Our names are Drs. Nance Wilson (State University of New York, Cortland; SUNY), Thomas DeVere Wolsey (The American University in Cairo; AUC), and Zoi Philippakos (University of Tennessee; UT). The Beyond the App Cause/Conference strives to support teachers’ professional growth and co-construction with literacy experts of literacy pedagogy within virtual settings with teachers and experts across continents and educational experiences. The genesis of Beyond the App was during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020) and was organized by The American University in Cairo (AUC) and the State University of New York, Cortland (SUNY) to assist teachers to use technology to increase literacy learning, specifically the important topic of guiding students’ learning when learning remotely. The conference event was conducted in Arabic and in English with expert speakers and translators, who presented, facilitated, and co-constructed solutions as COVID-19 forced educators around the world to adopt and adapt digital learning. The sessions took place from November 5th to November 7th , 2020 and included attendees from 12 countries.