Weekly Update

Meet Our 1st Expert-in-Residence

By February 2, 2021 No Comments
Weekly Update

We’re excited to announce that Dr Marcus Howard has joined our team as the first EdHub Expert-in-Residence. Dr Howard’s role as the EIR is to oversee the Education Innovation Fellowship which supports individuals and teams building early-stage education programs and startups. Dr Howard’s experience as an educator, edtech entrepreneur, and leading strategic innovations for Teach For America makes him an incredible fit for overseeing the next phase of EdHub’s Education Innovation Fellowship.

“We must prepare all young people by affording them the opportunity to develop skills for the 21st century. To help realize this vision, we must be intentional in grounding the voices of those furthest from opportunity in the design and implementation of the new ideas coming out of EdHub.”

— Dr Marcus Howard

Connect Opportunities

  • 🤝 Kanopi is looking for a co-founder and alpha testers
  • 🤝 GuessYourDog is looking for beta testers
  • 💰  InvestMidwest | Series A-B | $1-20M | Extended to Feb 8
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Lots of fresh ideas came out [Work In Progress], and a real bonus is the diversity of attendees– you’ve got all kinds of interested people represented, and you are bound, therefore, to make a good connection or two. Our project onboarded 2 into our development network, as a result of the event.

—Thomas P

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