SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) recognized four outstanding K-12 educators as recipients of the 2016 iNACOL Innovator Awards yesterday as part of the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium in San Antonio, Texas. The annual iNACOL Innovator Awards distinguish individuals for innovative teaching, practices, research, and contributions shaping the future of K-12 education.
Susan Patrick, iNACOL President and CEO, said, "It is an honor to recognize the recipients of the iNACOL Innovator Awards. Nominated by their colleagues and peers, this year's award winners are innovative educators, practitioners and researchers working in the field to advance more personalized approaches for students."
2016 recipients include:
Innovative Practice Award:
Dr. Darryl Adams and Coachella Valley Unified School District
Outstanding Individual Contribution to K-12 Education Award:
Dr. Jim Rickabaugh, Institute for Personalized Learning
iNACOL Teacher of the Year Award:
Trixi DeRosa-Davis, South Carolina Department of Education
Dr. Susan Poyo, Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH)
Learn more about the iNACOL Innovator Awards here.
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 website, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.
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