Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | GoToWebinar

When Learning is Everywhere: Adapting to COVID and Beyond

Time : 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PT

About the Event

Dave Thurman, Dean/CEO of Northeastern University Seattle will be joined by Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent of Highline Public Schools, and Dr. Kevin McCarthy, President of Renton Technical College, to explore how institutions and educators have responded to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. Join the panel to hear about the ever-evolving education landscape, from implementing learning technologies to adjusting for an asynchronous curriculum.

Learn about Northeastern University’s Doctor of Education from Teaching Professor, Dr. Chris Unger. The online Doctor of Education program at Northeastern University in Seattle is designed to support your role as an adult learner, working professional, and scholar-practitioner.

Panelists:

Dave Thurman
Dean & CEO of Northeastern University’s Seattle campus

Dave Thurman currently serves as Dean & CEO of Northeastern University’s Seattle campus Since joining Northeastern in 2018, he has launched industry-driven programs in data analytics, cybersecurity, and security & resilience studies, expanded Northeastern’s South Lake Union campus, and helped built active partnerships with key technology and life science companies.

Prior to Northeastern, Thurman spent two decades with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, initially leading research activities in human-machine interaction, then managing the laboratory’s data analytics and cybersecurity technology portfolio. Thurman received his BS degrees in mathematics and computer science from the University of Oregon, and his MS in human-machine systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Susan Enfield

Superintendent, Highline Public Schools

A high school English, journalism and ELL teacher, Susan served as Chief Academic Officer and then as Interim Superintendent for Seattle Public Schools before coming to Highline in 2012. She previously held leadership positions in Evergreen Public Schools (Vancouver, WA), Portland Public Schools and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Susan is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and earned master’s degrees from Stanford University and Harvard University. She also holds a doctoral degree in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard’s Urban Superintendents Program.

Dr. Kevin McCarthy
President, Renton Technical College

McCarthy assumed the presidency in July 2015 after serving as vice president of instruction at Lake Washington Institute of Technology and dean of the Health Sciences, Education, and Wellness Institute at Bellevue College. He also served as the associate vice president of instruction at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore.

Dr. McCarthy received his Ph.D. and master's degrees in American history from the University of Mississippi. He began his career as an educator and administrator at Colorado Rocky Mountain School. He also served as an instructor at the University of Mississippi and a visiting assistant professor at the University of Georgia.



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About Northeastern Seattle

The Seattle regional campus, launched in 2013, is located in South Lake Union, an epicenter for innovation and discovery. Home to a wide variety of companies and institutions that share the university’s vision, South Lake Union serves as a hub for cutting-edge thought leaders who inspire, create, and execute on new technologies and research daily. Northeastern University in Seattle is dedicated to delivering an education that’s industry-responsive, employer-aligned, and student-centered.

About Northeastern Seattle

The Seattle regional campus, launched in 2013, is located in South Lake Union, an epicenter for innovation and discovery. Home to a wide variety of companies and institutions that share the university’s vision, South Lake Union serves as a hub for cutting-edge thought leaders who inspire, create, and execute on new technologies and research daily. Northeastern University in Seattle is dedicated to delivering an education that’s industry-responsive, employer-aligned, and student-centered.