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Education’s Overnight Transformation

As we navigate distance learning with children working online from home and the educational future of many young adults uncertain, education leaders are in daily discussions about how to manage this inevitable disruption. Our expert panelists will provide on-the-ground insight into the systems and structures being explored, and answer questions about how we can better prepare ourselves for the future of education. TUNE IN TO OUR FB PAGE FOR THIS LIVE EVENT.

DR. MARY A. PAPAZIAN became President of San Jose State University in 2016. Milestones under her leadership include the groundbreaking of the Interdisciplinary Science Building, approval of plans to build a Science Park, and launch of the ten-year strategic plan, Transformation 2030. Before coming to San José State, Dr. Papazian served as President of Southern Connecticut State University and before that Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lehman College of The City University of New York. She also served as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Montclair State University in New Jersey, and as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

ANI SHABAZIAN, PhD holds a dual appointment at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) as a tenured Professor in the School of Education as well as Director of the LMU Children’s Center, an on-campus laboratory school. Previously, she served as a faculty member in the Applied Developmental Psychology Department at UCLA while simultaneously serving as the Executive Director of the UCLA Infant Development Program. Ani has trained internationally in orphanages in Budapest, Hungary, and early childhood centers in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

SEVANA PANOSIAN (moderator) is an award winning Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition instructor at El Camino High School in South San Francisco. Panosian holds a Masters of Fine Arts from SFSU’s Writing program and is a master teacher through SFSU’s Teacher Education program where she trains student teachers in curriculum, equity, education technology, and classroom management.



April 22
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


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