• Online Learning Award Winner

    We would like to thank everyone who applied for our network's annual Online Learning Award. This award recognizes exceptional educators and leaders who are paving the way for connected, online and/or blended learning. This year we had an unprecedented amount of qualified applicants! It was great to learn more about all of the nominees , whose exemplary work provides a model for teaching, learning and leading in the fields of online and blended learning. Please join us in congratulating this year's winner, Torrey Trust, Assistant Professor with the College of Education at University of Massachusetts - Amherst and her 12 graduate students in the Educational Web Design course (EDUC 612)! We are pleased to have the opportunity to recognize her and her students for their contributions in developing and designing an open online course for educators titled Designing Digital Media for Teaching and Learning. As the main recipient of the ISTE Online Learning Network Award, Torrey will receive a complimentary one-year standard ISTE membership and be honored at the 2016 ISTE Conference & Expo in Denver on Monday, June 27. Additionally, she will also be recognized online at as well as in an official press release and blog posts from ISTE recognizing PLN award winners. We hope you will join us in congratulating the 2016 ISTE Online Learning Award winner, Torrey Trust and her EDUC 612 graduate students for their outstanding work and achievement for contributing to moving teachers forward with Online Learning!