National Distance Learning Week
November 4 - 8, 2019

What will you do for NDLW 2019?
The purpose of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field.
For schools, colleges, and corporations to conduct local events during NDLW to celebrate and promote the field of online learning.
November 4 - 8, 2019
Professionals engaged in the day-to-day practice of distance learning (schools, colleges, corporations, military) and individuals and organizations providing products and services being distributed via online, video conferencing and satellite technologies.


Monday, November 4th, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Reggie Smith, PhD Executive Director USDLA
Manager, Conference Services, Children's National Medical Center
"The History of Distance Learning and USDLA"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET 
Bill Ryan, PhD Ryan Consulting 
"Microlearning in the World of Distance Learning"

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sandra Kucina Softic, President of Eden
Josep Maria Duart Montoliu, Vice President of Eden
"Overview of the European Distance E-Learning Network and Key Issues Effecting European Online & Distance Learning"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Janet Major, BS Associate Director for Education & Facilities
Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
"Distance Learning Resources for Telehealth" 

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charmaine Torruella, Chair of AVIXA Diversity Council
Global AV Service Partner
"How to Build Diversity in the Distance Learning Workforce"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Andrea Pokrzywinski, Distance Delivery Instructor  
  Delivering K-12 Science Curriculum via Distance Learning in Alaska"

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Special Quality Matters Partner Track)
Steven Crawford, District Director for Maricopa Center for Learning & Innovation
Maricopa Colleges, Phoenix, AZ
"Busting Multimedia Myths: An Evidence Based Approach to Quality Instructional Media"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Rolando Garza, Chair of USDLA State Chapters
Distance Learning & Instructional Technology, Texas A&M University, Kingsville
"USDLA State Chapters and How to Build One for Your State"

Friday, November 8th, 2019
1100 am - 12:00 pm ET
Kristin Deprospero, Vertical Marketing Director, Solutionz, Inc
"An Update on Grant Resources"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Naza Djafarova, Director of Digital Education Strategies and Leonora Zefi, Manager of eLearning initiatives and Course Development 
" Open Access Resources for Virtual Gaming Simulation in Education"

For more information on NDLW or to Sponsor NDLW...
contact USDLA at 202.248.5023 today!

About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Washington, D.C. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry.

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