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OEG Announces a New Board Member

Catherine M. Casserly

The Open Education Global is pleased to announce the addition of a new board member, Catherine M. Casserly.  The Board of Directors of the Open Education Global provides strategic direction and fiscal oversight to the organization and is composed of elected representatives from member institutions and organizations.

As founder and president of Casserly Consulting & Coaching, Cathy is an experienced leader and a focused strategist who challenges entrenched thinking and position individuals and organizations for accelerated performance.

Previously, Catherine was CEO and President of Creative Commons, an Aspen Institute Fellow, Vice President at the Carnegie Foundation, and Vice President at EdCast, a mobile first start-up. She was a founding pioneer of the Open Educational Resources field, developing, managing, and launching the 100 million USD inaugural portfolio for the Hewlett Foundation. Cathy is also a member of the Advisory Council for the National Science Foundation.

Official Press Release

OEC Presented the President’s Award to James Glapa-Grossklag at the 2019 Open Education Global Conference

  The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce the presentation of the Presidential Award to James Glapa-Grossklag, past president and treasurer of the OEC Board of Directors, at the 2019 Open Education Global Conference in Milan, Italy.  The President’s Award is given by the OE Consortium Board of Directors to an institution or […]

Coalition Formed to Support Implementation of UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Recommendation

  The UNESCO Recommendation for Future International Collaboration in the field of Open Educational Resources (OER) has been recently adopted by 195 UNESCO member states at the November 2019 session of the UNESCO General Conference. This is a unique and important milestone offering a major opportunity to advance open education around the world.  Recognizing the […]

OEC welcomes two new members

Trinity Valley Community College Welcome to  Trinity Valley Community College!  Trinity Valley Community College, located in Athens, Texas, is a learning-centered college that provides quality academic, workforce, college preparatory, student support, and community service programs that prepare and empower students for success and promote and enhance life-long learning for all communities served.       […]

Welcome to OEC’s newest member!

    Welcome OEC’s newest member, San Jacinto College located in southeast Harris County, Texas, serving the community of Pasadena and the greater Houston area. Read more about the College and their open initiative, The Open Books Program.