THE National
Standards for
Quality Online Learning

National Standards for Quality Online Learning
The National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Online Teaching and Online Programs have been the benchmark for online programs, districts and state agencies since their creation in 2007.

Quality Online Learning

The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA) and Quality Matters (QM) are leading a broad-based effort to revise the National Standards for Quality Online Learning, building upon the work started by The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

The NEW Standards

Below are links to view or download the most current versions of each of the standards sets. National Standards for Quality Online Courses is currently being revised.

*Check back with us in September 2019 to download the updated Online Courses standards,  documented revisions and other support materials.

Previous Versions

Below are links to download the past versions of the standards from iNACOL.