Trends | iNACOL Standards Revised to Personalize Learning

Barbara Treacy from the Education Development Center (EDC) and Sara Baltunis and Connie Swiderski from the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) took the lead in refreshing the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Version 2. The online standards aim to help teachers more effectively personalize learning for their students. Also involved were some notable leaders in the field of K-12 online learning, including:

Holly Atwell – Connections Academy

Sara Baltunis – Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Chris Bell – Leading Edge Certification

Tom Blanford – National Education Association

Maria Boyarko – Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT)

Ken Bradford – Louisiana Department of Education

Brian Bridges – California Learning Resource Network (CLRN)

Barbara Champney – Education Collaborative

Cathy Cheely – Consultant

Stephanie Cox – Louisiana Virtual School

Liz Glowa – Consultant

Shani Hartley – Northern Beaches Christian School, Australia (NBCS)

Mark Hawkes – British Columbia Ministry of Education

Bob Hiles – Newport-Mesa Unified School District

Pat Hoge – Connections Academy

Julie Keane – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Jacqueline Kennedy – Learning Forward

Kristin Kipp – Jefferson County Virtual Academy (Colorado)

Tiffany Kisker – Florida Virtual School

Gwen Wallace Nagel – Iowa Online Learning (ILO)

Rick Ogsten – Carpe Diem

Rena Palloff – Crossroads Consulting Group

Liz Pape – Virtual High School Global Consortium

Matlea Parker – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)

Susan Patrick – iNACOL

David Pelizzari – K12, Inc.

Cory Plough – Odyssey Charter Schools

Allison Powell – iNACOL

Keith Pratt – Crossroads Consulting Group

Kerry Rice – Boise State University

Teresa Scavulli – K12, Inc.

Kelly Schwirzke – Computer Using Educators

Kay Shattuck – Quality Matters

Connie Swiderski – Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Barbara Treacy – Education Development Center (EDC) and

Matthew Wicks – iNACOL.


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