EdisonLearning has been at the forefront of the most dramatic advances in American public education for a generation, and continues to establish itself as a leader in virtual education with a new partnership recently finalized with the Indiana Virtual School.
Indiana Virtual School, an online public charter school funded by the Indiana Department of Education, serves 3,700 students throughout the state. It is the only online, virtual JH/HS education program in Indiana created by public school teachers for public school students.
Shortly, EdisonLearning’s more than 200 eCourses will be available to students at Indiana Virtual.
This new partnership, following the acquisition of the Mavericks in Education schools in Florida, is a significant, positive step in EdisonLearning’s “Pivoting to Growth” initiative point #1 to; Demonstrate top line growth through new sales.
To learn more about Indiana Virtual School, visit: http://www.indianavirtual.com/
On Thursday, March 2, at 3 pm (eastern), EdisonLearning will kick-off a series of webinars to promote our eCourse curriculum. In collaboration with the Capital Area Intermediate Unit, the one-hour webinars will feature principals and teachers currently utilizing eCourses in their schools.
Participants will learn from talented educators at Hill Top Academy in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania - a K-12 school operated by the Capital Area Intermediate Unit - how they are utilizing innovative online curriculum to advance learning outcomes for students faced with diverse special needs and unique challenges.
Presenters will be:
Dr. John Thompson
Principal, Hill Top Academy
Dr. Thompson began his career as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and later found his way into public education as a work-based learning teacher. Currently, he is the principal of Hill Top Academy where he leads a staff of 90 professional educators helping to eliminate learning barriers for students in grades K-12. Dr. Thompson has found online learning to be a vital resource in helping students break through such barriers, that negatively affect their success in school and life.
Supervisor of Online Learning, Capital Area Intermediate Unit.
Ms. Brzycki oversees the Capital Area Online Learning Association, a regional online learning program for 97 school districts and Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania. Holly has been in education for 21 years as a teacher, curriculum director, principal and supervisor in traditional and cyber schools. She has spent the past 13 years dedicated to online learning, blending her passions of education and technology.
Registration for the webinar: http://edisonlearning.com/eCourseWebinar.php
Provost Academy South Carolina awarded diplomas to the seventh graduating class in the school’s history on June 17 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. One hundred twenty-eight students were awarded diplomas, with more expected at the close of the summer school session.
Specializing in the S.T.E.M. program, (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Provost Academy was established in 2009, as one of the first public charter online high schools in the state.
Robert “Donnie” Pritchard, “Student of the Year”, gave the welcome speech; Milner Martin, Salutatorian, gave the Farewell Speech to the graduates; and Alexandra McKibbin, number three in the graduating class, led everyone in the pledge of allegiance and sang the national anthem.