By: Tara García Mathewson
05/02/2018 on Hechinger Report
….The “meet a pro” activities primarily happen virtually, through Nepris, a platform that connects industry professionals with classrooms. Hidalgo said Cajon Valley teachers can’t be expected to coordinate classroom visits with professionals from each of the many careers….Read full article here.
By Laura Ascione
02/28/2018 on eSchool News
….In the very near future, “78 percent of all available jobs will require education beyond high school–that doesn’t necessarily mean four-year degrees, but something beyond high school,” said Sabari Raja, founder and chief executive officer of Nepris, a web-based platform that connects students and teachers to STEM professionals and industry experts….Read full article here.
By Karen Billing
01/09/18 on Del Mar Times
…During the course of the project, the students did their own research on different human body systems and worked to teach each other. They learned about climate change by Skyping with a scientist in Pennsylvania through Nepris, an organization that connects industry professionals to classrooms nationwide….Read full article here.
By Derek Newton
11/17/2017 on Getting Smart
…And to do that, teachers don’t need to keep rolodexes of botanists and blues guitarists or spend hours arranging appointments. Specialized technology providers like Nepris do the work by not just finding experts in thousands of fields but by connecting those experts to classrooms in real time as well as archiving conversations so they are accessible by educators anywhere, anytime to enrich classroom experiences…Read full article here.
Louisiana Students Look Beyond High School With Workplace-Based Learning and Micro-industry Engagement
By Dave Lefkowith
11/14/2017 on The74
…In Louisiana, we’ve tried to address this challenge by using the online Nepris system, industry partners such as the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s Micro-Enterprise Credential initiative, and Virtual Workplace Experience instructional resources to create a process we call micro-industry engagement…Read full article here.
By Matthew Lynch
09/07/2017 on The Tech Edvocate
How She’s Transforming the EdTech Space: Sabari’s passion is transforming students lives by democratizing education through technology. Engaging girls and minorities in STEM careers is a driving force. Her vision and leadership with Nepris has helped bring real-world exposure to many rural and lower socioeconomic students…Read full article here.
05/19/2017 on Simba Information
…Nepris (Dallas) offers a platform for connecting STEAM professionals to schools. CEO and cofounder Sabari Raja told EER that Nepris was started in 2013 as a way to close the gap between industry and education amid a national conversation about a lack of qualified candidates for available jobs… Subscription required to view full article here.
By Jacqui Murray on Teach Hub
…Through sites like Nepris, you make all the arrangements online, meet virtually on your class computer, and interact just as you would if you trundled everyone onto a bus, motored up the freeway in rush hour traffic, and shepherded everyone on a tour hoping no one got lost…Read full article here.