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Preparing teachers for the new Commom Core State Standards PD is Crucial to Common Core Success
posted 6/1/12

ETLO’s Leinda Peterman and other members of the EDC community discuss the Common Core State Standards and the essential role that professional development plays in implementing these rigorous standards. ETLO offers more than 60 high-quality online professional development courses for teachers, administrators or other educational staff that are research-based and aligned to national and Common Core State Standards. See ETLO’s Common Core online professional development courses here: http://www.edtechleaders.org/online-professional-development/courses-k-12-educators Click to read the article below.

The New Core of Instruction
Ed Week Logo ETLO Featured in Education Week
posted 5/31/12

Barbara Treacy, director of EdTech Leaders Online, was recently interviewed in an article in Education Week on online PD for administrators. The article discusses the brewing move from standard to digital professional development for administrators. Though online PD for teachers has been popular for some time, ETLO is starting to see the more and more requests for online PD for administrators. Check out the article below.

EdWeek: Administrators Go Online
iNACOL Logo ETLO Wins Innovation Award
posted 5/29/12

EdTech Leaders Online (ETLO), an instructional professional development project of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), has won an award for innovative online learning practice. The award was presented by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) at its annual meeting in Glendale, Arizona. Check out the link below for more details.

EDC's EdTech Leaders Online Wins Innovation Award From iNACOL
Interview with CoSN
posted 4/4/12

ETLO's director, Barbara Treacy was recently interviewed by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) to talk about online learning and the ETLO program in general. Check out the link below.

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Digital Learning Day
posted 1/23/12

Digital Learning Day (February 1st, 2012) is a day-long celebration of digital learning with more than 435,000 students and thousands of educators conducting celebrations. Barbara Treacy, ETLO's Director, will be moderating an interactive webcast on Effective Teaching & Professional Learning Opportunities for the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Digital Learning Day Events Page
Barbara Treacy at the Webinar Online Learning Webinar
posted 11/15/10

On July 8, 2010, the Alliance for Excellent Education released two documents to help education leaders and policymakers understand the issues of increased global demands for skilled workers, significant financial shortfalls in school districts, and a looming teacher shortage. “The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to Three Looming Crises in Education” is a brief that describes the three crises confronting the nation and suggests ways that online learning can lead the U.S. education system out of them. The “Online Learning: Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities” state profiles present state-specific information about the three crises in each state, online-learning opportunities in that state, the presence of state policies that support online learning, and how federal policy supports online learning in that state.
The Alliance hosted a webinar to release these publications and facilitated a conversation among experts using questions submitted by participants from the around the country. ETLO's Barbara Treacy served as one of the panelists. Follow the link below for audio/video of the discussion.

Online Learning: Addressing Challenges, Seizing Opportunities
Thinking Outside the Bricks
posted 4/14/10

EDC highlights ETLO's work in this feature. The article discusses the successes of online learning for teachers and looks forward to a future with fewer brick-and-mortar learning institutes. The article also discusses ETLO's history and future directions. Take a look!

Thinking Outside the Bricks

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