If the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and the increasing need for security have you wondering how to make the best use of technology in learning, you’re not alone. I encourage you to check out our special podcast featuring Cisco education experts as they explore the key trends in school technology that they’re seeing globally and in the U.S.

From AI, to security, to hybrid logistics – there’s a lot to digest. So grab your favorite snack and a cup of joe as you join host Danny Vicente for our latest “Coffee and Conversations” podcast. He’ll be joined by Cisco education experts Brad Saffer (Global Education Lead), Mary Schlegelmilch (US Cisco Business Development Manager for Education), and myself as we offer insights into the latest trends we’re seeing among customers and emerging from conferences. Plus, you’ll:

  • Learn the difference between the use of AI in terms of a school’s network and facilities management versus how teachers are using AI in the classroom. You’ll also learn about Cisco’s involvement with AI that goes back over two decades.
  • Explore how Cisco solutions can help create a zero-trust environment to keep students, faculty, and staff safe.
  • How new models of learning are driving innovation in today’s classroom.
  • What flexible teaching and learning means for the future workforce and opportunities for students to follow career paths in technology – plus, how programs like the Networking Academy and Skills for All are available to support advancing careers and education in tech.

So, grab that snack and your coffee of choice. Then dive into the latest school tech trends to grow your understanding of AI, security, and the future IT workforce.

Also available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube.

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Rob Paris

SLED East Systems Engineering Director

Public Sector – SLED East