Special Edition Webinar

iNACOL brings you free Special Edition webinars throughout the year based on topics of interest for the broader online and blended learning community. Past topics have included Competency Education webinars, iNACOL’s membership update, and how to start an online program.

Upcoming Webinar

A Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Join this webinar to learn about international approaches to education that can inform competency education. This webinar will highlight findings from the report Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad that will be released in October 2014.
Authors Sara Frank Bristow and Susan Patrick will highlight approaches from Finland, British Columbia (Canada), New Zealand and Scotland that can help deepen our understanding of how to implement a comprehensive system of competency education.

CompetencyWorks is a project of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) in partnership with American Youth Policy Forum, Jobs for the Future, National Governors Association and MetisNet. Support for CompetencyWorks comes from the Carnegie Corporation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


Sara Frank Bristow, Founder, Salient Research LLC

Susan Patrick, President & CEO, iNACOL

Register Now

Registration is available until 10 AM (Eastern) the day of the webinar. World Clock

For problems and/or questions regarding Webinars, please contact Janet Amaral.

Each person wishing to attend a Special Edition Webinar needs to register separately. Thank you for your cooperation.

iNACOL Professional Development Certificate

If you are an iNACOL member, when registering for a webinar you may request to receive an iNACOL Professional Development Certificate. This certificate will document the time spent in the webinar which can be used to meet continuing education requirements for professional re-certification.

The Fine Print

The link to Blackboard Collaborate will be emailed to your registered email address the morning of the webinar. It is recommended that you have speakers and/or headphones if you are accessing this through a computer. Support for first time users can be found here.

Mobile Access

Search the mobile apps store for the “Blackboard Collaborate” app for your mobile device, which may allow you to listen in to most registered webinars.

Archived Webinars

PDF versions of slides and recordings of past meetings are available within the iNACOL Members Forum. (Access to the Members Forum requires the person to be an iNACOL member and to have completed the Forum registration process.)