Susan Patrick, President and CEO, iNACOL, joined us for the EdTech Specialists’ Webinar Series on Competency Based Education and Blended Learning. Susan’s discussion serves as an Introduction to Competency Education.
Note: Due to an error in recording the first few minutes of the webinar will be blank.
Susan Patrick is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL). iNACOL is a nonprofit providing policy advocacy, research on best practices, next generation learning models professional development and networking, publishing national quality standards, driving the emerging field of competency-based, online and blended learning forward.
She is the former Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education and wrote the National Educational Technology Plan in 2005 for Congress. She served as legislative liaison for Governor Hull in Arizona, ran a distance learning campus as a Site Director for Old Dominion University’s TELETECHNET program, and served as legislative staff on Capitol Hill. In 2011, Patrick was named to the International Advisory Board for the European Union program for lifelong learning/virtual education. She is an Aspen-Pahara Institute Fellow. She has authored numerous research reports and articles in the field of online, blended and competency-based education.