Provost Academy Colorado, a new public online high school that offers students an individualized learning experience, will host an Open House for families interested in learning about the personalized and flexible online education options offered by Provost Academy Tuesday, February 9, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lafayette Public Library.
Prospective students and their parents or guardians will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about Provost Academy and its more than 100 highly engaging online classes, which include A.P. and honors courses with a particular emphasis on high demand subjects, such as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Attendees will also learn about Provost Academy’s proprietary modular curriculum design developed with Dr. Paul Kim, Assistant Dean of Stanford University’s School of Education, which enables lesson plans to be customized to fit a student’s individual needs.
An interactive demonstration of the curricula and assessment tools will show students and their parents how they can easily monitor learning progress, assignments and grades at a glance. Further, they will learn about the extensive support resources available to Provost Academy Colorado student, which include on-demand tutors to help keep students on pace for progress, instant feedback on interactive lessons and weekly meetings with an Academic Advisor.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2010
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Lafayette Public Library
775 West Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO 80026
WHO: Elston Howard
FOR MORE INFORMATION: To find other area Open Houses or to enroll in Provost Academy Colorado, students and those responsible for education decisions in the household should visit www.co.provostacademy.com
or call 888.472.2656.
• Provost Academy is backed by EdisonLearning, the nation’s largest partner to public school districts and communities, with nearly 20 years of proven experience driving academic results in the K-12 classroom.
• Provost Academy provides students personalized learning plans adapted to meet their schedule and specific academic needs.
• Students can currently enroll for the fall semester, which begins in August 2010.
• Provost Academy launched a school in South Carolina which enrolled over 1,000 students in its first year.