Online Learning

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Contact:
Marianne Kaluza
Online Learning Coordinator
425.837.7087

Audrey Winslow
Online Learning Registrar
425.837.7630

Updated February 19, 2015

Registration for online summer school opens February 25, 2015.

Three options for Summer School 2015. Please click the links below for additional information and registration links. All registration is online, no forms needed! Registration deadline is June 15, 2015.

  • Issaquah Online Learning  June 22-July 30
    • Digital Learning Department online courses
    • For grade improvement, acceleration, courses needed for graduation requirement.
    • Two to three in-person requirements
    • Registration deadline June 16 
  • Issaquah School District Online Health  June 17-July 30 
    • Online health taught by Issaquah teachers. Coursework is online
    • Four in-person requirements 
    • Registration deadline June 12, 2015
  • Issaquah Summer School  June 29-July 31
    • Classes are in-person held at Issaquah High School.
    • For grade improvement and/or credit recovery
    • Registration deadline June 21

Outside Credit Limit has increased:
Starting the 2014-15 school year, the outside credit limit for 9-12 graders will increase to four credits. Students may take up to four outside credits with a maximum of two credits taken in one school year.


Overview

Online Learning is a growing part of the education landscape, and the Issaquah School District is developing new strategies for students to take advantage of flexible learning opportunities.

With the approval of our new Online Learning policy and procedures in August 2010, we are now participating in the OSPI Digital Learning Department (DLD) program which offers OSPI-approved online courses.

Existing district policies apply for all Online Learning opportunities (registration, drop policy, academic integrity, discipline, technology use, etc.) OSPI approved online courses are granted credit in the same manner as other course offerings in the district. Students are also expected to comply with the OSPI DLD and Online Course Provider policies.

Interested in Online Learning?

  • Students will participate in an in-person orientation at the start of the course.
  • Building mentors are provided to help students succeed and monitor progress. Students are required to attend weekly online meetings/support sessions with the building mentor. The days and times vary by school. Please check with the school counselor regarding the schedule at your school. Students must agree to this commitment.
  • Students will take midterms and finals in-person, during proctored sessions. The proctored sessions will be at each high school and the schedule will be communicated to the students.
  • Are you ready for online learning? A few of the important skill sets of a successful online student include:
    • Self-motivation
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Good communications skills
    • Good technology skills and willingness to learn new technologies
    • There are online quizzes and surveys to help students assess readiness for online learning

How does the registration process work?

  • Print the Request for Outside Credit form, complete the first page and submit both pages to your counselor for approval.
  • The counselor will complete the form and submit it to the Online Learning Department for registration.
  • The Online Learning Department (Marianne Kaluza/Audrey Winslow) will email the student confirmation of enrollment and payment information, if applicable.
  • Have you already submitted paperwork for an online course for 2014-15? The registration process will begin in August and you will hear from the Online Learning Department at that time.

Questions about which online course to choose?

We participate in the OSPI Digital Learning Department (DLD) program which offers OSPI-approved online courses. Discuss with your counselor and/or with the Online Learning Department to review the Digital Learning Department Course Catalog. Not all courses listed in the online catalog are used by the Issaquah School District.


Additional Information:

Click Here for Online Learning Options.

Questions?

Marianne Kaluza
Online Learning Coordinator
425.837.7087
kaluzam@issaquah.wednet.edu

Audrey Winslow
Online Learning Registrar
425.837.7630
winslowa@issaquah.wednet.edu

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