Your Name and Title:
Rich Kiker (@rkiker) - Director of Online Learning
School or Organization Name:
Palisades School District
Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
Language in Which You Will Present:
K-12 Educators, Administrators, School Board Members, and Educational Reformers
Short Session Description (one line):
How one district is reinventing the community learning model with elearning options.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Palisades Cyber Academy is an online and hybrid learning program that is fully integrated into the Palisades School District. This program gives the district the ability to offer a range of online courses and scheduling options to better meet the needs of its students who would like to pursue custom and cyber learning opportunities. Implementing this program has proven to have a multitude of benefits including student choice, flexible scheduling, increased technical capacity, improved college readiness, and a significant cost savings. Our "entire learning community" approach is a model for authentic educational reform and is within the power of any school to do this and we would like to share one way how. Please come to learn, teach, and share!
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:
The deadline for submitting your revisions to this proposal is November 7, 2011 at 5 PM CST or 23:00 UTC. We will not accept revisions after this time. Thanks for your ideas and we hope you'll consider applying next year.