Personalized, Intelligent PD for the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching

In light of the current context, the work of the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) Online Teaching is more relevant than ever, especially for teachers who are new to teaching in a blended setting or completely online. You can watch any part of this webinar to learn more.

Hosted by SETDA, December 1, 2020

National Standards for Quality
Christine Voelker, QM [4.34]


Online Teaching Standards
Cynthia Hamblin, VLLA [2:03]


Demo of the Learning Portal for Educators
Richard Laine, 2gnoMe [16:05]


Michigan ExampIe
Ken Dirkin, Michigan Virtual [5:59]


Take Action
Richard Laine, 2gnoMe [1:51]


Q&A and Contacts
[Everyone] [11:20]




What's next? 

Participating Organizations

National Standards for Quality Online Learning consist of three sets of standards for benchmarking and evaluating the quality of online teaching, programs, and courses.

Quality Matters (QM) is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. It provides a scalable quality assurance system for online and blended learning used within and across organizations. A member-based non-profit organization, QM is one of the largest providers of assessed professional development for online faculty.

The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA) is an association that brings together leaders from innovative online programs in the U.S. to strengthen virtual education. Consisting largely of leading state virtual schools, and several outstanding consortia, the member organizations serve well over a half a million online course enrollments annually using highly-qualified teachers trained in online instruction, supply blended learning and other professional learning services, and conduct research to validate and improve the effectiveness of online learning.

Michigan Virtual provides online courses for Michigan students, professional development for educators and is the parent organization of the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute®. As a nonprofit organization with more than 20 years of experience, Michigan Virtual is Michigan’s leading voice in online education.

2gnoMe is a cloud technology platform that supports teachers with personalized professional learning. Our award-winning approach enhances individual skills awareness, clarifies who needs what kind of learning in the first place, and makes it easy to create a competency-based continuous learning experience for every teacher – at scale. For education leaders, the platform informs the impact of the professional learning activity on the teaching practice and student outcomes.