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Janice Mertes

Department of Public Instruction
Digital Learning Leader
Janice Mertes is the Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning-Digital Learning team at DPI.She coordinates the Digital Learning Plan,Future Ready programs,and the State Superintendent’s Digital Learning Advisory Council (DLAC).Janice supports the WI Digital Learning Collaborative (WDLC) to promote personalized,innovative learning opportunities.She supports theITL standards, Keeping Kids Safe Online, digital equity, Title IVA support, coding, virtual learning, blended learning, computer science, digital equity, and district planning.Janice is a CoSN Certified Educator Technology Leader (CETL) and supports the state program with WETL.Janice serves on the SETDA Board of Directors and participates on the CoSN Driving Innovation workgroup.She was named as one of Ed Scoop’s Top 25 State Leaders in 2017.