Best Practices for Teacher-Parent Communication in Virtual Charter Schools

Remote Learning Challenges and How to Overcome Them

How Virtual School Parents Can Support Cyber School Student Success

Building and Maintaining a Supportive Online Learning Environment in Virtual Charter Schools

Bridging the Gap in Education: The Virtual Charter School Solution

The Role of Virtual Charter Schools in Providing Personalized Learning

Brick and Mortar vs. Online Schools: How Do They Compare

Trends and Innovations Shaping the Future of Online Education in 2024

Top Time Management Tips for Students in Virtual Charter Schools

Teacher Perspectives on Virtual Charters: K-12 Challenges & Rewards

What Is Online School Like? A Day in the Life of a Virtual Charter Student

Virtual Charter Schools and College Preparation: 5 Big Benefits

Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Learning in Virtual Schools: What’s the Difference?

Benefits of Online Education: How Virtual Charters Prepare Students for the Workforce

Homeschooling: Online Charters vs. Parent-Led Teaching - What’s the Difference?

Do’s and Don’ts for Online Learning Success: Essential Online Classroom Rules

Internet Safety Facts & Tips for Cyber Charter School Students

Online Public School Options: Choosing the Best Cyber School for Your Child

Navigating Virtual Charter School Enrollment in PA: A Comprehensive Guide

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cyber Charter Schools

Community Highlight: Luzerne County

What Does Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning Mean?

Juneteenth: Why We Celebrate

“Do Well, Do Good, Don’t Be Afraid” Says Keynote Speaker Dr. Wilson

PA Distance Students Count Down to Graduation

Community Highlight: Philadelphia

PA Distance Answers: “Why Cyber School?”

Spend Your Summer With PA Distance

New Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Amy Watenpool

PA Distance Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

Alum Story: The Herr Family

The Anime Club at PA Distance

“Shadows of the Mind”: A Collection of Short Stories Written by PA Distance Students

Community Highlight: Tioga and Potter Counties

The Core 4 Committee Promotes Student Leadership & Self-Advocacy

PA Distance Welcomes Dr. Michael Leitera as Chief Executive Officer

PA Distance Celebrates Students’ Talent and Creativity During Youth Art Month

Dual Credit & Dual Enrollment at PA Distance

Community Engagement Team: Regional 1 Spotlight

PA Distance Staff Personalize Professional Development at Ed Camp 2023

PA Distance Teachers Share the Love This February

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Chelsea White

Staff Outside the Classroom: Mr. Rumble

National School Choice Week 2023

Thank You, Guitar Center Music Foundation!

Students Showcase Their Talent at the Annual Winter Concert

Expectations of a PA Distance Parent/Guardian

What’s Cookin’ at PA Distance?

A/V Club, Esports, and More With Mr. Dayka

How Is PA Distance Celebrating the Holidays?

Guest Speakers Encourage Students to Dream Big at Elementary Career Day

Digital Citizenship in a Virtual World

Student Success Story: Jaxon Jerico

A Variety of STEAM Opportunities Available to Students

8th-grader Rylie Miles Wants to be a Radio City Rockette One Day

K-2 Teacher Ms. Kerianne Mulvey Appreciates the Diversity in Special Education

6th-Grade School Counselor Miss Kacy Ruffin Looks Forward to Supporting Students Throughout the Year

11th-Grader Rook Fait Excels Inside & Outside of the Classroom as He Prepares for a Future in Computer Science

Students Prepare for Their Futures by Earning Industry-Recognized Credentials Through the iCEV Program

Game Design Elective Inspires Creativity, Promotes Critical Thinking, and Encourages Career Exploration

PA Distance 4th-Grader Payton Duncan Named PA Coalition of Public Charter Schools Artwork Competition Winner

5 Reasons Regular Attendance Is Necessary Within a Cyber Setting

Parent Connections Specialist Mrs. Linda Williams Looks Forward to Creating Relationships that Foster Student Success

