2024 Conference TBD

Last Years Conference

Virtual Conference – Thursday, June 15th, 2023

Who is MCO?

Massachusetts Colleges Online (MCO) is a collaborative of 24 public state higher education institutions involved in the design, delivery, management, and assessment of online, blended, and other technology-mediated learning formats. The collaborative provides opportunities for all members to address the issues and challenges arising from professional practice, and the pool of financial and intellectual capital toward the development and enhancement of services.

Please visit our main site: and the student course portal site: 

About the Conference

The Massachusetts Colleges Online Conference on eLearning: Sharing Best Practices allows attendees to explore, discuss, and understand how colleges and universities in Massachusetts are exploring online education to improve teaching, learning, interacting, and communicating with our students. The conference sessions address:

  • Increasing access to higher educational opportunities through online and blended learning
  • Managing the dramatic growth of online and blended programs in Massachusetts public higher education
  • Reaching students in new pedagogical ways
  • Meeting the technical demands of eLearning delivery
  • Meeting administrative challenges
  • Meeting the challenges of creating student services

Who Should Attend

  • Faculty teaching online and blended courses
  • Faculty interested in learning to teach online and blended courses
  • Administrators
  • Instructional Designers
  • Librarians
  • elearning Support Staff

Free Registration

  • Click Here to Register for the Conference (Coming Soon)

Featuring the COD Award (Courses of Distinction) Showcase

Attend course presentation showcases the online and hybrid courses recognized by the MCO institutions as representing the best uses of eLearning instructional technology to enhance student success.

Conference Co-Chairs

Conference Committee

Kim Colangelo, Mount Wachusett Community College             

Steve Courchesne, Framingham State University

Brendan Harvey, Bridgewater State University

Roxanne McCorry, Middlesex Community College

Andrea Milligan, Northshore Community College

Michael Murphy, Bristol Community College

Gerol Petruzella, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Jesse Schreier, Massasoit Community College

Gail Rankin, Salem State University

Bernadette Sibuma, Massachusetts Bay Community College

Kyle Kraus, Springfield Technical Community University 

Lynn Zayac, Westfield State University