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Online Learning Advisory Committee


Alternative Learning Rules

Online Learning Rules

Contact Information

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An Online Learning Advisory Committee (OLAC) has formal membership selected by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Members of the advisory committee will assist OSPI by providing advice regarding the approval criteria, major components of the website, the model school district policy, model agreements, and other related matters.

Upcoming Meetings

October 13, 2021
9:30 am-12 pm
Zoom Meeting

February 9, 2022
9:30 am-12 pm
Zoom Meeting

May 11, 2022
9:30 am-12 pm
Zoom Meeting

Formal Membership

Todd Dalsted
Graduation Alliance
Representing private online reengagement providers

Andrew Estep
Washington State PTSA
Representing parents

Andrew Hickman
ESD 113
Representing educational service districts

Jenn Black
Washington Education Association
Representing teachers

Brad Sprague
Washington Association for Learning Alternatives
Representing alternative educators

Kristin Whiteaker
Spokane Virtual Learning
Representing public online programs

Dang Phan
AdvancED Accreditation
Representing accreditation organizations

Rob Perkins
Evergreen School Board
Representing school board members

Dr. Jay Srinivasan
Representing private online providers

Mark Jenkins
State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Representing institutions of higher education

Kelly Shepherd
Association of Washington School Principals
Representing school principals