Military life requires sacrifices. Your child s education doesn t have to be one of them. Individualized learning for any child, anywhere

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Military life requires sacrifices. Your child s education doesn t have to be one of them. Individualized learning for any child, anywhere"

Transcription

1 Military life requires sacrifices. Your child s education doesn t have to be one of them. Individualized learning for any child, anywhere

2 Having the consistency and stability of an education curriculum, and being able to plan, is extremely important because there are so many unknowns when relocating. Online public schooling is becoming more important because [families] like the continuation of the curriculum and the fact that there are certified educators. Military Family Network

3 Don t leave your kids school behind when you pcs. pack it up and take it with you! Today, many military families have discovered online education as a way to bring consistency to their children s schooling. If a family relocates any place in the world, their children s school can now go with them. As America s leader in K 12 online education, K 12 provides a variety of education options that give students a consistent, world-class schooling, no matter where they are or how often they move. Online public schools: Tuition-free statewide public schools in 29 states and D.C., with the exceptional K 12 curriculum and professional teacher support, accessible from anywhere there s an Internet connection Private school options: Diploma-granting options, from kindergarten through high school, with a significant military tuition discount Individual courses: More than 230 award-winning courses available for direct purchase, including our outstanding service and support, plus military discount A 94% parent satisfaction rating Imagine: your children never again having to deal with an interruption in their education, no matter where you are stationed. page 01 K12.cOM/MILItary

4 a K 8 education that allows kids to thrive K 8 students work at a pace and in the learning style that meet their unique needs. Those who are ready to move on to the next lesson or unit can, while those who need just a little more time can take it. Unlike most other online learning programs that cobble together curriculum from multiple, disconnected outside providers, the K 12 patented methodology for online learning includes proprietary courses that are integrated across each subject within a grade and across grades. K 8 students and families enjoy: More than 700 lessons per grade in five core subjects, plus music, art, and world language courses Hands-on materials, including books, CDs, science materials, maps, math counters, and much more Passionate, highly qualified, state-licensed teachers An active, supportive school community An Advanced Learner program that challenges young, talented minds and turns education up a few notches page 02 K 12 IS a proud SuppOrter OF MILItary FaMILIeS

5 Help along the way you re not in this alone! We offer plenty of help for parents who are new to online education, from Orientation Sessions to thebigthink 12, our private online parent community. there are also Learning coach/mentor Support sessions offered throughout the year, so you re never far from someone who s been through similar experiences and happy to give you advice and support. High school becomes my school, no matter where students are Today s traditional high school experience works for many kids, but for kids who move around a lot, the usual model may not be ideal. K 12 offers a new approach to high school, giving teens: An Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) that is continually monitored and adjusted as needed More than 150 online courses, including Honors and Advanced Placement options Exciting electives such as Journalism, Web Design, Personal Finance, and Anthropology Award-winning world language courses developed specifically for young minds Their own dedicated support team guidance counselors, teachers, and advisors Dozens of online clubs as well as their own virtual place to meet and chat, theteenthink 12 The K 12 high school program was designed to help students find their own path and follow it to post-secondary school success whether that s in college, a vocational program, through workplace readiness, or straight to a career. And it works! K 12 graduates have been accepted at hundreds of post-secondary schools, including Princeton, Stanford, Cornell, Duke, Clemson, and the U.S. Air Force Academy. page 03 K12.cOM/MILItary

6 tuition-free online public schooling K 12 online public schools offer full-time, tuition-free public schooling that is individualized to fit your child s learning needs. Parents who choose K 12 online public schools appreciate the flexibility and individualization that s only possible with an online school. Online learning takes place primarily in the home, but professional, highly qualified teachers guide learning and daily lesson plans. Most K 12 online public schools employ a full administrative staff, including a head of school, guidance counselors, and other school leaders to support your child. K 12 parents take an active role as their child s Learning Coach, facilitating progress through daily lessons in grades K 8, and playing a supportive, mentoring role in helping high school students stay on track. Some military families are also forming community co-op schools so that even working parents, grandparents, or single parents can participate in this education opportunity, since co-ops alleviate the need for a supervising adult at home. Parents can enroll their children in their state s K 12 online public school, and then work together to form a community co-op or classroom. page 04 K 12 IS a proud SuppOrter OF MILItary FaMILIeS

7 accredited, online private school options Our online private school partners give students the resources they need to succeed in school, in college, in a career, and in life. K 12 International Academy is a fully accredited, private online school serving students in grades K 12 in all 50 states and more than 70 countries around the world. This school is for families who want a top-quality education one that delivers extensive support and an individualized foundation for success. The George Washington University Online High School is a premier online private high school developed through a unique partnership between the renowned George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and K 12. This school is for families who seek an individualized college prep experience one that builds character and leads to success at a top-tier university and beyond. The Keystone School is a fully accredited, private online high school and middle school with a decades-long pedigree. This school is for families who seek a more independent alternative one that s focused on maximum flexibility, choice, and accessibility. Individual courses and materials to supplement your children s education You can directly purchase any of our 230+ individual courses and materials as a supplement to your child s regular education. Parents buy these to help their children catch up, get ahead, or develop a deeper understanding of core concepts and skills. All K 12 core subjects are available, with multiple levels of high school courses (including Advanced Placement); six world languages (with our multi-award-winning powerspeak 12 courses); summer school; early reading and reading remediation; technology electives; and much more. Certified teacher support is available for all courses, though many can be taken without teacher support, if desired. page 05 K12.cOM/MILItary

