Students that are in the Special Education program must have an IEP held before they can be admitted into the Virtual Learning Academy. It will be a team decision on whether or not the change of placement into VLA is appropriate.
By signing the box below, I acknolwdged that I will work with my home school to set up an IEP meeting in order to get change of placement approval for my child to attend the Virtual Learnign Academy.
Please read each statement and intial next the statement. By intialing the statements you are taking responsibility for helping our Virtual student to be successful in online classes. You are also willing to do the actions below to help our student.
*I understand my student's classes will primarily be online but there will times that face to face is required. * I will download the Canvas Parent app to track students' progress and communicate with teachers.* I will have access to Parent Vu through LCPS to see attendance, grades and receive messages from teachers regarding student progress.* my student is able to work independently with little direction.* my student is good time management skills and can schedule specific times throughout the week to work on online courses. * my student is not a procrastinator-likes to get things done today and not tomorrow.* my student is a self-motivated and self-disciplined individual.* my student is an average to above average reader.* my student is comfortable spending five plus hours each week on each. Canvas to review lectures/videos, complete course assignments, participate in chats and threaded discussions, etc.*I understand the district has an equitable grading policy and my student will be given a 50% as their lowest grade. Those are equivalent to a 0%.blanks *my student has basic computer skills and can use word processing software, download software and files, install software, open files, use a web browser, and is familiar with Canvas, etc.*my student has access to a computer that is connected to the internet and has a backup plan if something happens to the computer and/or internet access.*my student has basic computer skills and can use word processing software, download software and files, install software, open files, use a web browser, and is familiar with Canvas, etc.*I understand that attendance is mandatory and will be taken every day for each class period. If my student cannot attend, you will need to notify the teacher and the VLA office of the absence. * Other responsibilities that you as the parent might have are: Attending parent orientation
Please read each statement and the applying students intial next the statement. By intialing the statements you are achknolewding that to be a successful Virtual student requires the following.
*I commit to being a self-motivated, engaged, respectful, and courteous student while in Virtual Learning Academy I understand that online attendance is important to my success in this course and commit to spending 60-75 minutes per day five or more times per week.I will not copy or plagiarize information from the internet, textbooks, other students, or any other resources in order to complete my assignments. I understand that cheating and plagiarism are serious offenses and that my school will determine the consequences, which could include failing the course.I understand that my school or eTeacher may contact my parent or guardian at any time if there are any concerns about my progressI understand that it is my responsibility to seek help when needed. If I do not understand a lesson resource or assignment, I should message my e-Teacher for further instruction and also communicate with my learning coach.I understand that I will receive 50% for any assignment(s) that are not completed.
Thank you for your time and interest in the Virtual Learning Academy with Las Cruces Public Schools. One of our staff will be in contact with your family to discuss next steps. We look forward to working with your studnet and family in the future.