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  • 1. eLearning Showcase 2009
    • Selecting an Online Solution
    • One District’s Approach
  • 2. Online Learning in PSD ? Presented to the Board of Directors – January 22, 2009
  • 3. Our Team
    • Glenn E. Malone, Principal, (Chair)
    • Michelle Cruckshank, Principal
    • Sandra L. Jacobson, Director of Instructional Technology
    • Jay A. McSweeney, Director of Information Technology
    • Heidi Morton, Counselor
    • Lisa Kusche, On-time Graduation Specialist
  • 4. Our Task
    • Complete a thorough analysis and identify a lens by which to assess online education programs and services both within and outside the PSD for students in the PSD, and present to the Superintendent’s Cabinet, and the Board by January 2009. 
  • 5. Our Process
      • Met twice a month for 4 months
      • Examined our current situation
      • Visited Bethel and Kent School Districts
      • Attended the Online Learning Conference
      • Consulted with the PSESD
      • Met with 3 online vendors
  • 6. Our Purpose
    • Potentially provide students another method to accomplish credit retrieval in order to graduate on time
    • Reduce the FTE and therefore financial, impact of student migration to other programs outside the district
    • Provide a method for credit enrichment for students who want more from their education, such as early graduation, AP credits, etc.
  • 7. Online Facts
    • Online schools serve 6,600 of the state's 1.03 million public school students
    • 2005 legislation allowed state tax dollars to go to outside companies to run online programs in partnership with local school districts
    • Current PSD credit retrieval method is NovaNET
    • Singleton enrichment classes like Chinese are difficult for us to offer with consistency without an online option
    • PSD is one of the only districts its size without an online option for students
  • 8. Out of District Waivers leaving PSD Grades 7 - 12
  • 9. Out of District Waivers leaving PSD Grades 7 - 12
  • 10. Out of District Waivers leaving PSD for Online Options Grades 7 - 12 by Percent
  • 11. Online Migration Summary
    • 188 student released to online options
    • 38% of the total releases in 2008/09
    • Up from 7% , 24 students in 2005/06
  • 12.  
  • 13. At This Rate…
    • Assuming 32% increase each year
    • Over 4 years
    • Over 550 students grades 7-12 would leave PSD for online options in 2012
    • Resulting in over 2.5 million dollars in lost revenue that year
  • 14. 3       Achieve Online                          Kittitas S.D. 4       White River Online                    White River S.D. 6       Gates iSchool                        Franklin Pierce S.D. 9       Kaplan Academy                       Stevenson Carson S.D. 12     F. Way Internet Academy   Federal Way S.D. 12     Bethel Online Academy         Bethel S.D. 12     IQ Academy                            Evergreen S.D. 13     Move Up                                   Marysville S.D. 13     Columbia Virtual Academy Valley S.D. 41     WAVA Steilacoom S.D. (K-8) or Monroe S.D.(9-12) 63     Insight School of Washington Quillayute Valley S.D. Where Do They Go?
  • 15. Questions