8 FAQ Frequently Asked Questions Will my child interact with other children? Yes. Your child will join and interact with a larger online community where he/she can participate in clubs and support groups specifically designed with military children in mind. Many K 12 online public schools also offer field trips and other activities outside the virtual classroom, giving students a chance to get together for educational opportunities. An independent study of full-time K 12 programs found that online students social skills were at least on par with or higher than those of students in traditional schools.* What happens if we move? If you move, school moves with you. The K 12 curriculum is consistent across all options, whether you re in a public onlie school, one of our private schools, or using K 12 independently. This eliminates the need for course content repetition or exclusion from honors or AP courses. The K 12 global community also comes with you when you move. If I get deployed and my child has to be placed in the care of designated guardians, will my child have to change schools? Students enrolled in a K 12 school benefit from the continuity this kind of education offers and can remain enrolled in the same school, with the same teacher, even if they move to a different neighborhood/school district within the same state during a parent s deployment. Because K 12 online public schools are part of each state s public school systems, eligibility requirements vary by state. Please contact us for more information. How does K 12 address the needs of struggling students? What about gifted children? The K 12 curriculum has been highly praised by educators and parents alike for its ability to support individually paced learning and to help get students on track. If needed, students can take the time they need to grasp concepts. Teachers are readily available via or phone, and suggestions from other parents are a click away on thebigthink 12. The curriculum can also accommodate kids with disabilities, and makes it easy and convenient for students to repeat a failed course. To meet the needs of gifted learners, K 12 has developed a robust Advanced Learner Program (ALP) for grades 3 8. *Interactive Education Systems Design (IESD), Inc., in collaboration with The Center for Research in Education Policy (CREP), August page 06 K 12 IS a proud SuppOrter OF MILItary FaMILIeS

9 Real families Real students Real life Real families. Real students. Real life. Flying High at capcs Octavia and Steve Dabbs know first-hand how frequent relocations can take a toll. A Chaplain at Bolling Air Force Base, Major Dabbs says that the local brick-and-mortar school just didn t work out for their five children. It was traumatic for them, Major Dabbs says, noting several disruptive incidents that spurred a decision to enroll in Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPCS) Online, a tuition-free K 12 online school serving families in Washington, D.C. Says Octavia, I used three popular online programs before I found K 12, which makes [education] easy. The kids log on to the computer, and we can see everything that needs to get done that day, week, month, or throughout the school year. If I am re-assigned, we can pack up and pick up right where we left off and that is a plus for us, adds Major Dabbs. page 07 K12.cOM/MILItary

10 Four States in Four Years Indiana. Ohio. Florida. Michigan. These are the states Shelly Brantly and her family have moved into and out of over a four-year period. You can move at any time in the military, notes Shelly, whose husband is an Air Force dentist. Continuity in a child s education is extremely important we re lucky to have K 12. Shelly s two older children have been learning with K 12 from the start. During a past relocation to Dayton, for example, one child attended the public Ohio Virtual Academy. Otherwise, the Brantlys have used K 12 as a homeschool option. One of the great things about the K 12 curriculum, notes Shelly, is that no matter which schooling option you use, it s always the same curriculum. So in all our moves, our kids have never missed a beat, even when we ve had to move in the middle of a semester. page 08 K 12 IS a proud SuppOrter OF MILItary FaMILIeS

11 Real families Real students Real life Real families. Real students. Real life. uamc Onboard Libra Forde and her husband Steve, an active duty Marine stationed in Hawaii, founded an organization Utopian Academics for Military Children that supports new models of virtual education for military families. Born out of their personal sense of frustration trying to educate three children as a military family, Forde is a strong advocate of virtual education. Says Libra, We don t want other families to struggle with education because they think they have no options. We have the experience to say online education works. The couple s children attend Hawaii Technology Academy, a tuition-free public school chartered by the state of Hawaii. Powered by K 12, this hybrid school model combines on-site classroom with online learning through two learning centers on Oahu and Kauai. Through our organization, we are trying to establish hybrid schools on every military base so children can continue their education no matter where the family is relocated, Libra explains. When we enrolled our children at the Academy, I said, wow, this is an answer for military families no matter where you relocate.

12 With K 12, your children receive a high-quality, American education anywhere in the world your family goes. Our organization [is] very selective and is only interested in working with community resources that are focused on families and that establish a long-term relationship. K 12 meets academic and social needs on so many different levels. Megan Turak, Executive Vice President of Military Family Network To find out more about the full range of K 12 education options, from tuition-free public schooling to special discounts on private or supplemental education for military families, visit K12.com/military or call toll free Join forces with K 12. Because military families, who give so much, deserve nothing less than the best.

