Leadership Network Symposium: Leading with Purpose: The Power of Collaborative Leadership in the Digital Age

Brief Abstract

Discover the transformative potential of collaboration as we delve into the art of building leadership capacity in the digital realm. In this engaging session, Jennifer Wurch, an esteemed IELOL alumni and passionate advocate, will lead the way. Join us to explore how emerging and seasoned digital leaders can forge powerful partnerships, leveraging their collective expertise to nurture the next generation of online leadership.


The OLC Leadership Network Symposium will bring together trailblazers and influential voices in our field in a highly collaborative one-day event, fostering discussions and debates about our digital learning futures. Together, we will determine our top priorities for the upcoming year, addressing the most significant challenges and opportunities facing our field. It aims to collectively identify areas that require our focused attention in addressing the ubiquitous challenges and promising opportunities for creating equitable, inclusive, and quality online and blended education. This year’s symposium promises a truly engaging experience, featuring a keynote address, panel discussions, and numerous networking opportunities. Do not miss out on this unique and prestigious event, where you can connect with leaders from around the world and gain valuable insights into critical topics. Learn More and Register: https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/attend-2023/accelerate/leadership-network-symposium/


Jennifer is the Director of Curriculum Operations for Penn Foster Group. Her role resides within the Education division, where she provides academic project management leadership across all verticals in the department. Jennifer specializes in education operations and leadership, including strategic planning, portfolio and project prioritization, process enhancement, budget management, and resource allocation. She also has a passion for design process scalability and leads projects that ensure innovative course design concepts are implemented at scale across programs and brands. In addition to her role with Penn Foster Group, Jennifer has also been an associate faculty member with the University of Arizona Global Campus for 10 years. Jennifer received her BA in Journalism from San Diego State University and her MA in Education from the University of Arizona Global Campus.

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