Influencing online and blended learning practice through the voices from the field.
"We could not maintain the quality online programming we have without the support and state advocacy we receive from WEN and WDLC.”
– Lisa Lieder, Online Coordinator, Oshkosh eACADEMY
"Our partnership with Wisconsin eSchool Network and Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative has proven to be invaluable in our efforts to grow our online and blended programs."
– Shelly Gillmore, Online Coordinator, Baraboo School District
“Our partnership with WEN and the WDLC has given us access to high quality digital resources and technology tools at a reasonable cost, and support for district and building level roll out of blended learning initiatives."
– Jill Gurtner, Principal, Clark Street Community School and 21st Century eSchool
"The Phelps School District has had an excellent relationship with WVS and WDLC extending over ten years in providing us access to high-quality digital instruction and the necessary resources in expanding our blended learning environment to provide the necessary individual based instruction for our students.”
– Jason Pertile, Dean of Students, School Counselor, Phelps School District
"Working collaboratively with WVS has been an integral part in developing a solid foundation for us to grow Wausau Area Virtual Education (WAVE) within the Wausau School District. The expertise that is shared, the access to high-quality educational resources, and the engaging professional development opportunities provided through this partnership have been invaluable."
– Jenny Seymour, Administrator and Teacher, Wausau Area Virtual Education (WAVE)
“Through our partnership with WEN and the WDLC, we have been able to exponentially expand our virtual and blended options across our consortium of districts to provide access to the highest quality digital learning courses, resources, and support found anywhere in the State. All partners have a voice in WEN not commonly found in working with other associations. This voice allows all to work collaboratively to share best practices and innovative ideas to continually push forward the use of digital learning tools in districts all throughout Wisconsin in a cooperative manner to the benefit of all.”
– Charlie Heckel, Administrator, Rural Virtual Academy
“Arise Virtual Academy has enjoyed the ongoing partnership with WEN and the WDLC. The collaboration experience has been very beneficial to stay abreast of new and emerging trends related to online learning, receive a cost savings through the course licensing agreements, and participate in Professional Learning Communities with colleagues in the similar educational models.”
– David Parr, Dean of Students, Mentor and Teacher, ARISE Virtual Academy