IMAGINE never again having to deal with an interruption in your children s education, no matter where you are stationed.

IMAGINE never again having to deal with an interruption in your children s education, no matter where you are stationed. IMAGINE never again having to deal with an interruption in your children s education, no matter where you are stationed. INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING FOR ANY CHILD, ANYWHERE. THE K 12 PROGRAM ALLOWED US TO

More information

96% Individualized. Flexible choices. instruction and support. Award-winning curriculum.

96% Individualized. Flexible choices. instruction and support. Award-winning curriculum. instruction and support. Flexible choices. THE K12 DIFFERENCE IS OUR COMPREHENSIVE, STUDENT-CENTERED APPROACH. Combining our patented, world-renowned curriculum with highly skilled teachers, a caring support

More information

Best Virtual School Solution for Students

Best Virtual School Solution for Students Best Virtual School Solution for Students Background K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company, is the nation s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs

More information

School & Program Guide. A Family Centered Public Cyber Charter School

School & Program Guide. A Family Centered Public Cyber Charter School School & Program Guide A Family Centered Public Cyber Charter School 1 ccaeducate.me CCA: A Family Service Organization With An Expertise In Education Each and every child can learn, and Commonwealth Charter

More information

FULL TIME SCHOOL COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM K12 CURRICULUM POWERED BY

FULL TIME SCHOOL COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM K12 CURRICULUM POWERED BY FULL TIME SCHOOL COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM POWERED BY K12 CURRICULUM Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive WE CAN HELP YOU PERSONALIZE LEARNING FOR EACH

More information

Learning that empowers students for life

Learning that empowers students for life Learning that empowers students for life AN ONLINE SCHOOL FOR GRADES K 6 Unlock your child s potential Choosing the right school can transform a child s life. And, because every child is unique, a one

More information

Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements

Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements 45 Understanding Michigan s graduation requirements will enable you to help your child obtain a high school diploma and ultimately succeed

More information

A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education

A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education Welcome Dear Tri Cities Area families, Three Rivers Homelink is a public school using an innovative model to provide your child with the best

More information

A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education

A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education Welcome Dear Minnesota families, VIBE Academy is a public school using an innovative model to provide your child with the best education possible.

More information

NWVA. A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education. North Wasco Virtual Academy. Exceptional Online Education for Grades K-12

NWVA. A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education. North Wasco Virtual Academy. Exceptional Online Education for Grades K-12 NWVA North Wasco Virtual Academy Exceptional Online Education for Grades K-12 A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education Welcome Dear North Wasco School District families, North Wasco

More information

FLEXIBLE. ACCREDITED. ONLINE. WELCOME TO KEYSTONE.

FLEXIBLE. ACCREDITED. ONLINE. WELCOME TO KEYSTONE. FLEXIBLE. ACCREDITED. ONLINE. WELCOME TO KEYSTONE. Flexible learning starts at Keystone. The Keystone School offers flexible education programs for high school and middle school students that help each

More information

K 12 PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION

K 12 PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION K 12 PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive Online Learning Solutions for Schools and Districts YOUR

More information

Success: An Educational Toolkit for Philadelphia Foster Youth

Success: An Educational Toolkit for Philadelphia Foster Youth For the LOVE of Success: An Educational Toolkit for Philadelphia Foster Youth Table of Contents About this Toolkit Page 2 Section 1: Getting to Know You Basic Information Page 3 Interests and Activities

More information

K12.COM/MNVA 866.360.0159

K12.COM/MNVA 866.360.0159 Minnesota Virtual Academy Join the many families in Minnesota whose children are reaching their true, personal potential through the individualized learning approach offered by Minnesota Virtual Academy,

More information

Homebound Education and Alternative Learning

Homebound Education and Alternative Learning Homebound Education and Alternative Learning Elizabeth Clor Director of Marketing, K12 Inc. Kim Spencer Senior Manager, Homebound Education/Alternative Learning Programs, K12 Inc. February 22, 2013 A little

More information

SPRING-FORD IS MAKING EVERY DAY COUNT! Dr. David Goodin Spring-Ford Area School District 2014-2015 Year In Review

SPRING-FORD IS MAKING EVERY DAY COUNT! Dr. David Goodin Spring-Ford Area School District 2014-2015 Year In Review SPRING-FORD IS MAKING EVERY DAY COUNT! Dr. David Goodin Spring-Ford Area School District 2014-2015 Year In Review THE PATH TO STATE AND NATIONAL RECOGNITION THE GOAL: Increase recognition by identifying

More information

Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAS) California

Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAS) California Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAS) California For providing students a fully online personalized learning program enabling outstanding achievement on state exams. The California-based Academy of Arts and

More information

K12 ONLINE LEARNING: THE NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AND

