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October 20, 2017

iNACOL Symposium: 10/24 Networking Event

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality - October 23-25, 2017 Orlando, Florida
Dear Colleagues,

The iNACOL Symposium Networking Event is on Tuesday, October 24 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.outdoors at the Swan & Dolphin cabana deck, beach and pool area. Refresh and re-energize at this Beach BBQ Party. Don’t forget to pack your casual attire and flip flops.

Join us for a wonderful evening of relaxing and networking over food and drinks with friends and new colleagues on the sandy beaches outside the Swan & Dolphin. In addition to great cuisine and beverages, beach volleyball and live music, this quintessential event allows you to enjoy the fresh air while connecting and exploring ideas with other experts from across the field.

If you haven’t yet registered for the iNACOL Symposium, click here to register now.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando.

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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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October 13, 2017

iNACOL Symposium | Earn Continuing Education Units and Graduate Credits

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality - October 23-25, 2017 Orlando, Florida

Dear Colleagues,

iNACOL is pleased to offer iNACOL Symposium attendees the opportunity to earn continuing education units (CEUs) and graduate credits for attending the conference. See below for more information and instructions.

Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) 

Virginia Commonwealth University will offer 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), defined as ten hours of participation in a recognized continuing education program, such as the iNACOL Symposium. For attendees wishing to earn CEUs during the Symposium, please sign up at the iNACOL Booth located on the lobby level near registration. There will be a $30 fee for processing the credits paid by check on-site or through credit card by directly registering through VCU (no cash). At the conclusion of the conference, a written assignment reflecting on your experience at the iNACOL Symposium will be required. Please contact Natalie Abel atnabel@inacol.org with questions.

Earn Graduate Credits

Dominican University of California will offer the opportunity to earn graduate credits. At the Symposium, you can earn 1 or 2 graduate semester credits for attending the conference and implementing the ideas you discover. View the syllabus and registration information or stop by their kiosk on-site in the registration area to meet with a university representative. If you have questions, contact Karianne Pulli at 800.626.5080.

Not yet registered for the iNACOL Symposium on October 23-25? Click here to register now. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando, Florida.

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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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October 11, 2017

Announcing the iNACOL Symposium Voices Hub

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality - October 23-25, 2017 Orlando, Florida

Dear Colleagues,

iNACOL Symposium attendees can share what they’re learning at the iNACOL Voices Hub, an interactive podcasting center for capturing your thoughts, telling your story, sharing your ideas and learning from each other.

While at the Symposium, please take time to stop by the Voices Hub Lounge, located in the exhibit hall. Chat on mic with Courtney Belolan and Matt Shea, practitioners who are hosting the Voices Hub, and be part of podcast episodes on Symposium topics.

During the event, follow #VoicesHub and @PLearnMC to listen to podcasts and see what attendees are learning, hear Symposium highlights and more. Be sure to connect with us onTwitter at @nacol and use the conference hashtag: #inacol17.

Not yet registered for the iNACOL Symposium on October 23-25? Click here to register now. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando, Florida.

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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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October 7, 2017

Register to Attend the iNACOL Symposium

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality - October 23-25, 2017 Orlando, Florida
Dear Colleagues,

Register now for the iNACOL Symposium held on October 23-25, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. This year’s theme is “Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality.”

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iNACOL’s annual conference is the premier event for K-12 personalized, competency-based, blended and online learning and convenes 3,000 practitioners, educators, policymakers, researchers and innovators from across the United States and around the world. With more than 200 engaging and dynamic workshops and sessions to choose from, attendees can access expertise, analysis, the latest trends, research and thought-provoking knowledge sharing to personalize their professional learning and shape the future of education.

The iNACOL Symposium includes tracks for competency education, leadership, professional development, policy and advocacy, quality assurance, human capital, community engagement, blended learning, research, online learning and many more.

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For questions, please contact the iNACOL Symposium team. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando.

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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October 5, 2017

iNACOL Symposium Announces Keynote Presentations and Track Highlights

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iNACOL Symposium 2017 - Personalizing Learning: Equity, Access, Quality - October 23-25, 2017 Orlando, Florida

Dear Colleagues,

iNACOL is proud to announce the esteemed lineup of iNACOL Symposium keynote presentations. These leaders will inform, inspire and propel thinking around powerful, personalized learning. Register to attend today.

Personalized, Learner-Centered Innovations to Transform Lives and Communities
Kara Bobroff, Founder, Native American Community Academy
Diane Tavenner, Co-Founder and CEO, Summit Public Schools
Bror Saxberg, Vice President of Learning Science
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Facilitator: Susan Patrick, President and CEO, iNACOL

Learning by Design: Breakthrough Models for Empowering Youth and Innovations for Educational Excellence
Caroline Hill, Chief of School Creation and Transformation, CityBridge Foundation
Jordan Tinney, Superintendent and CEO,
  Surrey Schools
Harvey Chism, Co-Founder and Executive Director
South Bronx Community Charter High School

Leading Systems Change toward Student-Centered Learning
Rose Colby, Competency Education Specialist
Paul Leather, Director for State and Local Partnerships, Center for Innovation in Education
Yvonne Armenta, University of California Berkeley, Class of 2017

Unleashing the Most Underutilized Resource in Education: The Learner
Student Plenary Panel 
Facilitator: Ulcca Joshi Hansen, Associate Director of National Outreach & Community Building, Education Reimagined

Attend the iNACOL Symposium to watch these inspirational keynote presentations and join nearly 200 workshops and sessions, which are categorized by ‘track’ to guide attendees toward customized topics of their choice. This year, the iNACOL Symposium is offering 26 unique tracks, including:

  • Personalized Learning
  • Competency Education
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Professional Development and more

Two tracks, Blended Learning Programs — Charter, and School Redesign, have been made possible through the generous support of the Walton Family Foundation.

Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando.

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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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