How Kim Smith is Accelerating Digital Innovation and Equity in K-12

Today we talk with Kim Smith, Executive Director of the League of Innovative Schools, a national network of forward-thinking education leaders who are striving to improve student outcomes through the smart use of learning technologies and innovative practices. Throughout her career Kim has worked to improve digital access and tools in education and to create a more equitable education system. Kim’s work has spanned various innovative and influential non-profit and for-profit companies focusing on education including the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, PBS, Discovery Education, the Annenberg Institute, and now Digital Promise.


In this episode, we talk with Kim about her career path, explore inside the League of Innovative Schools, and contemplate issues of equity in education and what Kim and the League are doing to solve them.


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