K12 ONLINE LEARNING: THE NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AND K12 ONLINE LEARNING: THE NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR WASHINGTON Sue Collins November 9, 2011 Agenda National Landscape / Trends National Standards Policy Barriers and Recommendations Blended

More information

Executive Summary. Insight School of Colorado. Ms. Amy Valentine 8601 Turnpike Dr Westminster, CO

Executive Summary. Insight School of Colorado. Ms. Amy Valentine 8601 Turnpike Dr Westminster, CO Ms. Amy Valentine 8601 Turnpike Dr Westminster, CO 80031-7044 Document Generated On April 13, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 5 Notable Achievements and

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Why would a public school offer online courses? The intent of Minnetonka s Tonka Online is not to replace the rich learning experience that takes place in a traditional classroom,

More information

CONNECTING THE DOTS: INDIVIDUAL CAREER AND ACHIEVEMENT PLANS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

CONNECTING THE DOTS: INDIVIDUAL CAREER AND ACHIEVEMENT PLANS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CONNECTING THE DOTS: INDIVIDUAL CAREER AND ACHIEVEMENT PLANS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Submitted to the Preparation and Transitions and Systems Transformation committees of the Colorado P-20 Council By

More information

Maple Heights Virtual Academy. The only cyber school supported by MAPLE HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOLS because it s ours!

Maple Heights Virtual Academy. The only cyber school supported by MAPLE HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOLS because it s ours! Maple Heights Virtual Academy The only cyber school supported by MAPLE HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOLS because it s ours! This is a great program that offers student and parents flexibility for learning while encouraging

More information

THE HALSTROM DIFFERENCE

THE HALSTROM DIFFERENCE WHAT S SO DIFFERENT ABOUT HALSTROM? THE HALSTROM DIFFERENCE 1 ONE-TO-ONE INSTRUCTION s classrooms consist of only one student and one teacher. At, you will benefit from quality, personalized one-to-one

More information

Woodland Park School District Online Program 2014-2015

Woodland Park School District Online Program 2014-2015 Woodland Park School District Online Program 2014-2015 Student / Parent Handbook Woodland Park School District Re-2 155 Panther Way PO Box 99 Woodland Park, CO 80863 719.686.2000 www.wpsdk12.org Welcome

More information

THE AVENTA PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION

THE AVENTA PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION THE AVENTA PARTNER PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME ONLINE EDUCATION Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive Online Learning Solutions for Schools and Districts

More information

BEST PRACTICES FROM EXPERIENCED EDUCATORS. 25 TIPS FOR BLENDED LEARNING SUCCESS When Implementing a Program to Personalize Education

BEST PRACTICES FROM EXPERIENCED EDUCATORS. 25 TIPS FOR BLENDED LEARNING SUCCESS When Implementing a Program to Personalize Education BEST PRACTICES FROM EXPERIENCED EDUCATORS 25 TIPS FOR BLENDED LEARNING SUCCESS When Implementing a Program to Personalize Education INTRODUCTION Blended learning is a formal education program that integrates

More information

Smarter Balanced State Tests: Frequently Asked Questions

Smarter Balanced State Tests: Frequently Asked Questions Smarter Balanced State Tests: Frequently Asked Questions Teaching & Learning Department 2014-15 Smarter Balanced State Tests What is the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium? The Smarter Balanced Assessment

More information

25 IDEAS. FOR ONLINE LEARNING SUCCESS: Tips from Three Experienced Educators. TIPS and BEST PRACTICES

25 IDEAS. FOR ONLINE LEARNING SUCCESS: Tips from Three Experienced Educators. TIPS and BEST PRACTICES TIPS and BEST PRACTICES 25 IDEAS FOR ONLINE LEARNING SUCCESS: Tips from Three Experienced Educators Online Learning Solutions for Schools and Districts As an increasing number of schools and districts

More information

YOU. Extraordinary. SOMEONE. DISCOVER the PATH to your own JOURNEY. Extraordinary. TALK With US. Discover. And

YOU. Extraordinary. SOMEONE. DISCOVER the PATH to your own JOURNEY. Extraordinary. TALK With US. Discover. And Discover TALK With US. And DISCOVER the PATH to your own Extraordinary JOURNEY. Call an enrollment counselor at 877.382.2015 Visit gwuohs.com Copyright 2013 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. K12 is a registered

More information

South Carolina State Report Card

South Carolina State Report Card South Carolina Connections Academy 220 Stoneridge Dr. Columbia, SC 29210 2015 South Carolina Report Card and federal laws require public schools to release report cards to the public each year. This year,

More information

Meeting Students Where and When They Need It: A District Wide Approach to Online Learning

Meeting Students Where and When They Need It: A District Wide Approach to Online Learning Meeting Students Where and When They Need It: A District Wide Approach to Online Learning Elizabeth Clor Director of Marketing, K12 Inc. Tres Tyvand Online Program Plus Coordinator, Bend-La Pine School

More information

California Public School Teachers and Their Views on College and Career Readiness. A survey conducted April 2015

