Amy Valentine is the inaugural executive director for the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning. Valentine is the former executive director of three online and blended schools in Colorado, where she was focused on academic and operational turnaround. Prior to driving change and school improvement in this role, she served as global development manager for The International Academy, an online school that spans the globe. During her time at K12 Inc., Amy worked in a variety of capacities, including school development, national marketing, and helping to launch the first online virtual academy in 2005. Prior to joining the world of digital education, she worked as a teacher, facilitator, and teacher trainer in various school districts in Colorado.
Amy is working on her dissertation to complete her PhD in instructional technology and adult learning theory at the University of Wyoming’s Department of Education. Additionally, she earned her Master of Arts in Spanish civilization and culture and her Bachelor of Science in organizational communication and business from Ohio University.