4 Tips for Setting Up a Productive Learning Space

Elementary Art Teacher Ms. Amber Fox Is Excited to Help Young Learners Discover Art

Class of 2019 Graduate Ruthie Waters Was the First, But Not the Last, PA Distance Student in Her Family

Families Don’t Have to Worry About Back-to-School Shopping at PA Distance

Class of 2008 Valedictorian Austin Bissot Is Now a Pennsylvania Math Teacher

The Enrollment Team, Ms. Brandee Kantrowitz & Mrs. Sarah Keeler Empower Parents and their School Choice

Class of 2016 Valedictorian Ira Reed is Pursuing a Career in Computer Forensics

Courses for the 2022-2023 School Year Encourage Curiosity & Discovery

Students Make Friends During After-School Clubs & Field Trips

New A/V Production Elective Will Teach Students How to Create Engaging Digital Content

Class of 2011 Graduate, Rachel Kunzen, Now Runs a Successful Photography Business

Casey & Grace Allshouse Express Themselves in Marching Band & Musical Theater

Class of 2022 Celebrated Graduation with Friends, Family & Staff

Graduating Senior, Samira Issa, Wants to Become a Marine Biologist

Senior, John Medina, Looks Forward to a Trade Career One Day

Graduating Senior, Molly Carroll, Looks forward to Joining Shippensburg University

Senior, Giovanni Waters, Will Graduate with a Leadership-Driven Legacy

Senior, Miranda Matarrita, Plans to Help People with Disabilities

Graduating Senior, Kai McCutcheon, Plans to Work with Kids

Senior, Jennifer Manta, Learns Virtually While Improving Her Tennis Game

Graduating Senior, Isabella Rios, Is Heading to Temple University this Fall

7th-grader, Layla Paduani Gomez Dreams of Going to the Olympics One Day

Business Technology Teacher, Ms. Azzaro, Named a Finalist in eDynamic’s Career Compass Awards

9th-grader, Jaxon Jerico Jumped Into Extracurricular & Leadership Opportunities in his First Year

7th-grader and World Champion Dancer, Katya Storchevaya, Succeeds in the Virtual Classroom and on the Dance Floor

Lis McCoy and her 4th-Grader, Alice, Appreciate Communication, Support & Academic Success

8th-grader, Ishmael Thomas, Organized Supply Drive for Local Animal Shelter Alongside Teachers & Staff

State Testing is an Additional Opportunity for Students to Form & Strengthen Relationships

Social Groups Give Students the Opportunity to Interact & Make Friends Outside the Classroom

8th-grade Student Leader, Ishmael Thomas, Excels in Class, Welcomes Extracurricular Opportunities & Connects with his Community

Fine Arts Department Celebrates Youth Arts Month with the STEAM Hub

New STEAM Hub Provides Innovative Resources for Hands-On Learning

Middle School WIN Time Promotes Hands-On Learning Outside of Regular Classes

The Literary Club Celebrates Reading All Year Long

Celebrating National Reading Month & Read Across America Week with Hands-On Activities to Encourage Fluency

The Book Buddies Program Connects K-12 Students with Reading

2nd Annual PA Distance “Core 4 Chopped Challenge” Brings Popular TV Show to Life with Students & Staff

Inaugural Artificial Intelligence Week Brings Interactive Activities, Real-World Examples, and Career Connections to Students

6th-Grade Pennsylvania Invention Convention Finalist, Rakiyah K., Looks Forward to the Statewide Competition in Hershey, PA

5 African Americans Who Changed Medical History

Students & Staff Commemorate the Children of the Holocaust with The Butterfly Project

PA Distance Helps 6th-grader, Maggie P., Work Towards her Dreams of Being an Entrepreneur and a Creative Writer

Family Learning Expense Fund & Internet Reimbursement Available to Enrolled Families

The Heaton-Little Family Values the Power of School Choice

Mrs. Jamie Isiminger and her Daughter, Jacey, Appreciate the Open Communication & Collaboration

