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January 12, 2021
Opinion | Michigan, act like a 2-year-old: Continuously ask, ‘Why?’
This article by Tom Watkins, Centric Learning’s Educational Advisor to China, was first published at Bridge Michigan. We made it through 2020. Onward to 2021. We can take pride in Governor Whitmer’s leadership adapting to the unpredictable chaos that COVID-19 wrought on our state.  Our governor played a pivotal leadership role in forging change in spite of a divided partisan legislature that often acted without any federal support, guidance or planning.  Let’s face […]
December 16, 2020
Ron J. Stefanski talks to EdNews about Centric Learning
This interview was conducted by Jimmy Kilpatrick and published first on Education News. EdNews was pleased to catch up with Ron J. Stefanski to learn more about his focus during this global pandemic, which has sent a tsunami wave across our education system. Ron is currently executive director of sales, marketing and business development for Centric Learning and has been a thought leader in education for the past two decades. He […]
December 10, 2020
Quality online learning is possible
This article by Tom Watkins, Centric Learning’s Educational Advisor to China, was first published at The Detroit News. During this COVID-19 pandemic, children have been forced into remote learning. What has followed are parents pulling their hair out, kids who are bored and education faltering. There is a lot of finger-pointing among parents, policymakers, local school boards and superintendents about e-learning not delivering the education our children need and deserve. […]
November 30, 2020
As COVID Has Changed the World, So Will Remote Learning
This article by Tom Watkins, Centric Learning’s Educational Advisor to China and advisor for the Michigan-China Innovation Center, was first published at China US Focus. The world is like a kaleidoscope – full of constant and unpredictable change. Who could have imagined a global pandemic upsetting our world and turning everything and everyone on its head as 2020 began? Fast forward nearly a year later and our global landscape has […]
October 19, 2020
Covid and E-learning – Changing the World, a conversation with Tom Watkins
This article was first published by Jimmy Kilpatrick, Editor of EducationViews.org – Tom Watkins I recently caught up with Tom Watkins who was on the cutting edge of sensible school reform as Michigan’s state superintendent of schools, (2001-05) and remains so today, to take a look at remote/e-learning in the time of Covid.  Tom has perhaps one of the most eclectic careers serving in leadership roles in K-12 and preschool education, […]
September 29, 2020
Ron Stefanski talks about achieving equity in education through Project-Based Learning
Ron Stefanski, Director of Sales and Marketing at Centric Learning, was invited to talk to J W. Marshall on the Voices of E-Learning podcast, which is presented by MarketScale. The pandemic forced educational institutions to abruptly pivot from the classroom to an online approach within a matter of days, and the results have possibly changed the way society will view learning for the foreseeable future. JW Marshall and Ron Stefanski […]
September 15, 2020
Commentary: Biggest limitation to online learning may be our imagination
This article by Ron Stefanski, Executive Director of Centric Learning, was first published in Crain’s Detroit Business. – As we let our imagination play itself out regarding the upcoming school year, we need to ask ourselves: Are we going to see children getting a great education, or are they going to fall behind? For parents who balanced the demands of doing their jobs remotely this past spring with children underfoot, often watching […]
September 3, 2020
Centric Learning elected Top Distance and Remote Learning Solution Provider
Centric Learning, founded by Glen Taylor and Beth Baker, has been elected Top Distance and Remote Learning Solution Provider by Education Technology Insights. Through our Centric platform, Centric Learning has built a growing WAY network of more than 60 school partners across the U.S. Under the WAY American School brand, England, China and Brazil offer international students an accredited American High School diploma on four continents, enabling graduates easier access to […]
June 16, 2020
DePaul University exclusive presentation for Centric Learning on June 19th
Join Centric Learning on June 19th at 2PM BRT for a live presentation with DePaul University.  Located In the heart of Chicago, IL, DePaul is the largest Catholic University in the USA with over 23,000 students! Feel free to look over the college website (www.depaul.edu) prior to the presentation.  Your questions are very welcome!  Any questions about this event, please contact the school counselor, Lisa Diaz, at lisa.diaz@wayamericanschool.com. Zoom link: […]
March 25, 2020
E-learning takes center stage with governors and superintendents
This interview was originally published on Education News (educationviews.org) Online learning has received more attention and focuses in the past week with the coronavirus shutting down universities, community colleges, and public, charter, and private schools here in the USA and across the globe. We all have heard of “digital natives” those young people who have grown up with technology, who are comfortable with it and absorb it into their daily […]
February 21, 2020
Centric Learning named one of the 10 Most Promising K-12 Tech Companies of 2019
Centric Learning was recognized by CIOReview Magazine as one of the 10 Most Promising K-12 Technology Consulting/Service Companies of 2019. This is the annual listing of 10 companies that are the forefront of providing K-12 technology consulting services and transforming business in the United States. The Centric platform is a personalized learning program for students looking for an excellent educational experience, facilitated by personalized, project-based, online learning experiences with face-to-face […]
September 30, 2019
Beth Baker elected Crain’s 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership
Beth Baker, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of the WAY Program and Centric Learning, was elected Crain’s 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership. The nominees were selected by a team of Crain’s Detroit Business editors based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the field, contributions to their community and mentorship of others. Crain’s Detroit Business explained their choice: Beth Baker… taps into the knowledge of great teachers by using proven, evidence-based best practices and […]

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