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If your School Buildings Need to Close due to COVID-19: Technology Considerations

Date: Wednesday - March 11, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Roundtable
Target audience: Technology personnel, administrators

If Your School Closes: Technology Considerations

A Roundtable

Avi Bloom

Director of Technology 
SAR High School

Wednesday, March 11 (4:00 - 5:00 pm)


In this roundtable, Avi will review the path SAR High School has taken in the past two weeks or so, as the school has closed and faculty, students, and staff are quarantined. He will discuss what they had in place, how they prepared, and how they managed to get the entire school online. He will talk about the obstacles and the ongoing difficulties, as well as the successes in this transition. There will be time for questions, first from administrators about policies and procedures, and then from technology personnel about the implementation of these plans.

This roundtable is offered at no charge, but registration is required. After registering you will be automatically taken to a google form to send in your questions if you wish. This data will help Ari to focus on what is most important to attendees.


Register here

Avi Bloom is the Director of Technology at SAR High School where he is responsible for both educational technology Integration and the IT infrastructure. Avi began teaching at SAR as a Beit Midrash fellow. Since then he has held various positions, including student activities coordinator, Talmud Teacher and EdTech Integrator, before becoming Director of Technology. Avi received a Master’s degree in Jewish Education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University and semikha from YU's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. Prior to that he received his BA in Psychology at Yeshiva University’s undergraduate division.

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