WALLINGFORD, CN--VBrick Systems announced that the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has appointed Pat Cassella, senior director of marketing, education at VBrick Systems to the USDLA Advisory Board. The USDLA is a non-profit organization that promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training.
The USDLA Advisory Board is a distinguished group of distance learning and industry leaders who advise the USDLA senior executives and board of directors on educational and technology trends that enhance distance learning. Advisory Board members represent the USDLA's major constituencies including K-12 education; higher education; home schooling; continuing education; corporate, military, and government training; and telehealth.
"Ideas and information shape society and provide the foundation for future innovation," said John G. Flores, Ph.D., chief executive officer, USDLA. "We are pleased to appoint Pat Cassella to the USDLA Advisory Board and believe that his insight into the nexus of communications and education is a strong asset for the organization."
Mr. Cassella brings more than 20 years of high-tech experience and extensive education industry background to the USDLA Advisory Board. At VBrick, Mr. Cassella leads the company's education group and is focused on developing digital video products and systems that provide the ease-of-use and reliability required to enhance new distance learning and training capabilities.