California Public School Teachers and Their Views on College and Career Readiness. A survey conducted April 2015 California Public School Teachers and Their Views on College and Career Readiness A survey conducted April 15 Survey Methodology Online survey conducted April 1, 15 1, interviews among California teachers

More information

Oh, that explains it. Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements

Oh, that explains it. Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements Oh, that explains it Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Graduation Requirements Updated September 2007 Introduction On April 20, 2006, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm signed into law one of the most comprehensive

More information

Dixie District Schools Virtual School Policy

Dixie District Schools Virtual School Policy Dixie District Schools Virtual School Policy School districts are allowed by the Florida Department of Education to offer a full time online learning option for students in grades K-12. In accordance with

More information

Post-Secondary Options

Post-Secondary Options Post-Secondary Options This informative publication ensued from the collaborative works of Family Network on Disabilities and ASAN. Family Network on Disabilities understands and respects the beliefs and

More information

America Reads*America Counts Site Supervisor Handbook

America Reads*America Counts Site Supervisor Handbook America Reads*America Counts Site Supervisor Handbook 850 W. Michigan Street, IP 243 Indianapolis, IN 46202 www.csl.iupui.edu Contact: Megan Brown, Team Leader Advisor mlberry@iupui.edu Morgan Studer,

More information

A SACS Accredited Distance Education School

A SACS Accredited Distance Education School Thank you for requesting information on The Ogburn School, where you can earn a high school diploma through convenient home study. When you enroll with us your tuition includes: enrollment in a private

More information

The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading

The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading Start your degree Start your career Realise your potential BA Accounting and Business (NN41) Welcome This booklet will

More information

THE FIVE PHASES TO PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING. a Successful Blended Learning Program

THE FIVE PHASES TO PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING. a Successful Blended Learning Program THE FIVE PHASES TO PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING a Successful Blended Learning Program Blended learning is a rapidly growing instructional model that is redefining the educational landscape. Schools across

More information

Options for Awarding Credit Toward Policy 6116 High School Graduation

Options for Awarding Credit Toward Policy 6116 High School Graduation INDEPENDENT STUDY The following Independent Study options are approved by the Smyrna Board of Education as means for awarding credit toward high school graduation. In all cases listed, the option or options

More information

DUAL CREDIT IN KENTUCKY. A significant body of research indicates that a high school diploma is not sufficient for

DUAL CREDIT IN KENTUCKY. A significant body of research indicates that a high school diploma is not sufficient for DUAL CREDIT IN KENTUCKY A significant body of research indicates that a high school diploma is not sufficient for the skills required in most jobs of the 21 st century. As educators strive to provide students

More information

Teacher Certification

Teacher Certification 100% online coursework Self-paced program Approved by the Texas Education Agency/State Board for Educator Certification Low upfront cost Teacher Certification Course Catalog www.etools4education.com Main

More information

Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Christian Education

Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Christian Education Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Christian Education How would that business continue to function and prosper without the owner? As teaching technology has advanced, online education has

More information

The Future with Blended Instruction

The Future with Blended Instruction The Future with Blended Instruction Diana Greene In Marion County, we believe that students should be able to learn anytime and anyplace, on any path, and at any pace, and that by designing such a mode

More information

THE WORLD IS YOUR CLASSROOM.

THE WORLD IS YOUR CLASSROOM. THE WORLD IS YOUR CLASSROOM. GO AHEAD. WHAT IS FLVS? Florida Virtual School (FLVS ) is a fully accredited public school district with an established history of successfully educating students. An award-winning,

More information

Arizona State Board of Education. Application for Arizona Online Instruction (AOI) Schools and Programs. Application for 2014 2015 School Year

Arizona State Board of Education. Application for Arizona Online Instruction (AOI) Schools and Programs. Application for 2014 2015 School Year Arizona State Board of Education Application for Arizona Online Instruction (AOI) Schools and Programs Application for 2014 2015 School Year Application Package Deadline: School District 1 Application

More information

Gull Lake Virtual School 2015-2016 Student Handbook www.gulllakecs.org Gull Lake Virtual School FOLLOW US:

Gull Lake Virtual School 2015-2016 Student Handbook www.gulllakecs.org Gull Lake Virtual School FOLLOW US: Gull Lake Virtual School Student Handbook Gull Lake Virtual School 11775 East D Ave. Richland, MI 49083 269-488-5000 ext. 1066 FAX 269-488-5011 2015-2016 www.gulllakecs.org FOLLOW US: 2015-2016 STUDENT

More information

TRANSITION TO COLLEGE

TRANSITION TO COLLEGE TRANSITION TO COLLEGE A Timeline for High School Students with Mental Illness AUGUST 2014 We have the legal right of way. INTRODUCTION Attending postsecondary education or training is an important decision

More information

excellence provide DISCOVER SOMEONE education character YOU. building s

excellence provide DISCOVER SOMEONE education character YOU. building s excellence provide DISCOVER SOMEONE education EXTRAORDINARY. character YOU. building s 1 WELCOME TO THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL. FUTURE LEADERS DEVELOPED HERE. This premier fully

More information

TINA: But we re getting ahead of ourselves. Let s start at the beginning This is Ivy Tech.

