Assoc. Superintendent of Academics, Greenville County Schools
Jeff McCoy currently serves Greenville County Schools as the Associate Superintendent of Academics for Greenville County Schools. Greenville County Schools is the largest district in South Carolina and the 44th largest in the nation with 78,000 students in attendance. Jeff oversees the Offices of Academic Support, Academic Innovation and Technology, Accountability and Quality Assurance, Career and Technical Education and Early Childhood Education. Prior to assuming the Associate Superintendent role, Jeff held various district leadership positions and is proud to be finishing his 20th year with Greenville County Schools. Jeff is active both state and nationally on multiple advisory boards including the National K12 Congress Advisory Board, National School Transformation Conference Advisory Board, National Chief Academic Officers Working Group and serves on the Board of Directors for the Upstate Children’s Museum. He and three of his colleagues recently published a series Blueprints on Personalized Learning, Cybersecurity and The Marriage of Information Technology and Academics. He presents frequently around the country on the topics of personalized learning, innovation in education and systems level change and support.
2 - 3 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 12
Keynote: The New Face of Education: How COVID-19 is Changing Education for the Good
COVID-19 brought about tremendous obstacles and hurdles for school district leaders in the Spring of 2020. When the panic settled and the dust cleared, many school leaders began seeing much needed changes in education, changes that in the past were difficult to bring about in the well-established institutions of education. Perhaps COVID brought about a push that was needed to truly move education into the future. How do we capitalize on the changes we have had to make the last a few months and use that as a catalyst to transform education in ways we have previously talked about.