest higher education organization, ACE2021 will be held virtually from March 22 to March 24. Apogee session details, including date, time, speakers, and topic description, follow:

What: “Align Technology and Pedagogy to Win in 2021”

When: Focus Zone Session on Tuesday, March 23, 11:00 am – 11:30 am Eastern

Who: Matt Loecke, Executive Vice President, Apogee, and Teresa de Onis, Vice President of Marketing, Apogee

Topic: Enhancing traditional learning with online learning modalities to deliver an exceptional blended learning experience requires cross-departmental alignment. A strong partnership with IT is imperative to drive robust and reliable technology infrastructure, operational excellence, financial predictability, and pedagogical and cultural alignment. The extent to which Presidents, Provosts, CFOs, Housing, and CIOs collaborate will determine the level of innovation and differentiation that can be achieved. This thought-provoking discussion will focus on higher ed leaders’ role in driving innovations in blended learning.

To register for ACE2021 before its March 21 deadline, log in here. ACE mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice.

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