During this session, participants will take a look under the hood and learn how blended learning can be supported in the CTE classroom with online curriculum leading to industry recognized credentials (IRCs). This session will be guided by both the Director/Principal of VTVLC (a Distance CTE Pioneer in VT) and a solutions provider from eDynamics, the premier CTE curriculum pathways providers in North America. Bring your curiosity and questions to this “think outside the box” session!
Speaker Bio: Jeff is the Founder and Director of the Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC), Vermont’s K-12 online learning program. VTVLC serves thousands of students by connecting them with courses that are not offered locally, not accessible due to scheduling conflicts, or that are not offered at times that help students achieve success. In addition, Jeff also is the founder of the Northeast Online Teaching Institute (NEOTI) which provides professional development in online and blended learning. NEOTI offers a Certificate in Online Teaching which prepares educators to obtain the Vermont Agency of Education’s endorsement as an Online Teaching Specialist (OTS). Jeff has over 33 years of education experience in Career Technical Education, Academics, Online and Blended Learning, and Professional Learning through the Graduate level.