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C.O.O.L. SCHOOL STAFF:

Kelly Brancoli, Teacher
kbrancoli@rescueusd.org
916-941-3260

Bruce Peters, Principal
bpeters@rescueusd.org

916-933-0652 x-5501

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Welcome to the C.O.O.L. School Virtual Academy!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR
2014 - 2015!!!

To access forms and enroll, click here...

PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT - JUNE 16

A Parent Information Night will be held on Mon., June 16th beginning at 6:00 PM at the COOL School Learning Center.   The agenda will include an overview of the program, benefits of the program, a demonstration of the OdysseyWare Online Learning Management System which is the curriculum used by students at home.  Staff will also inform interested parents of the registration process. 

For directions, click here....         
Use the staff contact information on the left if you have questions.

The C.O.O.L. School Virtual Academy (C.O.O.L. stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning) is a public, tuition-free independent study virtual program offered through the Rescue Union School District. The COOL School offers an innovative, 21st century learning experience where students have the opportunity to complete coursework online at home. All curriculum is aligned to the California state standards. Students enrolled full-time are offered choices of online coursework and face-to-face instruction. The  highly recommended blended learning model combines virtual learning with face-to-face instruction and allows students rich socialization experiences. The certificated teachers for the program are employed by the Rescue Union School District and are highly-qualified as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • Innovative, relevant and personalized learning plans
  • Engaging, self-paced online curriculum
  • Curriculum, resources and enhances services are all FREE
  • Parents / guardians take an active role at home
  • Home schooling with teacher support
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the student and family
  • Rigorous standards-based curriculum
  • Blended learning model offers ample opportunity for social opportunities
  • Student progress is closely monitored by credentialed instructors
  • Allows for differentiation for each student
  • Accessible anytime and anywhere
  • BEST BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM IN AREA

Mission

To provide an innovative, rigorous digital learning environment that prepares students for the 21st century and beyond.

Our Advantage - The Teacher

  • You will develop a one-on-one relationship with a teacher who cares about you and your success.
  • The teacher offers enrichment classes 4-5 hours per week instead of one hour a month.
  • Teachers utilize placement tests to personalize the student's learning plan.
  • Online work is constantly monitored by a highly qualified teacher.
  • Most of the online work is automatically graded freeing up the teacher to provide more support.

News

California Higher Education Leaders Express Support for Common Core Implementation
In a letter to the State Board of Education, leaders of the University of California system, the California State University system, the California Community Colleges, and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities outline... Continue
Posted by: Dave Scroggins
Published: 9/19/14

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