WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 8-11, 2015, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is hosting the 2015 iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, the industry's leading event for K-12 competency-based, blended and online learning. This year's theme is "Connecting Powerful Innovators."
iNACOL is proud to announce the lineup of esteemed keynote speakers for the 2015 Symposium:
Sustaining Lasting Change: Mobilizing Thousands Toward Student-Centered Learning
Craig Kielburger, Co-Founder of Free The Children, Me to We and We Day
Cultivating Student Ownership through Growth Mindset to Develop World-Class Learners
Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder and CEO, Mindset Works
Student Panel: The Power of Student Voices
The Future of Personalized Learning: Reinventing Education
Buddy Berry, Superintendent, Eminence Independent School District
Dallas Dance, Superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools
Tom Stritikus, Deputy Director of College Ready, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Education Reimagined: A Transformational Vision with Learners at the Center
Gisèle Huff, Executive Director, Jaquelin Hume Foundation
Becky Pringle, Vice President, National Education Association
Kelly Young, Director, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
Located in Orlando, Florida, the 2015 iNACOL Symposium gathers more than 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the cutting edge of next generation learning in K-12 education, both in the United States and around the world. Attendees will find invaluable networking opportunities; access to expertise, analysis and the latest trends and research; and thought-provoking interactive sessions for leaders shaping the future of education.
iNACOL President and CEO Susan Patrick said, "On behalf of iNACOL and our Board of Directors, I am honored to host these leading experts as keynote speakers to the largest iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium in event history. The keynote presenters will illuminate the path forward in both policy and practice, offering cutting-edge thought leadership to yield increased equity, excellence, and access to a world-class education for all students."
The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to ensure all students have access to a world-class education and quality blended and online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focused on research; developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access; developing quality standards for emerging learning models using online, blended, and competency-based education; and supporting the ongoing professional development of classroom, school, district and state leaders for new learning models. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, and follow us on twitter.
SOURCE International Association for K-12 Online Learning