Online Learning Options Final January 22, 2009


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Online Learning Options Final January 22, 2009

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