Ask The Expert: 2021 Expectations
Exploring education in the new year with leading experts
Transformational education & technology expert
Cobb is a trusted education and technology leader in K-12 and higher education. Cobb works with K-12 and higher education leaders on best practices for using technology to provide accessible and equitable learning opportunities for all students. Previously she served as a business education teacher in Alabama, where her program earned recognition as a Top 10 program in the state. While working in K-12 public education, Cobb had the opportunity to support the district as a technology coordinator and member of the School Improvement Team. Cobb earned her Doctor of Education from the University of Alabama where her research centered on transformational learning in faculty professional development.
Accessibility Evangelist and Senior Customer Success Manager, Verbit
Ready has served the education industry for 20+ years and worked for 35+ years in accessibility. Ready studied at Columbia International University and the University of Central Missouri. Ready’s first language is American Sign Language, and he has been part of the deaf community through his parents, who are both deaf, since birth. His parents were teachers at the Missouri School for the Deaf.
Customer Success Manager, Verbit
Stoltz is a K-12 and higher education influencer, working with educational institutions to help them bring their accessibility plans to life. In addition to serving as a former 6th grade math teacher in the state of Florida, Stoltz has significant experience working with district and school leaders in curriculum implementation across urban, rural and suburban environments. Bethany supported some of the nation’s largest districts in their shift to student-centered school environments through leader and teacher professional development and strategic planning.