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March 10, 2009

2009 Annual Conference–Pre-Conf. Event–Hot Job!



Dear USDLA Members,

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USDLA Annual Conference

Distance Learning: Becoming Faster, Stronger and Better

April 26-29, 2009

The Hilton at the Ball Park, St. Louis, MO


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Dave Carey

Acclaimed Motivational Speaker

Sponsored by Polycom, Inc.


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Dr. Nish Sonwalkar, (Sc.D.MIT)

Director of Research

The International Center for Distance Learning Research and Praxis ( ICDLRP )


2009 ConfThe United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2009 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. This year’s conference (April 26-29, 2009) promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practioners from across the country to St. Louis, Missouri.

The format of the event allows attendees to learn about relevant topics from many different points of view. The moderate size makes it possible for attendees to actively participate.

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This conference is an opportunity to share ideas, learn about distance learning programs and products, and gain a better understanding of the field. It provides participants with a wonderful opportunity to establish new relationships and contacts with others involved in distance learning.

You are invited to participate in the USDLA 2009 National Conference which will be held at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Join us and find out what makes this conference so special.




“Take Me Out To The Ball Game!”
Reserve Your Ticket Now!

St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago Cubs
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Busch Stadium

St. Louis, MO

USDLA invites you to kick-off the 2009 Conference at Busch Stadium to watch the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs!
USDLA has reserved a private luxury box for our group.  Ticket prices are $113/person and include:
·         Indoor climate-controlled social area
·         Great view from outdoor stadium-style seats
·         Budweiser & Budlight – Beer service will begin 30 minutes prior to scheduled  game time and be available through the middle of the 8th inning.
·         Coca-Cola products and O’Doul’s (available throughout the game)
·         Pretzels (available throughout the game)
·         Souvenir Lapel Pin for all ticketed guests
·         In-Game Scoreboard Recognition

This event sold-out during the 2008 USDLA Conference and is sure to sell out again so call now to reserve your spot!  Please contact Patricia Marcelonis at 1.800.275.5162 today.


Johns Hopkins University-Engineering for Professionals: Distance Education Manager

The Distance Education Manager will provide progressive leadership and vision to the Distance Education organization within JHU-Engineering for Professionals. This educational leader will be goal oriented, results driven and intimately familiar with the distance learning pedagogical model. This position will oversee a professional staff whose mission it is to facilitate the articulation, development, implementation, stewardship, and support services of all online programs within JHU-EP.

To apply:

United States Distance Learning Association(USDLA)
8 Winter Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108


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The United States Distance Learning Association is a non-profit organization formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance education and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government, and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry.

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