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Introduction to TLA

Introduction to TLA



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  • 1. Teaching your children at home An Online Seminar for Parents presented by Traditional Learning Academy
  • 2. What are your options?
    • Traditional Homeschooling
      • Students are Registered
    • Distributed Learning
      • Students are Enrolled
    • Part-time (Grades 10 to 12 only)
      • Students are Cross-enrolled
  • 3. Traditional Homeschooling
    • Parents are completely in charge of the learning program .
    • Students are registered through a participating school .
    For more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, Homeschool Consultant, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 4. Distributed Learning
    • Students are enrolled
      • Required to satisfy the learning outcomes in provincial curriculum
    • Program is under the direction of a BC Certified Teacher
      • Need to maintain regular contact
    • Part-time program in Grades 10-12
      • Students can “cross-enrol”
  • 5. Distributed Learning, cont’d .
    • Courses can be online or paper-based, faith-based or secular
    • Students receive the Dogwood Diploma at graduation
    • Special Needs program is possible
    F or more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, DL Manager at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 6. What TLA offers families
    • Nearly two decades of experience serving homeschooling families in BC
    • Family friendly staff at your service year ’round
    • Supplier of a wide range of learning resources through our “One Stop Learning” homeschool bookstore
      • (phone 1-866-576-3001 or go to )
  • 7. TLA’s Homeschool support
    • Encouragement and support for parents to take complete charge of your children’s education
    • Guidance in selecting your home learning curriculum resources
    • Allocation of part of our homeschool grant to help obtain your resources
    • TLA currently registers over 900 homeschooled students in BC
  • 8. TLA’s D L Program: Graduation
    • Complete range of courses, online and paper-based, Christian and secular, standard and AP in grades 10 to 12
    • Dedicated and competent staff of specialist teachers
    For more information ... Contact Karen Gledhill, Vice-Principal, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 9. TLA’s D L Program: Jr. Sec. - 8 to 9
    • Paper-based or optonal online courses offered by TLA teachers in core subjects
    • Program under the supervision of a local teacher in your community
    • Provides a bridge from elementary grades to the Graduation years
    For more information ... Contact Steve Borley, Jr. High Coordinator at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 10. TLA’s D L Program: K to 9
    • Program supervised by family-friendly teachers
      • Meet face-to-face where possible
      • Regular contact and support
    • Incorporate your favourite curriculum
      • Or your teacher can help you choose
    For more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, DL Manager, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 11. TLA’s D L Program: Special Needs
    • Designed to meet a wide range of learning challenges
    • In-home support from our caring team in your community
    • Modified or adapted programs to meet learning assistance needs
    For more information ... Contact Jenny Williams, Special Needs Coordinator, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  • 12. TLA’s Family-friendly Approach
    • Parents are children’s primary educators
      • TLA honours and supports that role
    • BC offers a range of at-home options
      • TLA ensures parents have access to all their options in the most effective manner
    • Personal contact is important
      • TLA strives to allow teachers and families to meet in person where possible
    • No location is too remote
      • TLA wants to serve you – any time, any place
  • 13. Let TLA help educate your children Main office: 6225C 136 th Street, SURREY BC V3X 1H3 Phone: 604-572-3441 Toll free: 1-800-745-1320 Contact Allan Garneau, the Principal, by phone or email [email_address] Thank you for joining us!