TAMPA, Fla., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ultimate Medical Academy, a nonprofit higher educational institution, today announced the outstanding lineup of educational experts scheduled to present at its upcoming inaugural K-20 Education Summit (#UMAK20). Sponsored by WUSF Public Media and others, the K-20 Summit will be held in Tampa on March 23-25, 2017.
"We're excited to feature a lineup of outstanding education experts who are leading a national, if not global, conversation on innovation in online and blended learning environments," said Julene Robinson, UMA vice provost of Programs and Academic Affairs. "Our goal for the K-20 Summit is to bring together educators and educational leaders, particularly those committed to the success of students facing barriers, to share best practices and success stories."
Exploring the theme, "all means ALL," the K-20 Summit will examine how to optimize learning models that engage, retain and prepare students for and through post-secondary graduation and workforce career planning.
Featuring a three-track series – Leadership; Curriculum and Instruction; and Student Support Services – the K-20 Summit will give attendees the opportunity to participate in presentation, roundtable and panel of expert sessions. All sessions aim to contribute to a best practices dialogue on educational access, persistence and advocacy.
The K-20 Summit will be held on March 23, 2017 at UMA, 3101 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., on March 24, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Dr., and on March 25, 2017 in conjunction with the UMA Spring Commencement at the USF Sun Dome.
More information can be found at the K-20 Summit website. It is being sponsored by WUSF Public Media and co-sponsored by Pearson, Bookmasters, McGraw-Hill and Elsevier who are also sponsoring the UMA Spring Commencement.
ABOUT ULTIMATE MEDICAL ACADEMY:
Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla. and founded in 1994, UMA offers content-rich, interactive online courses as well as hands-on training at our campuses. UMA students have access to academic advising, one-on-one or group tutoring, résumé and interview coaching, job search assistance, technical support and more. The institution is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Learn more by visiting UltimateMedical.edu.
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