TINA: But we re getting ahead of ourselves. Let s start at the beginning This is Ivy Tech. SFX: Commercial Soundtrack STU: There s nothing like it. Walking across that stage knowing you ve graduated and you re ready for the next step. Whether it s a job or continuing on with your education Ivy

More information

Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive

Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive FULL-TIME SCHOOL PROGRAM POWERED BY FUEL EDUCATION CURRICULUM Curriculum, Technology, and Services to Help Your District s Online Learning Program Thrive For more than a decade, Fuel Education has been

More information

Blended & Online Learning Policy & Practice

Blended & Online Learning Policy & Practice Blended & Online Learning Policy & Practice Report to the New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee September 18, 2013 Clovis, NM Maria Worthen Vice President, Federal & State Policy mworthen@inacol.org

More information

Testimony of Mr. Bill Kurtz Chief Executive Officer DSST Public Schools Denver, Colorado. Raising the Bar: Reviewing STEM Education in America

Testimony of Mr. Bill Kurtz Chief Executive Officer DSST Public Schools Denver, Colorado. Raising the Bar: Reviewing STEM Education in America Testimony of Mr. Bill Kurtz Chief Executive Officer DSST Public Schools Denver, Colorado Raising the Bar: Reviewing STEM Education in America Before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and

More information

Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations

Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations Full Checklist 9th Grade Make sure your classes are considered college prep Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations Get involved in activities inside and outside

More information

DIGITAL LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS

DIGITAL LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS DIGITAL LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS Hosted by: The Virtual High School Presented by: Cheryl Rosenberg, Online Learning Strategist The Virtual High School 2013 About The Virtual High School

More information

Executive Summary. K12 International Academy. Miriam Rube 2300 Corporate Park Dr Herndon, VA

Executive Summary. K12 International Academy. Miriam Rube 2300 Corporate Park Dr Herndon, VA Miriam Rube 2300 Corporate Park Dr Herndon, VA 20171-4838 Document Generated On March 31, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 4 Notable Achievements and Areas

More information

Preparing students from around the world for a better and prospreous future

Preparing students from around the world for a better and prospreous future Preparing students from around the world for a better and prospreous future President s Message I welcome you to Hill University. Here we strive to embark the very best in education using state of art

More information

Your guide to a better future.

Your guide to a better future. Your guide to a better future. Welcome to University of Phoenix, where we re committed to your success. We d like to thank you for your interest in attending University of Phoenix. This guide is designed

More information

Gwinnett Online Campus Information and Registration Packet for School Year

Gwinnett Online Campus Information and Registration Packet for School Year Gwinnett Online Campus Information and Registration Packet for 2011 12 School Year Registration Deadline: February 28, 2011 2595 Beaver Ruin Rd., Building F Norcross, GA 30071 Phone: 770-326-8082 Fax:

More information

Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Catholic Education

Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Catholic Education Online Learning Solutions for the Challenges of Catholic Education How would that business continue to function and prosper without the owner? As teaching technology has advanced, online education has

More information

Junior-Senior Calendar Junior Year

Junior-Senior Calendar Junior Year Junior-Senior Calendar Junior Year How Many Steps Have You Completed? Use Junior and Senior checklists to track your application process. Download the College Planning Checklists from the California Career

More information

SK Online Handbook For Counselors

SK Online Handbook For Counselors SK Online Handbook For Counselors Contents Mission 2 General Resources 2 Screening and Orienting Students 3 Students Needing Special Consideration 4 Standards and Accreditation 5 Registering Students 6

More information

K-8 courses include: Language Arts Math Science. High school courses include:

K-8 courses include: Language Arts Math Science. High school courses include: Branching Individual online courses Taught by highly qualified teachers Open to students in grades K-12 Open to all school districts Flexible schedule Courses available 24/7 No purchasing of seat licenses

More information

Mapping Your Future Guide to Life after High School SM : Sophomore Year

Mapping Your Future Guide to Life after High School SM : Sophomore Year Mapping Your Future Guide to Life after High School SM : Sophomore Year Get prepared for life after high school Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to be when they are adults and

More information

August 2010. Michigan Virtual School. Significant Features of the Michigan Virtual School (MVS) Brennan McMahon, Legislative Research Intern

August 2010. Michigan Virtual School. Significant Features of the Michigan Virtual School (MVS) Brennan McMahon, Legislative Research Intern Michigan Virtual School Brennan McMahon, Legislative Research Intern August Introduction This legislative brief profiles the Michigan Virtual School (MVS), reviewing the organization and governance, funding,

More information

The Lion s Pride Project Summer Youth Leadership Summit June 11-13, 2014

The Lion s Pride Project Summer Youth Leadership Summit June 11-13, 2014 Summer Youth Leadership Summit June 11-13, 2014 To assist high school students who possess an affinity for helping others and who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills to develop a deeper understanding

