iNACOL PLUGGED IN | 8.15.18 – iNACOL Innovator Award Deadline Approaching, Webinar Registration Now Open
August 15, 2018
iNACOL PLUGGED IN 8.15.18
Your engagement and action are needed over the next couple of weeks. Below are opportunities you should know about.
Pick Our SXSW EDU 2019 Panel iNACOL has proposed a session for 2019 SXSW EDU Conference being held March 4-7, 2019 in Austin, TX, and we need your help to ensure we are able to share important insights and lessons about personalized learning.
You’re invited to vote and share input on our proposed session, A National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning, which we’ll present along with our friends at LEAP Innovations and Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington Bothell. The session stems from our recently published report summarizing new research on how personalized learning is being approached and implemented across the nation.
Online voting is now open through Thursday, August 30, 2018. Your participation plays a significant role in whether our session is accepted. Click here to vote for the National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning panel. And share the invitation to participate with your colleagues by tweeting about it.
Nominate an Education Transformer for an iNACOL Innovator Award Each year, iNACOL honors and celebrates education pioneers for their work in personalized, competency-based education. Nominations are now being accepted for the iNACOL Teacher of the Year and Outstanding Individual Contribution to Personalized Learning awards. We’ll announce honorees at the iNACOL Symposium in Nashville, TN, which runs October 21-24, 2018.
Additional information, including eligibility requirements and nomination forms, is available on our iNACOL Innovator Awards page. Please submit a notice of your intent to nominate by 8 p.m. ET on August 31, 2018. Final nomination packages are due by 8 p.m. ET on September 7, 2018. Please send all intents to nominate and any questions to [email protected]. Join the Conversation about Supportive Policy for Education Innovation You’re invited to join Susan Patrick, iNACOL’s president and CEO, and our policy team for an hour-long discussion about long-term policy approaches for personalized, competency-based education in the United States. We’re hosting a Special Edition Webinar on August 28, 2018 at 2 p.m. Eastern; here’s how to sign up for it. It’ll be helpful to read this recent report too. Plugged In Headlines: Other News in Personalized, Competency-Based Education
Study: Personalized Learning Requires Proper Funding, Greater District Guidance Amelia Harper, Education Dive Another recent study on state funding strategies for innovation in education conducted by national education nonprofit iNACOL, revealed that, as of 2018, almost all states have a form of K-12 competency-based education policy and that 18 of those states have comprehensive policies designed to help districts get the resources they need to support personalized learning.… Read more.