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Host: SXSW

Will you be attending SXSWedu this year? If so, be sure to stop by iNACOL’s Personalized, Competency-Based Education Meet Up, where you can learn more about our work and how to get involved. Stop by and meet other education innovators! 

Personalized, Competency-Based Education Meet Up

Tuesday, March 8, 2016  |  12:30-1:30 p.m. CT
Austin Convention Center Room 18D
Presenters: Susan Patrick and Bruce Friend, iNACOL

iNACOL is a nonprofit, membership organization working with leaders and educators in next generation, personalized learning models. Our mission: to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. Please join us to learn about our work and how you can join our effort to ensure high quality competency-based, blended and online learning opportunities are available to students.

iNACOL will also be participating in two sessions at SXSW, and we invite you to join us:

K-12 Education Policy: New ESSA Enables PL + CBE

Date and Time: Monday, March 7, 2016|  5:00-6:00 p.m. CT
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H
Presenters: Susan Patrick, iNACOL; Lillian Pace, KnowledgeWorks; Paul Leather, New Hampshire Department of Education

Beyond Walls: Art Museums and Online Learning

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 8, 2016|  5:00-6:00 p.m. CT
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402
Presenters: Bruce Friend, iNACOL; Anne Kraybill, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; Claire Moore, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Emily Kotecki, North Carolina Museum of Art