YOUR TITLE GOES HERE Parent Mentor Training Session Objectives to coverVirtual Charter IntegrationKUSD/ eSchool formsCourse Management System Login, common viewsCommon Obstacles/
Wisconsin DPI Requirements for Virtual Schools Provide educational services to its pupils for at least 150 days each school year. Ensure that its teachers are available to provide direct pupil instruction for at least the applicable number of hours each school year. Ensure that its teachers respond to inquiries from pupils and from parents or guardians of pupils by the end of the first school day following the day on which the inquiry is received. Parent advisory council. The governing body of a virtual charter school shall ensure that a parent advisory council is established for the school and that it meets on a regular basis. Certified Staff for subject area and virtual instruction.
Charter Parental ComponenteSchool Governance Board. 7 voting members, meet on a monthly basis Represents the charter interests and school operationsAll eSchool students are assigned a mentor.Mentor is another supportive entity for student success. Different approach to traditional education
Required FormseSchool Registration FormEmergency Health FormeSchool Student ContracteSchool Lab Policy Though some of these may have been completed at another KUSD location, we need to have the latest information on site to ensure compliance and accuracy.
“Truancy” in Virtual Schools Truancy is measured through course participation. Weekly progress, not a daily requirement Pace Charts Pupil’s failure to participate. Whenever a pupil attending a virtual charter school fails to respond appropriately to a school assignment or directive from instructional staff within 5 school days, the governing body of the virtual charter school shall notify the pupil’s parent or guardian. Continuance of failure to participate will result in program dismissal.
Common Obstacles for StudentsLearning how to manage themselves outside of a traditional school environment.Using multiple forms of communication to interact with other students and teachers.Maintaining weekly pace.Understanding appropriate/ inappropriate technological “shortcuts”.
Common Obstacles for Parents/ MentorsUsing our Course Management System.Monitoring student progress.Adapting to the large increase and access to the available information.
eSchool Support SystemEvery student has an instructor for each course. Able to assist with the curriculum and some technology related issuesCounselor eSchool Counselor for Full Time enrollment Part Time students still have their home counseloreSchool Consultant Handles enrollments/ communications with staff and other district resourceseSchool Administration Contact for staff/ educational concerns