Ed Bowen is the Director of Outreach and Partner Solutions, Dallas Learning Solutions (DLS) a part of the R. Jan LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications, a campus of the Dallas County Community College District. As the Director, he oversees a variety of services including project consulting, speaking engagements, and learning event facilitation. DLS'Â™s consulting practice is devoted to supporting high-quality, effective, accessible learning environments, systems, programs, and experiences by offering high quality courses and the support to ensure their success in our client's environment. Prior to this, he served as the Executive Dean of Distance Learning for the Dallas TeleCollege. In this capacity he oversaw the design, development, and delivery of online courses for the Dallas County Community College District, developed online faculty training workshops and materials, mentored, reviewed, and evaluated the performance of online faculty, and served on various DCCCD working groups that focused on online course training, development, delivery, and quality. Under his leadership, the Dallas County Community College District, which is composed of seven separately accredited Colleges, implemented Quality Matters. Over 200 faculty have been trained through this program. Ed served as a Chair for Quality Matters reviews and is a certified Master Reviewer. He was also an Institutional Representative for Quality Matters. He serves on the National Quality Matters Academic Advisory Committee. He has been serving in Distance Learning leadership roles for over fifteen years and frequently presents at national, state, and local distance learning conferences; speaks at conferences, and conducts workshops.