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Jay Heap

Georgia Virtual School
Jay Heap currently serves as the Director of Virtual Learning for the State of Georgia. He has been involved with online learning including teaching, content development, and administration since 2005. He was instrumental in creating the Georgia Credit Recovery program, a free program available to all Georgia public school students. Serving as the Manager of Curriculum development for 2 years, he implemented a process for in house course revision and creation that is current being used in Georgia and implemented in other state virtual schools. Prior to serving the online educational community, Jay taught business education in a Georgia school district for 13 years. He holds a B.S. Degree in Business Education, and a Master's degree in Adult Learning/Distance Education and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and is also a certified project manager. Jay currently serves as Chairman for the Desire2Learn K-12 Advisory Group, and Vice president for the State Virtual School Collaborative.