In-person event to learn more about Colorado Virtual Academy

Are you exploring educational options for the 2012-13 school year? Have you thought about the online option but would like to learn more? This is a great opportunity for anyone in the S.E. Aurora area to meet a Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) teacher and learn about the K-8 model as well as the HS model.  […]

CDE Recognizes Online Teachers and Counselors

The Unit of Online Learning at CDE recognizes online school teachers and counselors who have gone above in all they do to help students succeed. Congratulations to the winners of the 2011-12 Online Recognition Award Jennifer Lyon, Counselor, Branson School Online Pam Decker, Counselor, Insight School of Colorado Suzanne Jimenez, Counselor, Jeffco 21st Century Virtual […]

American Pioneer of Teaching Award

Here’s a great way to recognize a top performing elementary and/or secondary teacher who works in the public schools of choice such as an online school, charter school, or magnet school. It’s important to acknowledge and recognize those teachers who go above and beyond and make a difference in the life of a student. Check […]

Colorado Virtual Academy: A Parent’s Perspective

As a parent, learning coach and mentor of 2 children currently enrolled in Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) and 1 2011 graduate of COVA, I find the profuse amount of negative and insulting articles written by reporters with no clear understanding of the online school model to be a malicious attack on online schools and parent […]

Looking at public and non-public school options for next year?

Can you believe it’s already March?!  We are nearing the end of the 2011-12 school year and right now is the time to be checking out and looking into what school your child will be attending for the 2012-13 school year.  If it’s your neighborhood school that your child will attend, then now is a […]

Colorado Cyber School Students Didn’t Let The Weather Stand In The Way!

Despite yesterday’s blustery, snowy morning and extreme road conditions, over 1000 people gathered at the Colorado State Capitol for a day of shared learning and celebration of the online public school option in Colorado. Each year the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families (CCCF) and the Colorado Cyberschool Association (CCA) hosts Cyberschools Day at the Capitol.  CCCF is […]

Colorado Cyber School Day at the Capitol

Today is the last day to register! Registration will remain open after today and all families are welcome to attend, but by registering you will receive a free lunch and museum access. Colorado Cyber School Day is an annual event hosted by the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families and the Colorado Cyberschool Association.  Students, parents, […]

In response to “Full-time online learning is actually detrimental to student success”

As a parent of 2 students currently enrolled in a full-time online program and one graduate of a full-time online program, I completely and wholeheartedly disagree with almost every one of Dr. Barbour’s comments in this article. I’ll go one step further to say that this article along with other negative press that has been […]

A conversation about the future of online education in Colorado

On Monday, the Independence Institute and the Donnell-Kay Foundation co-sponsored a discussion focused on shaping a legislative vision for Colorado online education.  The event was facilitated by Susan Patrick, president and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and co-facilitated by Amy Anderson, Assistant Commissioner of Innovation and Choice, CDE and Randy […]

2nd Annual National School Choice Week

January 22-28: Join thousands of school choke supporters in celebrating the 2nd annual National School Choice Week.  Help in the movement to make high quality education options available to every single child!  Check out National School Choice Week to see how you can make a difference. As of today there are 364 events going on […]

Highlight of a Virtual School Family: Alisa Hug

Alisa Hug is sharing her virtual school experiences with us today. Alisa, aka Lisa, is Mom and Learning Coach to 2 children in grades 6 and 8 who are enrolled in their first year with Georgia Connections Academy. Enjoy Lisa’s story as she shares about her 4 years with Colorado Virtual Academy and 1 ½ […]

Highlight of a Virtual School Family: Christine Beard

Today’s highlight is from an OHVA family. Please help me welcome a good friend, Christine Beard, who shares her story of how Ohio Virtual Academy helped her daughter succeed when the traditional public school could not meet her needs and living in a rural area was an obstacle to overcome. When my youngest daughter started […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...