Planning for Virtual Learning Success in Rural Education

Thursday, July 14, 2022 

Facilitator: Dr. Stacey Adamiak
Edmentum Advocacy Consultant

Get started on a successful school year for virtual learning, especially in rural districts with two virtual learning experts sharing stories, successes, and pitfalls to avoid.

We touch on these topics:

  • ​ Retaining students via a virtual model
  • ​ Keeping students and educators engaged
  • ​ Closing gaps and accelerating learning
  • ​ Improving graduation and dropout rates

Our guest speaker is Dr. Brent Comer from Mitchell Community Schools.

This is the first in our 2022-23 Rural Education Webinar Series.

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Dr. Stacey Adamiak
Edmentum Advocacy Consultant

Dr. Adamiak is an experienced district administrator with proven success in branding, staffing, differentiating, and scaling systemic virtual program models. In this capacity, she has navigated the processes of change while closing achievement gaps.

She is passionate about partnering with school district and state leaders to provide personalized learning options for K-12 students.

Dr. Brent Comer
Superintendent, Mitchell Community Schools

Dr. Comer earned his bachelor's degree in secondary education from Ball State University and his master's degree in education, secondary administration, and elementary education from Indiana University. He later received his school administration degree and doctorate from Indiana State University.

In 2018, he founded GKG Education Consulting as chief consultant. He was the lead education consultant for school improvement, school turnaround, organizational culture, instructional practices, and school leadership until he was hired by MCS.

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Are you a rural leader considering next steps for your existing virtual learning models?

How will those next steps expand access and opportunity for all learners? How could these models solve for system challenges such as teacher retention and shortage, student choice, enrollment fluctuation and more?

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