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USDLA Upcoming Events and Reminders!

Please join us for NDLW 2018!!
November 5-9, 2018

USDLA will be hosting 10 virtual sessions throughout the week highlighting the best practices within the digital/distance learning community. 

Sessions will begin at 11AM EST and 2PM EST each day and focus 
on a different topic. 

Registration is FREE so don't pass up this chance to meet with some of the experts within the community.

Check out the NDLW
full schedule

Join the USDLA at Corporate Learning Week (CLW) in Orlando, Florida
November 27-30 at the B Resort and Spa
  CLW annually shares inspirational stories of Learning & Development leadership, innovation, growth and transformation. This year, the focus is on building capabilities to drive performance in a changing world of work. View the full agenda at to review all of the details and use code CLW_USDLA for 20% off your registration.
Be surrounded by Learning & Development, Talent, and HR professionals at Corporate Learning Week for 3 days of site tours, networking, and knowledge packed sessions from A-List speakers.  
  Will you be joining? Use code CLW_USDLA for 20% off your registration and view the full agenda at .

IFWE 2018: If We Are Visible! 

Please join us for some amazing pre-conference workshops 
Wednesday November 28, 2018. 

Topics we will feature include: 

Guiding Content Experts in their Media Selection with Linda Davis, Davis eLearning Solutions, Inc. Help your subject-matter experts locate, identify and vet media elements for their eLearning projects. Differentiate between licensed, public domain and web-search media for use in your development. Learn best practices and how to apply "Fair Use" logic to support your selections.

Mentor 360 with Kristine Sudbeck, Nebraska Indian Community College and Roz Hussin, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Effective sustainable mentoring requires cognizant multi-directional and multi-participant investment, and benefits both individuals and organizations in multi-ways. In this hands-on workshop, you will be guided through reflective and collaborative exercises that will help you harness and maximize your existing mentoring skills, as well as explore and discover core metacognitive-mentoring skills.

Grants & Funding Strategies with Kirstin Deprospero, SOLUTIONZ, Inc. Attendees will leave with an understanding of funding agencies and organizations, a list of current funding sources, an understanding of the grant seeking process, information on grant writing best practices and tools to find expert grant writers, access to funding search engines, an understanding of projected funding sources for 2019 - and more!
Register today @
See the full schedule  here!  Remember, IFWE only happens every other year, so don't miss this one!  Please forward to your friends!
Questions about IFWE?  Contact Darcy Hardy at
Register Now - see you in San Antonio! 



2019 USDLA National Conference

Save the Date

Monday May 20, 2019 - Wednesday May 22, 2019
Hilton Nashville Airport
Nashville, TN



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, DC. 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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