Dr. Brenda Vogds is the Director of the Institute for Personalized Learning. Brenda has 18 years of experience in various educational roles in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. She was a key leader in the beginning phases of competency-based education in the Kettle Moraine School District (WI), and worked directly with learners and educators in the Eastern Carver County School District (MN) where the district is working to make personalized learning a reality for all students. Dr. Vogds received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Marketing Education from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology, and a Ph.D. from Cardinal Stritch University. Brenda has presented at several regional and national conferences, including iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Minnesota School Boards Association Conference, the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference, and the Minnesota Personalized Learning Summit, among others.