Iowa Distance
Learning Association

What Is IDLA?

The Iowa Distance Learning Association (IDLA) is a non-profit association formed to promote the development and application of distance learning to education and training.

IDLA is comprised of professionals serving learners in all walks of life throughout Iowa, the United States, and the world. Among the constituents we represent and serve are K-12, area education agencies, higher education, continuing education and corporate training.

Save the Date!  IDLA Annual Symposium April 3, 2018

More information will be coming soon.  The symposium this year will include 2 keynote speakers at the Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conference Center.  The Call for Proposals is OPEN!  All sessions will be announced and posted on our website between December 2017 and January 2018.

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Special thanks to our Fall and Spring Symposium Location and Door Prize Sponsors:


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You can join now and be a member of Iowa’s premier distance learning organization. As a member of IDLA you also become a member of USDLA, a powerful alliance to meet the burgeoning education and training needs of learning communities via new concepts of the fusion of communication technologies with learning in broad multidiscipline applications.

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