SOURCE: LearnLaunch

LearnLaunch

February 11, 2014 08:00 ET

Media Alert: Mayor Martin J. Walsh to Explore New Models of Digital Learning in Partnership With Boston's edtech Leaders at LearnLaunch

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh and senior staff will visit LearnLaunch, New England's leading edtech organization, to discuss new models for public-private partnership to improve education and support the creation of new edtech companies. He will meet with LearnLaunch founders, participate in demonstrations of newly developed technologies, and address the education innovation community.

Located in Boston's Back Bay, LearnLaunch is home to more than 35 edtech companies and 100 entrepreneurs. On Monday, its accelerator program, LearnLaunchX announced that seven innovative education companies had been selected to participate in the three-month program of intensive coaching and mentoring. 

WHEN:
10:00 am on Wednesday February 12, 2014

WHERE:
31 St. James Avenue, Suite 920, Boston, MA

WHO:
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston Public Schools Chief of Staff Melissa Dodd, Boston Public Schools CIO Mark Racine, Advisor to the Mayor Landon Dickey, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics Nigel Jacobs and Chris Osgood, LearnLaunch Founders, and edtech Entrepreneurs

About LearnLaunch
LearnLaunch is dedicated to connecting, educating, and growing New England's ecosystem of edtech entrepreneurs, educators, investors, companies, and policy leaders to drive innovation and transform learning. It provides a vibrant community, events, the LearnLaunchX accelerator program, and a collaborative co-working space to promote the growth of education technology entrepreneurship in Boston, the education mecca of the world. For more information, please visit us at www.learnlaunch.com

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