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Mary Schlegelmilch

Business Development Manager

Education

Mary Schlegelmilch joined Cisco as Business Development Manager for Education in 2011. She has extensive knowledge in distance learning and online learning, and is dedicated to education and the integration of technology that will empower and engage teaching and learning environments.

Prior to her current role at Cisco, Mary worked with elementary and secondary students in both rural and urban schools in a number of roles. She has been an early childhood educator, a middle school science teacher, a district curriculum facilitator, and an elementary school principal, and has served as the eLearning Supervisor in charge of online, blended, and distance education for Omaha Public Schools.

Schlegelmilch is also on the board of the Nebraska Distance Learning Association.

Articles

March 16, 2021

EDUCATION

Community Colleges: Leveraging Technology to Better Serve Students

As the nation emerges from the pandemic, new opportunities will emerge for community colleges. From reskilling the workforce to overcoming declining enrollment, educators must reconsider their approaches to learning. But which approaches will be most effective as we enter the next normal?

March 11, 2021

EDUCATION

Engaging students in the ‘Next Normal’

As hybrid learning takes hold, K-12 schools have an unprecedented opportunity to reimagine what education can and should look like. Find out how the experts think the future of education will actually unfold.

May 19, 2020

EDUCATION

Mental Health Matters: Tech and Telehealth in Higher Ed

Mental Health Matters - whether you're eight or eighty. Learn how higher ed is leveraging technology to provide student mental health services.

Cisco at ISTE19: Empowering the Next Generation of Problem Solvers

This year, ISTE19 will showcase the latest technologies and partnerships that will cultivate the next generation of STEM leaders destined to take on the world’s greatest challenges.  

January 29, 2019

EDUCATION

The future of edtech starts with a Connected Educator

I’m a teacher. Though I no longer spend each day in a classroom or on a campus, it’s there that I learned that connections—to students, families, colleagues—are vital.

October 20, 2017

EDUCATION

Cisco at EDUCAUSE: Reimagining Higher Education

Digital technology is changing teaching and learning. Although, if we’re honest, the changes are not due as much to the technology itself as to the culture of innovation it inspires.

December 21, 2016

EDUCATION

Digital Transformation in K-12 Education

Digital learning solutions have the power to transform the K-12 classroom, especially for schools that have lofty education technology goals. A great example of this is Wayne Highlands School District. Like many schools in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Wayne Highlands requires high-performing technology that students may not be able to access at home; however, getting fiber optics […]

December 1, 2016

EDUCATION

Funding a Digital Transformation

Technology has the ability to expand opportunities for students in both K-12 and higher education. It can extend the classroom beyond its physical footprint, offer alternative ways for students to learn, and provide increased access to education worldwide. It also helps schools operate more efficiently and can keep students and faculty safe. So why wouldn’t […]

August 29, 2016

EDUCATION

Can You Escape the Bus in Time?

iSchool Initiative has introduced a fun new exhibit to help students, teachers, and administrations learn firsthand how technology can improve the classroom experience.