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OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference
October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

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Nicole Allen

SPARC
Director of Open Education
USA
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education for SPARC. In this role, she leads SPARC’s work to advance openness and equity in education, which includes a robust state and federal policy program, a broad librarian community of practice, and a leadership program for open education professionals. Nicole joined SPARC in 2013 to develop and launch a program on open education. Under her leadership, SPARC’s open education program has been a driving force behind numerous state and federal policy achievements, which include securing $35 million in appropriations for a pilot grant program and establishing an open licensing policy at the Department of Education. Nicole was also instrumental in organizing opposition to the Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger. Since 2020, Nicole has also played a significant role in organizing the Open Education Conference, the open education community’s largest annual event. You can follow her on Twitter @txtbks
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