|By PR Newswire||
|September 18, 2012 02:27 PM EDT||
iNACOL announces its September 20 Teacher Talk webinar
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a webinar on Thursday, September 20th, sharing the insight and experience of two National Online Teachers of the Year, Kristin Kipp (2011) of Jeffco 21st Century Virtual Academy in Colorado and Leslie Fetzer (2012) of the North Carolina Virtual School.
"Teaching in an online or blended school environment can be a natural transition for some educators requiring tools to personalize instruction using expanded digital resources," said Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL. "Both Kristin and Leslie have the keen ability to convey truly inspired online teaching strategies and methods to motivate students. Both aspiring and experienced teachers can learn from their lessons, trials and successes with new learning models."
The September 20th webinar will explore what it is like to be an online teacher and what it takes to be a great one. From course design, to communication, to community, Kristin and Leslie will share their own journeys to help provide guidance for other teachers.
Leslie Fetzer, Online Biology Teacher, North Carolina Virtual School
Kristin Kipp, Online English Teacher, Jeffco 21st Century Virtual Academy
The webinar will be held Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM Eastern. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.inacol.org/events/webinar/teacher_talk.php
iNACOL is the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, DC. Representing more than 4,000 members, iNACOL's mission is to ensure every student everywhere has access to a world class education, no matter their geographic or economic situation by advocating for student-centered educational policies to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using online, blended and competency-based education, providing research, and supporting the ongoing professional development of classroom, school and district leaders. iNACOL hosts the Virtual School Symposium, an annual conference on K-12 online and blended learning. Keep up with iNACOL on Facebook, Twitter or our blog. (www.inacol.org)
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