More information

jumpstart on college & your career middle school & high school High school classes can count for college, without costing you a dime.

jumpstart on college & your career middle school & high school High school classes can count for college, without costing you a dime. middle school & high school STUDENTS Get a jumpstart on college & your career High school classes can count for college, without costing you a dime. Pantones Blue: : 7468 (Circle Screen 20%) Red: 1807

More information

High School Regional Academies: Use of Telecommunications and Technology to Expand Learning Opportunities April 2001 Executive Summary

High School Regional Academies: Use of Telecommunications and Technology to Expand Learning Opportunities April 2001 Executive Summary High School Regional Academies: Use of Telecommunications and Technology to Expand Learning Opportunities April 2001 Executive Summary By Pamela Pfitzenmaier Jeannie Campbell Gwen Nagel Iowa Public Television

More information

NEW HOURS NEW MAILING ADDRESS. P.O. Box 3233 Cookeville, TN 38502. Mon Wed Fri 9:00 3:00. Phone: (931) 432-1496. Toll-free: 1-877-797-4860

NEW HOURS NEW MAILING ADDRESS. P.O. Box 3233 Cookeville, TN 38502. Mon Wed Fri 9:00 3:00. Phone: (931) 432-1496. Toll-free: 1-877-797-4860 NEW HOURS Mon Wed Fri 9:00 3:00 NEW MAILING ADDRESS P.O. Box 3233 Cookeville, TN 38502 Phone: (931) 432-1496 Toll-free: 1-877-797-4860 Fax: (931) 432-1498 Email: jdholman@d1academy.org cgholman@d1academy.org

More information

The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading

The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading The Flying Start Degree Programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading Start your degree Start your career Realise your potential BA Accounting and Business (NN41) The Flying Start Degree

More information

A partnership for the future: MCHS and NCVPS

A partnership for the future: MCHS and NCVPS A partnership for the future: MCHS and NCVPS About NCVPS NC Virtual Public School is a leader in virtual learning for students. Nearly 50,000 secondary students across the state are enrolled in over 150

More information

What does student success mean to you?

What does student success mean to you? What does student success mean to you? Student success to me means to graduate with a B average with no failing grades. Ferris is ridicules tuition rates don t affect me since I was fortunate enough to

More information

The Virtual Alternative High School Information

The Virtual Alternative High School Information The Virtual Alternative High School Information The Idaho Virtual Academy s alternative high school program provides an accredited, rigorous curriculum for students. The high school courses meet or exceed

More information

5-O-A: VIRTUAL LEARNING, DISTANCE LEARNING, & INDEPENDENT STUDY

5-O-A: VIRTUAL LEARNING, DISTANCE LEARNING, & INDEPENDENT STUDY 5-O-A: VIRTUAL LEARNING, DISTANCE LEARNING, & INDEPENDENT STUDY Virtual learning is a method of receiving academic instruction in courses in which the pupil is registered and the courses are taken through

More information

A Parent s Guide to School Choice

A Parent s Guide to School Choice A Parent s Guide to School Choice Education Options for Arizona Families The Choice is Yours School Options for Arizona Families When it comes to education, parents in Arizona have more choices than parents

More information

THE CHEADLE COLLEGE THE CHEADLE COLLEGE. college guide

THE CHEADLE COLLEGE THE CHEADLE COLLEGE. college guide college guide ambitious to be an outstanding college within its community, and for its community. STUDENTS BETWEEN lessons Our grades have improved every year for the past five years The Cheadle College

More information

Michigan Merit Curriculum

Michigan Merit Curriculum Michigan Merit Curriculum East Grand Rapids Public Schools Educating and inspiring each student to navigate successfully in a global community East Grand Rapids Public Schools 2915 Hall Street SE Grand

More information

OREGON. gearup.ous.edu. Gearing Up. helping your middle school student prepare for college and career

OREGON. gearup.ous.edu. Gearing Up. helping your middle school student prepare for college and career OREGON GEARUP gearup.ous.edu Gearing Up helping your middle school student prepare for college and career Page 4: Page 6: Page 8: Page 10: Why college is so important Exploring interests and careers 2

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS DEPARTMENT COURSES:

TABLE OF CONTENTS DEPARTMENT COURSES: TABLE OF CONTENTS Mission Statement of Educational Apostolate 02 Beckman System Exit Standards 03 Semester Hour Credit 04 Graduation Requirements 04 Graduation Ceremony Participation 04 Postsecondary Requirements

More information

OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT in partnership with... HANDBOOK & POLICY MANUAL 2013-2014 Revised 7.31.13 I. Table of Contents Introduction to the Berks Online Learning Program Berks Online Learning District

More information

Training and Certification. Apple Authorized Training Center Program Overview

Training and Certification. Apple Authorized Training Center Program Overview Training and Certification Contents What s an?... 3 What Does it Take to Be an?... 4 Why Become an?... 7 Interested in Becoming an?... 8 Frequently Asked Questions... 10 Terms... 11 2 What is an? Quality,

More information

HIGH SCHOOL FAQ. Last edit date 2 June 2014 ATTENDANCE/PACING

HIGH SCHOOL FAQ. Last edit date 2 June 2014 ATTENDANCE/PACING Last edit date 2 June 2014 ATTENDANCE/PACING How will students know what needs to be completed on a daily basis? o The Course Guide will provide an overview of the program for the Classic, Plus, and Academy.