10 Things to Consider When Searching for a Cyber School

The Heck Family Finds Comfort & Support within the PA Distance Family

PA Distance Esports Team is Making Progress in Ongoing Matches

Guest Post: PA Distance Parent, Dr. Vereen, Talks School Choice & Daughter’s Cyber Experience

The Newly Enrolled Huggler-Rachiele Family Finds Individualization, Safety & Flexibility

2021 Open House Focused on Building Community Connections

Regional Community Engagement Coach, Miss Amy Dunn, Connects with Families Across Pennsylvania

High School Science Teacher, Mrs. Kelly Collins, Brings Years of Field Experience to the Classroom

PA Distance Parent, Teresa Allshouse, Defends her Children’s Rights to School Choice

3rd Grade English Language Arts Teacher, Mrs. Jessica Chavers, Teaches her Students to Analyze what they Read

Research & Development Coordinator, Mrs. Katherine Heiles, Discovers New Initiatives to Benefit Students & Staff

Captivating & Personalized Material Changes for the 2021-2022 School Year

Students Enjoy Being Creative in Adventure Academy Art Camp

5th-Grade Teacher, Chelsea Hartford, Conveys Her Love for Science & Social Studies

5 Reasons Why Our Students are Successful

Students Issued a Variety of Technology & Educational Equipment

5 Reasons to Choose a Cyber School

Student Life & Expectations in an Online Elementary School

Family Resources for the 2021-2022 School Year

2021-2022 Course Catalogs Now Available

Enrollment Open for the 2021-2022 School Year

PA Distance Does the Back-to-School Shopping for You

Chief Academic Officer, Ms. Kelly Crooks, will Oversee the PA Distance Curriculum

11th-grader, Isabella Rios, Awarded PA Distance Financial Literacy Scholarship

Recent Graduate, Valeria Balbuena, Dreams of Becoming a Psychiatrist

Class of 2021 Graduate, Amanda Hough, Aspires to Become a Veterinarian Technician

Class of 2021 Graduate, Dakota Burik, Received the PA Distance Foundation Award

Class of 2021 Graduate, Maggie Friedman, Honored as Salutatorian

What is the PA Distance Odyssey Fellowship Program?

Senior, Kylie Roupe, Hopes to Join the Medical Field

Graduating Senior, Faith Snelson, Plans to Become a Lawyer One Day

Speech Therapist, Mrs. Jamie Bate, Helps Students Achieve Communication Goals

PA Distance Offering 12 FREE Virtual Summer Camps

7th-grader, Kennedy Dawson, Learns a New Language, Creates Art and Codes Websites

Special Education Coordinator, Ms. Stephanie Faith, Ensures Students Have the Support Needed

11th-grader, Zoey Scott, Dreams of Pursuing Professional Soccer Post Graduation

PA Distance to Form Inaugural Esports Team

High School Art Teacher, Mr. Evan Rumble, Works to Expand the Art Program

Students Learning to Code & Create Websites in Computer Science Courses

11th-grader, Timothy Monroe, Plans to Graduate Early and Pursue a Career in Real Estate

Keeping Students/Staff Safe During Testing Season

Introducing the PA Distance Community Connectors

3rd-grader and Accomplished Gymnast, Kelsey Henderson, Benefits from an Online Education

Tips for Setting Up Productive Workspaces

High School Mathematics teacher, Mr. Andrew Mayle, Transfers his Love for Math to his Students

10th-grader, Abigail Baker, Enjoys Flexibility and Open Communication

High School English Teacher, Ms. Maggie Kelly, Appreciates the Community of Students & Staff

8th-Grader, Kasir Sabree-Scott, Has a Variety of Goals Post-Graduation

11th-grader, Kai McCutcheon, Aspires to Become a Welder After Graduation

5th-grade Math Teacher, Mrs. Deanna Scotto, Helps Her Students Apply What They Learn in Everyday Life

