Learning Forward 2020 Annual Conference

Save the Date! This year’s conference will be virtual. This year’s theme is Innovate for Impact, addressing questions such as: How can professional learning solve the challenges we facein the upcoming school year? What innovative solutions do education leaders need to know aboutfor professional learning policies, systems, and practices? How can […]

Supporting Educators During COVID-19

Just as teachers are designing new models of learning, Learning Forward is designing new ways to support schools and systems as they provide professional learning support for teachers, coaches, and leaders to ensure they are collaboratively adapting and continuing to work toward a common vision of excellent teaching and learning […]

Zoom Security Updates

Zoom has released the following articles/updates: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/20/keep-uninvited-guests-out-of-your-zoom-event/ https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/best-practices-for-securing-your-virtual-classroom/ https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/zoom-use-of-facebook-sdk-in-ios-client/ *** Newest Zoom client release removed Meeting ID from meeting bar, moved invite button to Participants, disabled third-party file transfers and clickable links in meeting chat, and added a Security icon to centralize in-meeting security controls.  There’s been a lot of noise in the media recently around Zoom privacy and […]

FERPA: Student Privacy

Student Privacy Policy Office (SPPO) presented a webinar on “Student Privacy – FERPA and Virtual Learning During COVID-19.” The webinar was in response to the many questions we have received about FERPA as educators and students shift to learning online during this time of social distancing. SPPO distilled most of […]

Zoom: Security Updates

Here is a quick overview of Zoom’s latest release – highlighting the number of new enhancements created specifically for ensuring the security and privacy of the product. For more information on these changes, please reference the full Release Notes.  Security Toolbar Icon for Hosts The meeting host will now have […]

Help for Teaching PE Online

Although most parts of our world are experiencing significant challenges related to COVID-19, we are EXCITED to be able to share with you SEVERAL tangible resources assembled by members and the leadership of the SDA-HPERA to help those teaching physical education to our students. Here are the categories: A) Two interactive trainings […]

Webinar: Working From Home

𝗪𝗲𝗯𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗿: 𝗧𝗶𝗽𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗛𝗼𝗺𝗲 Many organizations are creating opportunities and policies for working remotely, and not only to promote social distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. As early as 2012, nearly 39% of employees spent some portion of their working hours outside the office, according to Gallup. Making the transition from an office […]

Adventist Risk Management

With the continued spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 causing concern around the world, Adventist Risk Management, Inc. (ARM) is committed to providing relevant information for our clients regarding travel information, insurance coverages, and tips for preventing the spread of this serious disease. Visit the full information on our website. […]

Here to Help!

With the continued spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 causing concern around the world, we are committed to providing relevant information to our schools.