Open Education Policies in the Northeast
Lindsey Gumb, Fellow for Open Education
Released December 2020
While there is no one-size-fits-all policy, model or practice in Open Education, several New England states engaged in this work have identified and demonstrated practical approaches to successfully advance initiatives at both the state and institution level. This regional analysis shares exemplars and observations of sound practices observed by NEBHE Fellow for Open Education, Lindsey Gumb.
The OER State Policy Playbook provides policy recommendations for U.S. state legislators interested in tackling college affordability through OER. Download this resource and share it with interested policymakers.
Updated weekly during the legislative season, this page tracks the latest state-by-state policy activity relevant to the SPARC community, along with policies enacted in past years. SPARC’s state policy tracking is done in conjunction with Foresight Law + Policy.
Open Education Advisory Committee
Under the direction of its Open Education Advisory Committee, comprised of higher education leaders representing the six New England states, New Jersey and New York, NEBHE has begun its initial work to address the following identified priorities: Policy Development, Practitioner Support, and Leadership Awareness & Engagement.
Read more about the advisory committee & access meeting minutes below: