MEDIA ADVISORY: Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to Keynote NISOD Annual Meeting

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Pearson presentations to focus on community colleges, innovation and technology, workforce development and social media

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Student Success: Motivating and Engaging Community College Students

Pearson plc CEO Marjorie Scardino will deliver keynote remarks at the opening session of the 32nd annual NISOD International Conference on Teaching & Leadership Excellence on Sunday, May 30 at 4:30PM.

Pearson representatives also will give presentations focused on success in community colleges, innovation and technology, workforce development and social media during the meeting.

A complete schedule of Pearson presentations is below.

The National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development is dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrators and staff, and to the continued improvement of teaching and learning, with the ultimate goal of student success. More than 700 community colleges around the world are NISOD members, including large community college districts, urban and technical colleges and small, rural colleges.

Keynote Remarks: Marjorie Scardino, CEO of Pearson plc

When: Sunday, May 30, 4:30PM
Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 East Caesar Chavez St.

Presentation: “Student Success: Motivating and Engaging Community College Students”

Amy Baldwin, Steve Piscitelli and Robert Sherfield—Founders, National Institute for Student Success and Pearson authors
When: Preconference—Sunday, May 30, 9:30AM-3PM
Where: Austin Convention Center—Room 18C, Level 4

Presentation:    “Increase Impact: Quickly Implementing Revenue-Generating Workforce Development Programs”

Pat Leonard—Executive Director, Pearson Workforce Education
When: Monday, May 31, 11:15AM
Where: Austin Convention Center—Room 18A, Level 4

Presentation: “Steps for Innovation: Creativity in Classroom Assessment & Delivery”

Jeff Borden—Senior Director, Teaching and Learning, Pearson eCollege
When: Monday, May 31, 1:30PM
Where: Austin Convention Center—Room 18B, Level 4

Presentation—“Enabling Mobile Learning: eBooks, Readers and Other Mobile Devices”

Bill Zobrist—Director, Emerging and Online Product Strategy
When: Tuesday, June 1, 10AM
Where: Austin Convention Center—Room 13A, Level 4

Presentation: “Social Media and Higher Education: The Common Ground”

Hester Tinti-Kane—Director, Online Marketing and Research, Pearson Learning Solutions; Jeff Seaman—Co-Director, Babson Survey Research Group; and Justin Levy—Director of Business Development, Corporate Strategy and Client Services, New Marketing Labs
When: Tuesday, June 1, 1:30PM
Where: Austin Convention Center—Room 19B, Level 4

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Media Contact: Susan Aspey, (347) 421-2473


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