The New Media Consortium: Updates and Next Steps

This “guest post,” written by long-time NMC (New Media Consortium) colleague Bryan Alexander, initially appeared on Bryan’s own Future Trends Forum blog at https://bryanalexander.org/2017/12/23/the-new-media-consortium-updates-and-next-steps/; is here with his permission; and is part of an effort by many of us to maintain the dynamic, vibrant, global ed-tech community the NMC fostered before suddenly announcing its dissolution on Monday December 18, 2017.

Bryan Alexander

Nearly one week ago the New Media Consortium stunned the education technology world by announcing it was shut down and liquidate its assets.  It’s been a wild and weird few days.

With this post I’d like to update everyone.  Please offer your additions, corrections, and thoughts in comments below.

nmc.logoThe court (United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California) has appointed a trustee, Sheri L. Carello, to conduct the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process.  The lawyer selected to launch the process, Reno Fernandez, informs me that the trustee’s timeline can be as short as a few days or as long as years, depending on various factors.  Gardner Campbell remains the NMC board’s spokesperson, as far as I know.

I haven’t seen any updates from the NMC website or the official Twitter account since the liquidation announcement.  I haven’t heard anything about the financial standing of the…

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