Every school, and especially every cyber school, starts with a vision that comes from a specific instructional strategy or teaching method. At PA Distance, we use a unique blend of proven classroom teaching techniques with educational technologies to promote academic growth for all students from a variety of backgrounds, learning styles, and individual needs. The difference between our school, and other public schools, is that we do it all online.
The PA Distance Esports Team has kicked off its inaugural year with a group of 13 students from a variety of backgrounds. Whether they have casual gaming experience, have competed in the past, or are brand new to competitive gaming, the PA Distance Esports Team has a place for everyone.
Nicole Huggler, of Galeton, PA, is heavily involved in her children’s lives and, as such, wants the best for their education. Her 10-year-old son, Damien Rachiele, and her 12-year-old daughter, Autumn Rachiele, are excelling in their classes and are enjoying school, too. But, it wasn’t always this way.
During his tenure, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf has been trying to defund charter schools across the Commonwealth and make it harder for schools like PA Distance to operate. Time and time again, the state legislature has defended charter schools against these numerous attempts.
Mrs. Jessica Chavers started at PA Distance during the 2020-2021 school year to teach 3rd grade Social Studies and English Language Arts (ELA). Now, in her second school year, she is solely focusing on teaching ELA.