25 Years of Excellence – From the Margin to the Mainstream
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2012 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. This year’s conference (April 29 – May 2, 2012) promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practioners from across the country to St. Louis, Missouri. USDLA is excited to celebrate its 25th Anniversary and is looking forward to an action-packed agenda.
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.
The marquee event of the first-ever national Digital Learning Day, the National Town Hall will feature live interaction with school sites around the country, profile great teachers who effectively use technology to deliver instruction, and focus on successful education innovation projects that demonstrate how technology can be used in the classroom to improve student outcomes.
Join thirty-six states, 10,000 teachers, and more than 1.5 million students who have already signed up to participate in Digital Learning Day by registering to participate in this special live internet broadcast of the National Town Hall on Wednesday, February 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., ET.
Live via Skype, the town hall will broadcast teachers, students, and leaders on the ground at Englewood Schools in Colorado; Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina; Klein Independent School District in Houston, Texas; and New Tech West High School in Cleveland, Ohio.
Featured teachers will include Kristin Kipp, English teacher at Jeffco Virtual Academy in Colorado and the 2011 iNACOL/SREB National Online Teacher of the Year; and Joseph Isaac, biotechnology teacher at McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC.
The town hall will conclude with a special focus on the Reconnecting McDowell project in West Virginia, a comprehensive, long-term effort to make educational improvement in McDowell County the route to a brighter economic future.
Register to watch and participate in this live event.
USDLA OPEN CALL http://usdla.org/2012-call-for-proposals
GADLA hosted an excellent Summer Virtual Event August 19, checkout the slideshare site to view the presentation documents:
USDLA 2011 International Awards Presented for Excellence in Distance Learning for Individuals, Organizations and Companies Honoring their Outstanding Achievements.
World’s most prestigious distance learning awards were presented yesterday in St. Louis, Missouri for excellence in distance learning to individuals, organizations and companies.
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 4, 2011 — The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2011 International Distance Learning Awards in conjunction with the 2011 National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. USDLA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit association, founded in 1987, as the nation’s leading distance learning organization. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.
These prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony were awards for 21st Century Best Practices, Best Practices for Distance Learning Programming, Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, Outstanding Leadership by an Individual, Hall of Fame and Eagle Awards.
The USDLA International Awards are closely followed by the distance learning industry. “As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we enjoy honoring some of the leaders in the industry,” said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA. “Each year these winners raise the bar and exceed best practice expectations for the industry as a whole and we are truly honored by their contributions to the distance learning industry.”
The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies.
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2011 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. This year’s conference (May 1 -4, 2011) promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practioners from across the country to St. Louis, Missouri.
IFWE is an opportunity to share ideas, learn about distance learning programs and products, gain a better understanding of being a leader in the field. It provides participants with a wonderful opportunity to establish new relationships and contacts with others involved in distance learning. The format of the event allows attendees to learn about relevant topics from many different points of view.
Georgia Distance Learning Association Celebrates National Distance Learning Week
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presents a week-long campaign that will help to increase the awareness of distance learning among K-12, Higher Education and Corporations.
National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) will be held on November 8th – 12th. A series of national, state and local events will be held during that week to celebrate distance learning and to educate the general public on the future of learning.
GADLA, National Distance Learning Week event:
What- In recognition of NDLW, the Georgia Distance Learning Association (GADLA) State Chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) will hold a Lunch & Learn Seminar.
Where- Atlanta, GA – Friday November 12, 2010, 12:00 p.m.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of America
1275 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
K-12 Online Education by Johnice McRae
Educational Technology by Keri Robertson
Trends in Social Media by Stella Porto
Attendees should bring their lunch, ideas, questions, and plan to network!
Register to attend the luncheon.
Driving Directions to the event:
Take 75-85 South to the 14th Street exit. Make a left turn on 14th Street then make a left turn on West Peachtree. Get in the far right lane and make a right at the next stoplight (15th Street). Make a left at the next stoplight (Peachtree Street). Boys & Girls Clubs of America will be on the right. Turn right at the next light and proceed down to the parking garage entrance underneath the building. There is a fee for parking. Take the elevator to the lobby and enter the reception area. We will be located in Wendt Center 2 in the training area.
There is also paid parking at the Woodruff Art Center garage at the corner of 16th and Peachtree streets.
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