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November 2, 2019

Announcing iNACOL Symposium 2019 Innovator Award Winners

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Dear Colleagues,

Aurora Institute, formerly known as iNACOL, recognized two outstanding leaders as recipients of the 2019 iNACOL Innovator Awards this morning as part of the 2019 iNACOL Symposium in Palm Springs, California. The annual iNACOL Innovator Awards distinguish individuals for innovative learning practices, and outstanding contributions in personalized learning.

Susan Patrick, Aurora Institute’s President and CEO, said, “It is an honor to introduce the recipients of the 2019 iNACOL Innovator Awards. Each individual has practiced dedication to challenging the current state of education and driving systems change that continues to focus on the future of learning for each and every student.”

2019 recipients include:

Jason Vest - Teacher - Hungary Creek Middle School in Henrico County, Virginia.
Personalized Learning Teacher of the Year Award:
Carissa Duran
Del Lago Academy Campus of Applied Science
Escondido Union High School District (CA)
Outstanding Contribution to Personalized Learning Award: 
David Ruff
Great Schools Partnership
Learn more about the iNACOL Innovator Awards here.

About Aurora Institute Symposium

On October 28-31, 2019, Aurora Institute’s annual Symposium will bring together 2,500 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of personalized, competency-based 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 Aurora Institute  

The mission of Aurora Institute is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Visit our websitelike us on Facebook, connect with us on Linkedin and follow us on Twitter.

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August 17, 2019

REMINDER: iNACOL Symposium | Two Weeks Remain To Nominate For iNACOL Innovator Awards

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Dear Colleagues,

Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being acceptedfor the 2019 iNACOL Innovator Awards, which will be announced at the iNACOL Symposium in Palm Springs, CA, which runs October 28-31, 2019.

Nominations are still open for the following iNACOL Innovator Awards:

  1. iNACOL Teacher of the Year
  2. Outstanding Individual Contribution to Personalized Learning

Additional information, including eligibility requirements and nomination forms, is available on the iNACOL Innovator Awards page of our website.

Please submit a notice of your intent to nominate by 8 p.m. ET on August 31, 2019. Final nomination packages are due by 8 p.m. ET on September 7, 2019. Please send all intents to nominate and any questions to awards@inacol.org.

Share this news with your colleagues:

  • Nominate a #teacher or #edleader for #iNACOL19 Innovator Awards! @nacol is still accepting applications: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e
  • iNACOL is still accepting applications for @nacol Innovator Awards! Nominate a #teacher or #edleader here: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e

We look forward to seeing you at the iNACOL Symposium.
About the iNACOL Symposium

On October 28-31, 2019, iNACOL’s annual Symposium will bring together 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of personalized, competency-based 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 iNACOL is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Visit our websitelike us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

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July 25, 2019

REMINDER: iNACOL Symposium | Now Accepting Nominations For iNACOL Innovator Awards

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Dear Colleagues,

Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being acceptedfor the 2019 iNACOL Innovator Awards, which will be announced at the iNACOL Symposium in Palm Springs, CA, which runs October 28-31, 2019.

Nominations are now open for the following iNACOL Innovator Awards:

  1. iNACOL Teacher of the Year
  2. Outstanding Individual Contribution to Personalized Learning

Additional information, including eligibility requirements and nomination forms, is available on the iNACOL Innovator Awards page of our website.

Please submit a notice of your intent to nominate by 8 p.m. ET on August 31, 2019. Final nomination packages are due by 8 p.m. ET on September 7, 2019. Please send all intents to nominate and any questions to awards@inacol.org.

Share this news with your colleagues:

  • Nominate a #teacher or #edleader for #iNACOL19 Innovator Awards! @nacol is now accepting applications: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e
  • iNACOL is now accepting applications for @nacol Innovator Awards! Nominate a #teacher or #edleader here: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e

We look forward to seeing you at the iNACOL Symposium.
About the iNACOL Symposium

On October 28-31, 2019, iNACOL’s annual Symposium will bring together 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of personalized, competency-based 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 iNACOL is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Visit our websitelike us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

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July 13, 2019

iNACOL Symposium | Now Accepting Nominations For iNACOL Innovator Awards

A final item today from the neo-liberals.

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Dear Colleagues,Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being acceptedfor the 2019 iNACOL Innovator Awards, which will be announced at the iNACOL Symposium in Palm Springs, CA, which runs October 28-31, 2019.

Nominations are now open for the following iNACOL Innovator Awards:

  1. iNACOL Teacher of the Year
  2. Outstanding Individual Contribution to Personalized Learning

Additional information, including eligibility requirements and nomination forms, is available on the iNACOL Innovator Awards page of our website.

Please submit a notice of your intent to nominate by 8 p.m. ET on August 31, 2019. Final nomination packages are due by 8 p.m. ET on September 7, 2019. Please send all intents to nominate and any questions to awards@inacol.org.

Share this news with your colleagues:

  • Nominate a #teacher or #edleader for #iNACOL19 Innovator Awards! @nacol is now accepting applications: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e
  • iNACOL is now accepting applications for @nacol Innovator Awards! Nominate a #teacher or #edleader here: http://ow.ly/kxXG301ws3e

We look forward to seeing you at the iNACOL Symposium.
About the iNACOL Symposium

On October 28-31, 2019, iNACOL’s annual Symposium will bring together 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of personalized, competency-based 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 iNACOL is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Visit our websitelike us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

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June 5, 2019

Earn Recognition For Your Achievements – OLC Award Deadlines Approaching

Another item from OLC that may be of interest to some…

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OLC Innovate 2019 - Online Education Conference
Hello OLC Colleague,

Are you or your colleagues doing outstanding work in the field of online teaching and learning? Let OLC know about it and be recognized for your achievements! Less than a week remains before the award nomination/submission deadline.

OLC Annual Awards for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning

For the past 15 years, OLC has recognized outstanding work in the field of online education through its annual awards.  Currently, 5 categories are recognized. Learn moreabout each award and start the nomination process.

Effective Practice Awards

To help make quality online education accessible and affordable for anyone, anywhere, at any time, the members of the OLC community share techniques, strategies, and practices in online education that have worked for them. Learn more and submit your effective practice.

Scholarships

Learn more about the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Advocacy (IDEA) Leadership in Digital Learning and Bruce N. Chaloux scholarships.

Nominations must be submitted through the online submission portal. Award and scholarship submissions are due by 11:59pm ET on June 10, 2019. All winners will be recognized at OLC Accelerate 2019 on Tuesday, November 19 in Orlando, FL. Visit the OLC website for full details regarding the award nomination and review process.

Best Regards,

Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Online Learning Consortium

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