Online Learning is Here to Stay: The Roadmap to a Sustainable and Effective Online Learning Program
Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Editor-at-Large
The world around us has changed forever. Distance learning is now an integral aspect of learning—for all levels—around the world. And it’s clear that online learning is here to stay in at least some capacity. Join us for a conversation that will explore the roadmap for implementing a sustainable and effective online learning program for long-term success.
Hear how school districts across the country are refocusing and strengthening their online learning plans for continuity now and beyond the pandemic, including one example of success in Muncie Community Schools (Indiana).
Topics will include:
- Key elements to a successful online learning program
- Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Meeting the instructional needs of students in a virtual teaching/learning environment
- Professional learning needs for teachers
- Support for families
Speakers will provide actionable tips and best practices for initiating or enhancing your own comprehensive virtual learning program.
Meet Your Speakers
Muncie Community Schools Virtual Learning Program
Dr. Chuck Reynolds
Muncie Community Schools
Senior Director, Academic Services
K12 Learning Solutions
Rachel is the Senior Director of Academics for the Learning Solution team at K12. She joined K12 in 2011 as the Academic Administrator for Chicago Virtual Charter School (CVCS). As part of the leadership team, she played an integral part in developing the instructional model that has proven to be successful. Because of CVCS’ robust instructional model and leadership, the school was named a top school in Chicago Magazine. After working with CVCS, Rachel served in many roles in K12/STRIDE managed schools, including working with a team to stand-up, manage, and support various blended models across the nation due to her experience working across the blended model continuum, from FLEX model to 100% virtual. Currently, she works with the internal Learning Solution teams to assist school partners with engineering and supporting blended initiatives and programs. Her role includes teacher development, data analysis, and collaborating with admin teams to ensure a successful implementation.