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Pivot Charter School North Valley Partners Offers Civil Air Patrol Program

Dépèche transmise le 6 janvier 2012 par Business Wire

OROVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pivot Charter School, North Valley, a full-time online public school, announced today that it is launching a program that lets students earn elective credits while developing leadership skills and learning about aviation through the U.S. Air Force’s Civil Air Patrol auxiliary. The school has scheduled a local information session Jan. 18 to help prospective students and parents learn more during the open enrollment period for the spring 2012 semester. The information session will be held at 6 p.m. at Spring Valley Elementary School, 2771 Pentz Road, Oroville.

“At Pivot, we continue to expand our offerings through the addition of innovative programs that will positively impact the lives of our students”

“At Pivot, we continue to expand our offerings through the addition of innovative programs that will positively impact the lives of our students,” said Jayna Gaskell, Pivot Online Charter Schools executive director. “Our new Civil Air Patrol option represents a unique opportunity for North Valley middle and high school students to develop lifelong skills through a well-known national program.”

The optional Civil Air Patrol program complements the Pivot’s online curriculum and offers students the chance to develop leadership skills; learn about astronomy, aeronautics and search and rescue; and serve the community. The hands-on program is taught by professional pilots, Air Force veterans and advanced Civil Air Patrol cadets. Students participate in field trips during which they apply their new skills in real-life settings.

Pivot Online Charter School, North Valley offers full-time programs for students, grades 6-12, in Butte and surrounding counties. The school complies with all California graduation requirements and offers a rigorous, standards-based curriculum and comprehensive student support and assistance. In addition to on-site teachers available during school hours, Pivot students have online access to California-credentialed teachers who can provide immediate assistance 24 hours a day. Pivot North Valley is made possible by nationally recognized leading online learning provider Advanced Academics, which supplies the program’s learning management system, curriculum and online teaching staff. Advanced Academics provides online education options to more than 100 school districts and charter schools in more than 30 states. For more information, go to www.pivotnorthvalley.com or call 877-544-1423.

About Pivot Charter Schools

ROADS Education, Inc., a not-for-profit California corporation, currently operates Pivot Charter Schools in San Diego, the North Bay and Butte County areas. Its programs combine an online curriculum with site-based offerings that let students work at their own pace, receive immediate online tutoring and participate in small-group instruction classes and tutorials. Pivot Charter School, North Valley offers this unique hybrid educational program to middle and high school students in Butte, Tehama, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, Glenn and Plumas counties.

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