USDLA Honors Mosaica’s Co-founder with Outstanding Leadership For Excellence in Distance Learning Award

Dr. Dawn D. Eidelman, co-founder and Chief Education Officer of Mosaica Education was honored yesterday evening by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) with the world’s most prestigious distance learning award presented for excellence in distance learning: Outstanding Leadership by an Individual in the Field of Distance Learning.

The prestigious USDLA International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony were awards for 21st Century Best Practices, Best Practices for Distance Learning Programming, Best Practices for Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, Outstanding Leadership by an Individual, Hall of Fame and the Eagle for an elected official.

In addition to Dr. Eidelman, Mosaica Education was also represented by Ms. Brenda Wallace, an outstanding Mosaica Online teacher, who was also honored with a Best Practices Award for Distance Learning Teaching.

“As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring Dr. Dawn D. Eidelman of Mosaica Education and the Paragon Curriculum as a leader in the industry,” said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA. “Dr. Eidelman has raised the bar of excellence and we are truly honored by her leadership of Mosaica’s Education Department and development of the Paragon Curriculum as contributions to the distance learning industry.”

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.

“This year’s USDLA Award recipient, Dr. Eidelman, represents the finest example of leadership in our field. The depth and breadth of the USDLA membership allows us to engage with leaders from higher education, K-12, industry, military, government who daily demonstrate the power of distance learning. We are so very proud and excited to be able to recognize this level of excellence,” said Dr. Rob Robinson, President of USDLA.

The USDLA presented its 2013 International Distance Learning Awards to Dr. Eidelman and Ms. Wallace in conjunction with the 2013 National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  For a full press release, click here.