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August 10, 2017

iNACOL Symposium Announces 2017 Pre-Conference Workshops

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Transforming Systems + Changing Lives - October 15-18, 2017 Charlotte, North Carolina

Dear Colleagues,


iNACOL is pleased to announce the lineup of Pre-Conference Workshops scheduled to kick off the iNACOL Symposiumheld in Orlando, Florida on October 23-25, 2017.


iNACOL offers Pre-Conference Workshops on Monday, October 23, 2017 to provide focused full- and half-day interactive opportunities for deeper learning and knowledge building in personalized, competency-based, blended and online learning. These workshops provide intensive professional development in small groups and require a separate registration from the Symposium.


Space is limited, so please register for the Pre-Conference Workshops as soon as possible.

Here are directions to register for Pre-Conference Workshops:

  • If you’ve already registered to attend the iNACOL Symposium, click here to add a Pre-Conference Workshop to your existing registration.
  1. Enter your email. Click ‘continue.’
  2. Enter your password and click ‘continue.’ From here, you can modify various aspects of your registration, including adding a pre-conference workshop.
  • If you’ve already registered to attend the iNACOL Symposium with a groupyou will need to email your pre-conference workshop choice(s) to Gigi Andrew:
  • If you haven’t yet registered to attend the iNACOL Symposium, register here today and be sure to add a pre-conference workshop to your registration.


Below is the list of Pre-Conference Workshops offered at the iNACOL Symposium:

  • Blended Learning Live! Student-Centered Learning Simulation
  • Building a Personalized Learning System: Transparency, Culture and Courage
  • Building a Successful and High-Quality Online Learning Program
  • Building Understanding of Competency Education and Changing Grading Practices
  • Competency Education Leadership Forum (Invitation-Only)
  • Design at the Point of Impact: Scaling Blended and Personalized Learning in Schools and Districts 
  • Effectively Communicating about Personalized Learning
  • K-12 Online and Blended Learning Research Community Meeting (Free to Attend)
  • Leadership for Learning: Bringing Key Dimensions of Leadership to Life to Enable a Learning Community
  • New Research and Promising Practices Regarding Online Student Mobility
  • Personalizing Learning: Helping Your Key Stakeholders (Including Parents!) Along the Journey
  • Using Student Data to Drive Unit Design and Scheduling in a Personalized, Competency-Based System
  • Using a Profile of a Graduate to Become a 21st Century District


Complete descriptions and presenter information for all Pre-Conference Workshops can be found on the Pre-Conference Workshop section of our website.


If you have questions regarding registering for a Pre-Conference Workshop, please contact Gigi Andrew at gandrew@executivevents.comWe look forward to seeing you in Orlando on October 23-25, 2017.


Share these Pre-Conference Workshop opportunities on Twitter:

  • #inacol17 pre-conference workshops are now available! Check out the options & register here: @nacol
  • Attending #inacol17? Extend your learning by attending a pre-conference workshop: @nacol



About the iNACOL Symposium


The iNACOL Symposium is the premier learning conference for those advancing powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences and shaping the future of K-12 competency-based, blended and online learning. On October 23-25, 2017, iNACOL’s annual conference will bring together more than 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of powerful, personalized learning in K-12 education from across the United States and around the world, including leading practitioners and educators, policymakers, researchers and innovators from throughout the field. Attendees will find invaluable networking opportunities; access to expertise, analysis, the latest trends and research; and thought-provoking interactive sessions for leaders shaping the future of education. The Symposium includes hundreds of engaging interactive sessions, with tags to guide attendees toward highly relevant professional learning opportunities. Learn more on the iNACOL Symposium website.



About iNACOL 


The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our websitelike us on Facebookconnect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.


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