11th-grader, Lakyn Miller, Enriches her Education by Learning Spanish

A Tribute to Black History Month: Influential & Innovative Contributions

Special Education Teacher, Mrs. Melissa Glancy, Builds Her Student’s Confidence and Encourages Growth

Senior, Adam Patelunas, on Track to Close Out His Life-Long Career at PA Distance

Graduating Senior, McKenzie Jones, Looks Forward to her Future at Millersville University

11th-Grader, Molly Carroll, Keeps Busy with Extracurricular and Volunteer Activities

1st-Grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, Miss Alicia Murray, Keeps her Students Engaged Virtually

Getting to Know the PA Distance Social Studies Department

4-8th Grade Music Teacher, Ms. Jessica Sapp, Makes Musical Connections with Her Students

High School Counselor, Mrs. Kara Buncic, Helps her Students Hone their Career, Academic and Social-Emotional Development

The Yearbook Club Commemorates Each School Year with a Beautiful Keepsake

Senior, Fawnia Brown, Plans to Grow her Business Post-Graduation

2nd-grade ELA & Social Studies Teacher, Mrs. Crystal Naugle, Teaches Students How to Read, Write and Understand the World

Special Education Teacher, Mrs. Erin Rogers, Helps Her Students Prepare for Life After Graduation

High School English teacher, Mr. Matthew Dayka, Enjoys Reading & Writing Just as Much as He Loves Teaching It

What Happens During the Lunch Hour at PA Distance?

Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Nick Kocuba, Believes in Our Mission and Our Students

Graduation Recovery and ESL Teacher, Mrs. Nicole Al-Amoudi Supports a Variety of Students

8th-grade History Teacher, Mrs. Lydia Jones, Loves History and Teaching It to Her Students

7th-grade Science Teacher, Mrs. Sarah Simmons, Engages Students using Hands-on Labs

Fun-Loving Elementary School Counselor, Mr. Brandon Payne, Works Hard to Make his Students Smile

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) for PA Distance K-8 Students

English Language Arts Teacher, Mrs. Christine Trudeau, Will Teach and Follow Alongside Her Students as They Grow

11th-grader, Amarylis M., Learns Spanish to Connect with her Puerto Rican Heritage

Introduction to Zearn Math & How it Helps PA Distance Elementary Students

High School Music Teacher, Mr. William Hart, Offers Students a Variety of Classes

Community Engagement Coach/Social Worker, Ms. Kathy Timmerman Supports Families When they Need it Most

One-on-One with PA Distance’s Leader of the Board of Trustees, Mr. John Marous

3-6 Grade Math Interventionist, Mrs. Emily Bartko, Helps Students Understand New Concepts

High School Social Studies Teacher, Ms. Carol Smialek, Shows Students How the Past Can Teach Us About the Future

6th-grade Math Teacher, Miss Julia Mittelmeier, Uses Educational Technology to Grow her Student’s Understanding

Introducing the PA Distance Community Engagement Team

Health & Wellness Teacher, Mr. Tony Reda, Looks Forward to Teaching a New Set of Students to be Healthy & Active

Business Technology Teacher, Ms. Susannah Azzaro, Will Teach Middle School Students Computer Science & Web Design

Technology Coach/Financial Literacy Teacher, Mrs. Victoria DeRoner, has 13 Years of Virtual Teaching Experience

PA Distance Third-Grader, Payton Duncan, Values the Experiences Cyber School Affords Her

High School Math Teacher, Mrs. Lindsey Fanning, Builds a System of Support for her Students

Class of 2020 Graduate, Taylor Smith, Heads to the University of South Alabama

Combining Astronomy & Space with Virtual Art Camp

Class of 2020 Salutatorian, Kirstin DeGraeve, Aspires to Start a Psychology Practice

Class of 2020 Valedictorian, William Barnhart, Continues Running his Own Business

Class of 2020 Making History with First-Ever Virtual Graduation Ceremony

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