Back to top

How Philanthropy Can Support Innovation, Equity and the Future of Education in the COVID-19 Era

Thursday, July 2, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Add to Calendar

Join the Greater LA Education Foundation and Grantmakers for Education for a discussion on how philanthropy can support innovations such as blended learning models, alternative methods of assessment, and tele-health supports. The discussion will also touch on equity concerns related to assessing learning loss, accelerating learning and access to high-quality online learning.



  • Celine Coggins, Ph.D., Executive Director, Grantmakers for Education 
  • John Garcia, Ed.L.D, President, Greater LA Education Foundation 



  • Robyn Anders, Ed.D., Coordinator, Instructional Technology, Burbank USD
  • James Honan, Ed.D., Faculty, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Miho Kubagawa, Ed.L.D., Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund
  • Debbie McHorney, Teacher on Special Assignment, Instructional Technology, Burbank USD
  • Tyler Thigpen, Ed.L.D, Co-founder & Head of Institute for Self Directed Learning & The Forest School


Presented in partnership with:


No cost to participate

Who May Attend
SCG and GFE members and eligible non-members

SCG and GFE members: Register online
Non-members: Register online. If you do not have an SCG account, contact us.
If you have additional questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Event type 
Funding Area