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30 K-12 Edtech Predictions for 2021

January 1, 2021

What edtech trends will take top billing in schools and districts in the new year? eSchool News asked edtech executives, stakeholders, and experts to share some of their thoughts and predictions about where they think edtech is headed in 2021. See what Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, has to say…

Creating Greater Equity and Access Through Teletherapy

December 14, 2020

Listen in as Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, joins MarketScale’s “Voices of eLearning” podcast to discuss how PresenceLearning can help schools create greater access and equity for all students in need of services and care.

“Whenever we hear from school districts that they have a need to serve students and don’t have enough people on the ground, we come in and help figure out how to do the work online.”

Voice Strain: A Side Effect of Pandemic Work Life

December 11, 2020

This article was co-written by Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, and Sydney Kumin, MA, CCC, a speech-language pathologist (SLP) at PresenceLearning. In this article, the authors explore the realities of voice fatigue and offer tips to expand a self-care routine for your voice and throat.

“Vocal hygiene is key,” shares Kumin. “Taking care of your voice and maintaining healthy habits is essential, especially on those long days of consecutive meetings. Step one is understanding what activities are leading to your voice challenges.”

PresenceLearning’s Teletherapy Essentials wins Platinum in THE Journal’s Teletherapy/Wellness Category

December 2, 2020

THE Journal, a leading EdTech publication, has named PresenceLearning’s Teletherapy Essentials as the Platinum Winner of its New Product Awards in the Teletherapy/Wellness Category.

Building with Purpose: PresenceLearning w/Kate Eberle Walker

November 25, 2020

Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, has served as a longtime leader in the education space. In this feature article for “Building with Purpose,” Kate describes her company’s work to help schools meet their students’ needs, the changing landscape of education and benefits of incorporating online solutions into student life, the convergence of B2B and B2C in EdTech, and more.

CEO Campfire Chat Podcast on The Link Between Leadership and Passion

November 24, 2020

Rob Rigastano hosts Kate Eberle Walker on the CEO Campfire Chat Podcast to discuss how, within  two short years, Kate has guided the company to 70% growth year-over-year and break-even on Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA). The secret to her success? It turns out, passion for her work has no small role to play.

Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, Named Top 25 Women in PE-Backed Software Companies 2020

November 23, 2020

The Lancer Group has announced an industry and Lancer first. The group’s inaugural annual list of “Top 25 Women in PE-Backed Software Companies” highlights the accomplishments of successful executives leading high-performing and fast-growing organizations. Kate Eberle Walker joined PresenceLearning as CEO in 2019. The company, a leading provider of live online therapy and evaluation services for students with special needs, is backed by several PE firms, including Catalyst, Catamount, and Bain Capital. Throughout her 20+ year career, she has actively supported early-stage EdTech companies and non-profit education initiatives.

PresenceLearning Partners with the Council of Administrators of Special Education

October 1, 2020

PresenceLearning has announced a new partnership with the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). Through this partnership, PresenceLearning will support the professional development of CASE members by providing access to its clinical experts and influential partners, as well as offering exclusive webinars, presentations, and other programming throughout the year and at the upcoming 2020 CASE Virtual Fall Conference. 

Dallas ISD Partners With Presence Learning to Provide Students With Live Online Speech-Language Therapy Services

September 2, 2020

Dallas Independent School District (ISD)—the second-largest school district in Texas, which serves approximately 153,000 students—has partnered with PresenceLearning Inc., a leading provider of live online special education- related services to K–12 schools, to provide online speech-language therapy services to its students.

PresenceLearning Named GOLD WINNER in the Customer Sales & Service World Awards

September 1, 2020

PresenceLearning takes home gold in the Customer Sales & Service World Awards—Customer Service & Support Team of the Year during the COVID-19 pandemic. PresenceLearning is inspired by our school partners and students and proud to be recognized for our excellent service and support.