Credit Recovery Webinar - Earn Credit Now


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Earn Credit Now is a 12 week credit recovery program focused on helping your students stay on track toward their cohort graduation. InnovatED will collaborate with you to develop an implementation plan that will include all of the technology provisions and provide instructional and student support necessary to assist up to 20 students in completing one ½ credit course.

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Credit Recovery Webinar - Earn Credit Now

  1. 1. Earn Credit Now<br />Using online courses for Credit Recovery and Senior Rescue students<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda<br />Webinar Participation<br />InnovatED Overview<br />Credit Recovery Trends & Research<br />“Earn Credit Now” Program – Brian Rose<br />
  3. 3. Operating History<br />
  4. 4. Educational Services Group of Pinnacle Education<br />Headquartered in Tempe, AZ<br />Founded in 1995<br />Alternative education programs for at-risk students<br />100,000 students served over 15 years<br />5 full-time, face-to-face high schools<br />1 full-time/supplemental statewide online school<br />National partnerships with public & private schools<br />Proven online instructional practices & technology-delivered solutions<br />
  5. 5. AdvancED Regulatory Status<br />5 Sites fully accredited<br />Pinnacle International High School fully accredited<br />Pinnacle Virtual High School designated as “Performing Plus” under AZ Learns.<br />
  6. 6. The online Movement<br />
  7. 7. The survey says…<br />45 of 50 states have online programs<br />Virtual schools grow 45% per year<br />57% of schools provide access to online learning for students<br />4 million college students are enrolled in fully online courses<br />
  8. 8. US DOE Report on Online Learning<br />Students taking all or part of a course online perform better<br />Blended instruction is better than face-to-face or online only<br />Online learning can be enhanced by giving students more control<br />
  9. 9. Online learning & Credit Recovery<br />
  10. 10. What is “credit recovery”?<br />Credit recovery programs are typically part of the alternative education offeringin a school or district, designed to allow students to “recover” course creditsfrom classes they have missed or failed.<br />
  11. 11. Credit Recovery Facts<br />“Off Track” students are 3.5 times more likely to drop out than “On Track” students<br />More than 75% of students who fail a single class in 9th grade have an overall GPA of less than 2.0<br />The graduation rate for students failing two classes drops to 68% compared to 86% for those with no failures<br />Data from Early Warning Systems that Support Students At Risk of Dropping Out of High School – The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, Research Brief 2008.<br />
  12. 12. Urban Data Examples…<br />More than 50% of Chicago freshmen fail a course<br />More than 40% miss more than a month of school in the freshman year<br />Data from Freshman Year: The Make-it or Break-it Year, The Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago, Fall 2007<br />
  13. 13. Texas Trends<br />Houston ISD<br />6,127 students enrolled in online credit recovery courses<br />9,774 total online courses consumed year-to-date<br />Dallas ISD and Austin ISD report serving 4,000 each in online credit recovery courses<br />Data from Can Credit Recovery Courses Cut Dropout Rates?, The Texas Tribune, Tuesday, November 9, 2010<br />
  14. 14. General Data Trends and Needs<br />
  15. 15. Delivery & Support Models<br />Full course vs. Diagnostic/prescriptive<br />Before/After School Labs<br />School day assignments to computer labs<br />Blended models – 1x per week check-ins<br />Schools-within-schools<br />Alternative schools<br />Fully independent online course<br />
  16. 16. EarnCreditNow<br />An Online Credit Recovery Pilot Program<br />
  17. 17. One Solution; Many Uses<br />
  18. 18. InnovatED Services<br />District branded online learning solution<br />Instructional & academic support<br />Professional development & faculty support<br />Professional learning community development & facilitation<br />Technology integration & implementation<br />Curriculum design & development<br />Social media consultation & implementation<br />
  19. 19. EarnCreditNow<br />Goal – Enable District to “pilot” an online learning solution while meeting credit recovery needs of their students.<br />How it Works?<br />12 week program - 20 students / .5 credit courses<br />Instructional & student support<br />Onsite training & student orientation<br />Student performance reporting & transcripting<br />Cost = $6000<br />Customizations to pilot as needed<br />Post-Pilot Implementations<br />
  20. 20. Thank You!<br />Brian Rose<br />VP of Sales<br />503-952-6916<br /><br /><br />