Verizon Innovative Learning educators used their expertise to support entire district during pandemic
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By: Kenrya Rankin
Verizon Innovative Learning coaches Jenni Sherrill and Sara Newman and principal Dr. Carrie Carr say the resources and professional development provided by the program helped them support their school district during the pandemic.
Verizon Frontline technology has been delivered to 14 locations in Arizona by the Verizon Response Team (VRT) to help enable mission-critical communications in remote areas as first responders battle wildfires throughout the state.
The VRT is supporting, or has supported, interagency fire management teams in their efforts to combat 11 wildfires in Arizona.
Verizon Frontline is the advanced network and technology built for first responders, developed over three decades of partnership with the public safety community.
Estella Tse is a big deal in the VR art world, standing at the intersection of augmented and virtual reality tech with traditional studio culture. The creative director and artist-in-residence for tech giants like Google and Snapchat has traveled the world doing live VR demonstrations like re-creating Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss, Rembrandt’s Night Watch and other major works of art.
But lately she’s immersed in a different reality: nature. Tse is studying how nature and tech can merge to help the environment.
In the early 2000s, Alok Kanojia’s future wasn’t rendering like it should.
A first-generation Texan raised by Indian immigrant parents, Alok was coming up on two years of academic probation with a GPA in the 2.0 range. As he slept through exams and threw out his grades without looking at them, Alok was rejected from medical school 120 times over three years. Gaming became a way to cope, but it wasn’t changing the outcome.
NEW YORK /3BL Media/ - Verizon today released its first-ever Human Capital Report, outlining the company’s commitment to attract the best talent, develop its employees to their full potential and inspire employees to build their careers at Verizon.
The report provides a blueprint for how Verizon keeps its more than 133,000 employees around the world engaged in an increasingly competitive labor market. It also focuses on how it is building on past successes to upskill its V Team to continue to lead in the age of 5G technology and beyond.
Verizon Innovative Learning has provided thousands of students at Title I middle schools across the nation with advanced technology, next-generation curriculum and devices and data access that they can use to explore STEM at school and at home. It only makes sense that some of those students would continue their studies and choose careers that put STEM front and center.