More information

St. Joseph County Early Middle College. What is it and is it for me?

St. Joseph County Early Middle College. What is it and is it for me? St. Joseph County Early Middle College What is it and is it for me? What is St. Joseph County Early Middle College? The St. Joseph County Early Middle College (EMC) Program is a five-year combined high

More information

kaplan University to help you Succeed

kaplan University to help you Succeed kaplan University Real-World Knowledge and Skills to help you Succeed LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT CELEBRATING 75 YEARS: A LEGACY OF INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION In 1937, the founding campus of Kaplan University

More information

Online courseware to meet your needs

Online courseware to meet your needs Online courseware to meet your needs Courseware solutions to help solve your challenges As a 21st century educator, you have distinct challenges that you must overcome in order for your students to succeed.

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is Urban Teachers? Urban Teachers is a non-profit organization with a transformational teacher preparation model. Urban Teachers recruits outstanding applicants, equips

More information

About PM4DEV Distance Learning

About PM4DEV Distance Learning About PM4DEV Distance Learning Why do people undertake distance learning with PM4DEV? Our students state many reasons why they study with us, including: a need to update knowledge wanting to add expertise

More information

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for Students

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for Students The Joint Admissions Agreement (JAA) among R.I. s State Colleges and University: FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for Students 1. What is the Joint Admissions Agreement (JAA)? The Joint Admissions Agreement

More information

For Non-traditional Students, Connections Academy Offers a New Kind of Classroom Online

For Non-traditional Students, Connections Academy Offers a New Kind of Classroom Online For Non-traditional Students, Connections Academy Offers a New Kind of Classroom Online Type: School Age/Stage: Primary and Secondary During much of elementary and middle school, Matthew Shiflet felt unchallenged.

More information

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014 10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country October 28, 2014 Guiding Questions How do other states compare on issues of rigor, complexity of course requirements, and college and career

More information

OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT OLEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT in partnership with... HANDBOOK & POLICY MANUAL 2014-2015 Revised 07.14.14 I. Table of Contents Ø Introduction to the Berks Online Learning Program Ø Berks Online Learning District

More information

SC Cyber Academy. South Carolina Public Charter School District

SC Cyber Academy. South Carolina Public Charter School District South Carolina Public Charter School District SC Cyber Academy School Mission: The educational mission of Cyber Academy of South Carolina (CASC) is to provide an individualized standards-based education

More information

Keeping Tuition Affordable for Ohio Families

Keeping Tuition Affordable for Ohio Families Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education House Bill 64 - FY16-17 Operating Budget Testimony John Carey, Chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents March 5, 2015 Chairman Duffey, Ranking Member Ramos

More information

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD)

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD) BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD) SM LIMOTTA IT Virtualization Solutions for Hospitality 888.884.6278 SM www.limottait.com info@limottait.com Virtualization Solutions for Education LIMOTTAIT.com BRING YOUR

More information

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy Oregon City School District 62 Tim Graham 1306 12th St Oregon City, OR 97045 Document Generated On November 2, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 4 Notable

More information

Efficacy Report. Connections Academy. March 23, 2016

Efficacy Report. Connections Academy. March 23, 2016 Efficacy Report Connections Academy March 23, 2016 1 Product Summary Intended Outcomes Overview of Product Design Intended Product Implementation Product Research Future Research Plans 2 Product Summary

More information

What ninth grade classes will help me reach my long-term educational and career goals? MATERIALS

What ninth grade classes will help me reach my long-term educational and career goals? MATERIALS 3 SETTING GOALS High School Choices The BIG Idea What ninth grade classes will help me reach my long-term educational and career goals? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up (5 minutes) II. Planning for

More information

Online Homeschooling: An Alternative to Traditional High School

Online Homeschooling: An Alternative to Traditional High School Online Homeschooling: An Alternative to Traditional High School PENN FOSTER HIGH SCHOOL PAGE 1 INTRODUCTION Education is an essential and developmental cornerstone for adolescents preparing for adult life

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is Urban Teachers? Urban Teachers is a non-profit organization with a transformational teacher preparation model. Urban Teachers recruits outstanding applicants, equips

More information

Florida Public Virtual Schools Questions and Answers 2014-15

Florida Public Virtual Schools Questions and Answers 2014-15 Florida Public Virtual Schools Questions and Answers 2014-15 General Information About Virtual (Online) Education Virtual Education Options for 2014-15 District Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) District

More information