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iNACOL Teacher Talk Webinar Features National Blended and Online Learning Teacher of the Year

Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2015) – On Thursday, December 17, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is hosting a Teacher Talk Webinar featuring Paula Barr, recently honored as the 2015 Blended and Online Learning Teacher of the Year at the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, held in Orlando, Florida.

In this webinar, Paula will share her perspective on how blended and online teaching improves student engagement, provides for greater personalization of learning, and how a veteran classroom teacher has adapted to a new teaching and learning environment. Paula will share examples of successes and challenges she experienced in the journey of becoming an outstanding blended learning teacher.

Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL, said, “Nominated by her peers and colleagues, Paula represents the astonishing dedication of teacher leaders working tirelessly to do what’s best for kids every single day. Her fearless and diligent work in pursuing systems change is helping to shape the future of education. This Teacher Talk webinar offers all educators the opportunity to internalize promising practices and learn how to successfully adapt to new personalized learning environments.”

This webinar is free to attend—participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.

Webinar Title: A Conversation with the 2015 iNACOL National Blended & Online Learning Teacher of the Year


  • Paula Barr, Classroom Teacher Grade 2, Quail Run School, Lawrence Public Schools


About iNACOL

The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to ensure all students have access to a world-class education and quality blended and online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focused on research; developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access; developing quality standards for emerging learning models using online, blended, and competency-based education; and supporting the ongoing professional development of classroom, school, district and state leaders for new learning models. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, and follow us on twitter.

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