The luncheon panel was held Oct. 25 at The Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Panelists for the event:
Susan Patrick is the President and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. iNACOL is the professional association for advocacy and research in K-12 online learning, publishing national quality standards and best practices.
Stephanie Hargens in 2010 became the Head of School, Michigan Virtual Charter Academy — a statewide virtual charter school headquartered in Grand Rapids.
James Bermingham is the superintendent of the Berrien Springs Public Schools. Berrien Springs serves a highly diverse international student population with students from more than 40 countries enrolled in district schools.
Michael Van Beek is director of education policy at the Mackinac Center and author of “Virtual Learning in Michigan’s Schools.”