WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by International Association for K-12 Online Learning:
Who: Keynote Speakers:
Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL
James Shelton III, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education
Dr. Tommy Bice, Deputy State Superintendent of Education, Alabama Department of Education
Governor Bob Wise, President, Alliance for Excellent Education
What: Virtual School Symposium (VSS) Conference
Hosted by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, the VSS conference provides professional development for K-12 administrators, policy leaders and practitioners; important networking opportunities; access to expertise and analysis, trends and research; and thought-provoking sessions for leaders looking to help shape the future of education, find solutions for college-readiness, credit recovery, core and advanced courses, as well as target personalized learning solutions for students across the K-12 grade-levels. For more information and the full conference agenda, please visit: www.virtualschoolsymposium.org.
When: Sunday, November 14 (pre-conference)
Monday, November 15 – Tuesday, November 16, 2010 (conference)
Where: Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 West Coyotes Boulevard, Glendale, AZ 85305
Why: Online learning is growing at an astonishing 30% rate annually in the United States in K-12 education. More than 3 million students are taking online and blended courses to expand access to high quality courses taught by teachers online, any time, any place. Come participate in the national conference with leaders in the field who are pioneering the future of K-12 education using online and blended learning models.
Contact: Wendy C. Fleming, iNACOL Association Director of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-752-6216.
iNACOL is the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership association based in the Washington, D.C. area with more than 3,300 members. iNACOL is unique in that its members represent a diverse cross-section of K-12 education from school districts, charter schools, state education agencies, non-profit organizations, colleges, universities and research institutions, corporate entities and other content and technology providers (www.inacol.org).
SOURCE International Association for K-12 Online Learning