Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2006
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) will present the 2006 Distance Learning Awards Celebration of Excellence in conjunction with the VNU Training Solutions Conference and Expo in Denver, Colorado. Since 1987 USDLA has been the nation's premier distance learning association. The USDLA Awards program will honor outstanding individuals and organizations for excellence in the field distance learning, education and training.
These prestigious Global Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony will be the 21st Century Best Practice Award, as well as the Best Practice Awards for Distance Learning Programming and the Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Awards.
The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies.
The USDLA Awards are closely followed by the Distance learning industry. "Once again, as we approach our 20th Anniversary as a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we look forward to honoring the best of the best," said Dr. John G. Flores, CEO of USDLA. "The USDLA awards have become the standard of excellence for recognizing achievement in distance learning. Each year the USDLA Awards become the metric by which others judge quality in the Distance Learning industry."
The 2006 USDLA Distance Learning Awards are presented to five major sectors of distance education and training and include the Pre-K - 12, Higher Education, Corporate, Government / Military and Telehealth markets. Some of the 2005 recipients included:
- Reynolds University
- General Electric Advanced Materials and GECIS
- Harvard Graduate School of Education
- Florida Virtual School
- Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
- Department of Defense, TRICARE Privacy Office
- Colonial Williamsburg and many more
(To view all 2005 winners visit: http://www.usdla.org/html/events/dlAwards_05.htm)
Join USDLA in honoring the 2006 awardees at the USDLA Awards Ceremony, scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2006 during the VNU Training Solutions Conference and Expo being held in Denver, Colorado (http://www.trainingsolutionsconference.com).
About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry. http://www.usdla.org
Prior releases from USDLA:
Distance-Educator.com Collaborates with the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA): http://www.prweb.com/releases/USDLA/distancelearning/prweb420136.htm
Global Design Interactive Becomes Platinum Sponsor of United States Distance Learning Association: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/06/prweb400852.htm
United States Distance Learning Association Elects First African-American Board Member: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/12/prweb186001.htm
United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Announces 2006 Call For Nomination For Prestigious Distance Learning Awards: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/05/prweb383598.htm
United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Announces Quarterly Supplement in USA Today: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/6/prweb396750.htm