HEWI and NASFAA Present First Distance Education Conference, October 29th and 30th

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Higher Education Washington, Inc.

    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher Education Washington,
 Inc. (HEWI) and the National Association of Student Financial Aid
 Administrators (NASFAA) proudly announce their first e-learning conference,
 Distance Learning: The Future of Education. The conference is scheduled for
 October 29-30, at the Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland
 University College.
     "NASFAA's desire to co-present this conference further solidifies the need
 for continued financial aid reform for e-learning students. Their presence and
 support will help bring financial aid regulation reform into the spotlight and
 give attendees insight into another dimension of the distance learning
 initiative that is sweeping our nation," said John Dean, President of HEWI.
     Financial aid is just one aspect of the Distance Learning: The Future of
 Education Conference. The conference will also include in-depth panel
 discussions about being a virtual educator, intellectual property, corporate
 e-learning, LAAP grants, accrediting standards and many other sessions
 committed to expanding the distance education community.
     Dr. Bruce Chaloux, director of the Southern Regional Education Board's
 Electronic Campus and the Distance Learning Policy Laboratory will be the
 keynote speaker on Oct. 29.
     Tony Digiovanni, President of University of Phoenix Online, will be
 keynote speaker on Oct. 30.
     Other confirmed speakers include Peter Margolis, Academic Services
 Consultant, eCollege; Mark Smith, Associate Director of Government Relations,
 American Association of University Professors; Frank Russell, President and
 Chief Operating Officer, Geo Learning; Gordon Macomber, CEO and President, NYU
 Online; Jack Goetz, Dean, Concord University School of Law; Ellen Blackmun,
 LAAP Project Director, NASFAA; Steve Smith, Assistant Vice President Strategic
 Planning and Development, Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation; Kay
 Gilcher, Distance Education Demonstration Program, US Department of Education;
 Joe McCormick, Vice President National Affairs, Apollo Group and Dees
 Stallings, Executive Director for Higher Education Services, VCampus Corp.
     Distance Learning: The Future of Education, is a must for leaders of
 corporate, government and academic institutions that view technology-based
 learning as a major part of their educational community. To register visit
 http://www.hewi.net , or call Anne Popovich at 202-842-4989.
 
 

SOURCE Higher Education Washington, Inc.
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher Education Washington,
 Inc. (HEWI) and the National Association of Student Financial Aid
 Administrators (NASFAA) proudly announce their first e-learning conference,
 Distance Learning: The Future of Education. The conference is scheduled for
 October 29-30, at the Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland
 University College.
     "NASFAA's desire to co-present this conference further solidifies the need
 for continued financial aid reform for e-learning students. Their presence and
 support will help bring financial aid regulation reform into the spotlight and
 give attendees insight into another dimension of the distance learning
 initiative that is sweeping our nation," said John Dean, President of HEWI.
     Financial aid is just one aspect of the Distance Learning: The Future of
 Education Conference. The conference will also include in-depth panel
 discussions about being a virtual educator, intellectual property, corporate
 e-learning, LAAP grants, accrediting standards and many other sessions
 committed to expanding the distance education community.
     Dr. Bruce Chaloux, director of the Southern Regional Education Board's
 Electronic Campus and the Distance Learning Policy Laboratory will be the
 keynote speaker on Oct. 29.
     Tony Digiovanni, President of University of Phoenix Online, will be
 keynote speaker on Oct. 30.
     Other confirmed speakers include Peter Margolis, Academic Services
 Consultant, eCollege; Mark Smith, Associate Director of Government Relations,
 American Association of University Professors; Frank Russell, President and
 Chief Operating Officer, Geo Learning; Gordon Macomber, CEO and President, NYU
 Online; Jack Goetz, Dean, Concord University School of Law; Ellen Blackmun,
 LAAP Project Director, NASFAA; Steve Smith, Assistant Vice President Strategic
 Planning and Development, Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation; Kay
 Gilcher, Distance Education Demonstration Program, US Department of Education;
 Joe McCormick, Vice President National Affairs, Apollo Group and Dees
 Stallings, Executive Director for Higher Education Services, VCampus Corp.
     Distance Learning: The Future of Education, is a must for leaders of
 corporate, government and academic institutions that view technology-based
 learning as a major part of their educational community. To register visit
 http://www.hewi.net , or call Anne Popovich at 202-842-4989.
 
 SOURCE  Higher Education Washington, Inc.