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NYC: From Chalkboards to Smartboards

October 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

From Chalkboards to Smartboards

Crowdfunding Media & Technology in the Classroom and Column Five Media present a study of media and technology trends in education, with a focus on crowdfunding. To improve student outcomes, teachers say technology is THE most critical expenditure a school district can make. Yet, many teachers don’t have the technology they need to teach, especially in our country’s highest poverty schools. Explore the data with and ColumnFive and talk through the report. is an online charity platform for American public school educators to crowdfund classroom supplies, field trips, and more. Column Five Media is a content marketing agency that aims to educate, engage, and inspire people through powerful visual storytelling. Their company’s foundation is supported by five “columns” or values: Be good to each other, value our partners, do good work, be humble, and experiment often.

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: HQ 134 W. 37th St., Floor 11, New York, NY 10018


More about our speakers: 

Katie Bisbee (CMO, – Katie leads the marketing and branding for, engaging over 2 million donors and teachers in supporting public school classrooms. Before forming the marketing team four years ago, Katie led the expansion to serve schools across the east coast.




Abby Wood (Producer, Column Five Media) – As a producer at Column Five, Abby leads various interactive, design, and motion projects for the creative team. Previously, she worked in the nonprofit sector developing Entertainment-Education programs for developing communities around the world.




Vlad Dubovskiy (Data Scientist, – Vlad leads the data science team at, which publishes findings and open datasets on their blog, Aside from getting insights that inform decisions, Vlad likes user experience design, data mining, lean startups, nature and backpacking. Before joining he was a co-founder and product designer at Unreasonable Institute, Greenlighted and Startup Festival. 


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October 28, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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