June 26, 2014
Contact: Amanda Llewellyn
The Ferraro Group
CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S NEVADA LEARNING ACADEMY @ CCSD MAKES SUMMER SCHOOL EXPERIENCE EASIER FOR THOUSANDS OF AREA STUDENTS
(Las Vegas) —‘Tis the season—for summer school.
But in 2014, that much maligned rite of passage doesn’t have to be a vacation crusher. Clark County School District’s Nevada Learning Academy @ CCSD today announced it has more than 10,000 enrollments for summer school in its independent study and teacherled programs.
“Kids don’t have to be in a classroom every day as in more traditional summer school settings,” said Jesse Welsh, academic manager of CCSD’s Innovative Learning Environments. “They are able to work at their own pace and still earn the credits that they need from home, or anywhere in the world, really.”
NVLA announced earlier this year that for the first time, middle school-age children will be able to attend the online academy. A full curriculum of junior high school level courses will be available beginning the fall semester of 2014. Registration is open.
“We are very pleased to have the new website go live as it better demonstrates all our school has to offer,” said Welsh. “Parents can complete an interest form for the 2014-2015 school year on our website nvlearningacademy.net. We have wonderful programs that give high school and middle school students a variety of options at CCSD. This will be our inaugural year for the middle school program, and there are some great things in store.”
ABOUT NEVADA LEARNING ACADEMY @ CCSD
The Nevada Learning Academy @ CCSD is Nevada’s premiere online academy, serving students in grades 6 through 12. Courses are offered on a full- and part-time basis and are designed to meet the needs of students seeking opportunities for honors and advanced placement courses, those seeking the flexibility of schedule offered by online classes, better one-on-one student-teacher feedback, or those facing challenges that make attending a traditional brick-and-mortar school difficult. Students can participate in multiple course pathways including teacher led, independent study, and credit by exam courses. For courses with open enrollment, students can begin coursework any time in the school year.
Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and the Academy for Individualized Study High School are now part of NVLA@CCSD. More information on the programs can be accessed at nvlearningacademy.net or by calling (702) 855-8435.