The Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council (ODLAC) is comprised of commissioner-appointed council members with demonstrated experience with or interest in online learning; two members of the council must represent technology business. The remaining membership represents the following interests: superintendents; special education specialists; technology directors; teachers; rural, urban, and suburban school districts; supplemental programs; full-time programs; consortia; charter schools; Board of Teaching-approved teacher preparation programs; and parents. The advisory council shall bring to the attention of the commissioner and the Legislature any matters related to online and digital learning.

To learn more about this council’s charge access Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.095, Subdivision 10: Online Learning Option Act.

Please contact Deborah Proctor, MDE Online Learning Specialist, or call 651-582-8328 if you are interested in attending a council meeting.

2014-2016 Council Meeting Schedule
The advisory council will meet on the second Monday of each month, January 2014 through June 2016. Council meetings are open to the public and are convened at the Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, Minnesota, in Conference Center A, room 12. All council meetings are supported by WebEx. View the list of available sessions. No password is required.

The council will honor open meeting law requirements contained in the Minnesota Meeting Law.