Networking Coffee Break - Coffee Talk With SmarterServices

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Join us for our final virtual coffee talk. Grab a hot beverage and join us for an informal discussion and light networking as a connection between sessions. Carol Moody and Julie Myers, representing our sponsor SmarterServices, will lead off with a chat about academic continuity tools and equipping faculty, students, and their families for online learning.   

Due to COVID-19, higher education currently looks different. But faculty are still teaching and students are still learning. However, the tools they are now using have become more important than ever. In this session, we will discuss some of the challenges institutions, faculty, and students are facing and tools your school can use to meet those challenges. Let’s talk about the real issues and get some concrete ideas on how to address them going forward as our new normal arises. Planning for Academic Continuity is now a reality for most institutions and this session will increase your level of awareness of how teaching and learning in the new normal impacts students, teachers, and institutions.



Carol has worked with educators for over 20 years in a variety of roles including sales/account management, staff development, technology implementation/training, marketing/communications, and most recently as Senior Solutions Consultant/Sales Manager at SmarterServices. In her role at SmarterServices she enjoys helping administrators explore how to improve student success, protect academic integrity, and grow online/distance programs at their institutions. She has a Marketing Degree from Troy University and an M.B.A. from Auburn University.
Julie has worked in higher education for over 23 years with a BS degree from Faulkner University. After staying home with her young children, she began her career at a local university focusing on student support & success before moving on to SmarterServices. As the first sales & account manager there, she has worked with hundreds of institutions learning about student success, higher ed challenges, QEP, and accrediting standards that impact school initiatives. Her expertise lies in technology, internal operations, marketing, & identifying specific needs within organizations.

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