Category: Success Stories

Career Pathways Conference

San Diego County Office of Education gets K-12 Students Career Ready

Summary To improve student career readiness, the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) hosts recurring virtual and in-person professional development conferences for the region’s educators with the help of Sched.  San Diego County Office of Education’s story  San Diego County has half a million K-12 students and 42 different school districts, each with their…

Integra Schools Virtual Event With Sched

Integra Schools pivots from virtual to in-person events with Sched

Summary In an effort to improve virtual learning and address online knowledge gaps in Panama’s leading private schools, last year’s professional development conference used Sched to plan, present and manage the entire conference virtually. The collaboration continues as the company tackles the shift to in-person events in 2023.  Integra Schools’ story  Founded in 2018, Integra…

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K-12 educational event planning: Los Gatos Union School District

Introduction The Los Gatos Union School District (LGUSD) recently hosted its Professional Development Day with 162 elementary teachers, site administrators, five principals, two assistant principals, and even some district leadership in attendance.  We caught up with Rhonda Beasley, the Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, to hear more about how they used Sched to pull…

We The Educators Success Story

How Civic Spirit Used Sched to Create Community

In February 2021, amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, non-profit Civic Spirit hosted one of their most involved events to date: a virtual 3-week civics symposium. The symposium, called We the Educators, aimed to equip teachers with the skills to have important conversations with students about participating in their schools, their communities and their country.  To…

Social Justice Week

How Jesuit High School Used Sched For Social Justice

As the cornerstone of Social Justice Week at Jesuit High School in Portland, OR, the Jesuit Day of Community & Action was a day for students and faculty/staff to engage in a “mini-conference” with a keynote address and workshops on a variety of issues related to social justice. Taking place on March 17, 2021, students,…

Stemxyouth Summit

How STEMxYouth Summit Doubled Attendance Of The Student-Run Event

About STEMxYouth Summit The STEMxYouth Summit, a student-planned and student-run all day conference, sponsored by the Student Technology Leadership Team at Marymount School of New York. The summit brings thought leaders, trailblazers, pathfinders, influencers, growth hackers, students and educators together to discuss the next generation of STEMx. The STEMxYouth Summit started seven years ago as…

Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival

Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival

The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival has been lighting up the theatre scene in Chicago since 2013. The organizers were considering canceling their event this year in light of the pandemic, but they decided to test out our virtual platform to see how their festival might thrive in a new environment. They adapted their performance structure…

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California Student Mental Wellness Conference

Challenge The 2020 California Student Mental Wellness Conference was especially crucial this year given the state of learning environments in a time of social distancing and the on-going fight for social justice. Not only were they expecting to keep providing important conversations and solutions for student mental health professionals by bringing together educators, school administrators…

Whole Human Summit

Whole Human Summit

Whole Human Summit is doing the amazing work of creating more equitable conditions for marginalized people in health care and research. Over the course of 2 months, they’re hosting 10 virtual sessions on topics of equity and access to inclusion and belonging all centered around health care and research.  The goal of these sessions is…

Digital Promise Interview

SCHED for Educators and Digital Learning [Video]

School districts across the US are still unsure what classrooms will look like this fall and plans are changing weekly. This past spring, teachers transitioned to virtual learning and many of us have heard and often experienced first hand the struggles of having kids home from school all day every day. This struggle is also…

Remote Team

Working Remotely with SCHED [Video]

When the one criteria for programming is that it makes you laugh, you know it’s going to be a good time. The team behind SF Sketchfest works remotely from locations all over the US up until their event. See how they pull off the beloved comedy event that takes over San Francisco every January.  We…