Edmentum (edmentum.com), a global education leader and the original pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announces that Dr. Shane Dennison, Edmentum state programs manager has joined the Quality MattersK-12 Advisory Council. The Quality Matters K-12 Advisory Council, first established in 2018 as the K-12 Strategy Committee, provides guidance and advice for the K-12 programmatic directions, initiatives, and academic standards of Quality Matters.
“I am honored to have been invited to join the prestigious Quality Matters K-12 Advisory Council,” said Dr. Dennison. “I’ve dedicated my career to education because I believe that all students deserve access to a quality education that prepares them for success in the future. I’m excited to have the opportunity to serve as an advocate for the needs of the K-12 Quality Matters community.”
Dr. Dennison has been with Edmentum for 17 years, many of which have been spent working closely with Quality Matters to help ensure that Edmentum courses meet the rigorous Quality Matters course design rubric standards of design efficacy and alignment. Before his time at Edmentum, Dr. Dennison taught for eight years at the high school and college levels in the Cleveland, Ohio area.
“Dr. Dennison’s daily efforts help ensure we are recognized for offering high-quality courses and programs.” said Melissa Crouch, vice president of product operations at Edmentum. “His background, experience, and passion for education will prove him a valuable member of the Quality Matters community.”
Edmentum, Inc. is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, and actionable data. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. Edmentum is committed to being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Built on sixty years of experience in education, Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit edmentum.com.
About Quality Matters
Quality Matters is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. Quality Matters’ mission is to promote and improve the quality of online education and student learning nationally and internationally through:
Development of current, research-supported, and practice-based quality standards and appropriate evaluation tools and procedures.
Recognition of expertise in online education quality assurance and evaluation.
Fostering a culture of continuous improvement by integrating QM Standards and processes into organizational plans to improve the quality of online education.
Providing professional development in the use of rubrics, tools and practices to improve the quality of online education.
Peer review and certification of quality in online education.