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.

IDLA Annual Symposium was held April 3, 2018

The symposium included 1 keynote speaker and an organization discussion panel at the Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conference Center.  The past agenda is available and has links to the resources presenters shared.

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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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