Education Views recently caught up with Beth Baker, Co-founder and Executive Director along with her co-partner Glen Taylor, both from Michigan who have been engaged with cutting edge educational models for over a decade creating WAY Online, WAY Academy, and WAY American Schools. WAY partners with local schools, parents and teachers and offer a robust, internationally accredited, project-based curriculum on their innovative cloud-based platform.
"This week the Michigan Department of Education issued guidance on how to successfully transition to online learning. Fortunately for the WAY Program, this transition has already been made", says Rich Klemm. "All the considerations outlined in the guidance are a part of our model. We pride ourselves at the WAY Program in being able to provide a quality educational experience to our students regardless of what may be going on in the world. Our primary goal is to be an adaptable option to our partnering districts while maintaining fidelity to our mission."
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Glen Taylor, co-founder of WAY Program, WAY American School and Centric Learning, received the Upton Sinclair Award.
The award acknowledges individuals who have made great contributions to education. "This year we are proud to recognize and acknowledge a number of scholars, writers, theoreticians and other researchers who have contributed to the field of education", wrote Michael F Shaughnessy, Senior Columnist of EducationViews. "Every year, we pause at this time to reflect on certain individuals who, like Upton Sinclair, have made an impact on either education or their chosen field of endeavor."