Monday, October 28th, 2019
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 3
Engagement Strategies for Administrators/Institutions
Session Title
Growing a 7-12 Online Program Embedded in Quality Matters
Want to know how to maximize the QM Framework in your 7-12 course development? Hear how a large, suburban school district just outside of Columbus, Ohio has adopted Quality Matters to redesign and create a full suite of quality, online course options for their 7-12 graders.
Learning Objectives
Relate the story of one district's journey to build a successful in-district online program.
Explain the impact that Quality Matters can have on a 7-12 online program.
Describe a variety of examples of QM-aligned online learning best practices.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with experience in the topic, but who are transitioning to greater responsibilities in this area
Jennifer Sayre, Online Learning Coordinator, Hilliard City Schools
Jennifer has 15+ years of experience as an online teacher and learning coordinator in one of the largest suburban school districts in Ohio, Hilliard City Schools. She has a bachelor's degree from Kent State University as well as a masters degree in educational leadership. Her unique experience, extensive knowledge and innovative approach combine to create a true passion for online learning.

Mark Pohlman, Director of Instructional Technology, Hilliard City Schools
After spending part of his educational career both as a classroom teacher and then as a technology director, Mark joined the Hilliard City Schools family in 2010. He has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Toledo, a master’s degree from the University of Findlay and an administrative specialist license in Professional Development and Curriculum.