is a renowned author and speaker who has more than 15 years of experience helping K-12 schools to develop a 21st century learning model.
As President and CEO of The VHS Collaborative (formerly Virtual High School Global Consortium), she led the effort to pioneer online learning for high school students and online course design for teachers.
grew from 28 member schools and 30 classes offered to over 650 member schools and 396 teachers in 33 states and 32 countries.
She has served on the Board of Directors of the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL), Blackboard Idea Exchange Steering Committee, and DOME (Diversity and Outreach in Mathematics and Engineering) Foundation.
has served on the U.S. Department of Education National Online Education Policy Forum
and the NCREL Blue Ribbon Panel for Online Education.