SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 1, Sacramento area students will take a few steps from the breakfast table to their computers at home to log in for their first day of school through California Virtual Academy @ Sutter (CAVA @ Sutter), a full-time, online public charter school for students in grades K-12.
CAVA @ Sutter is part of a network of 11 independent charter schools in California that use the K¹² online curriculum to offer students in grades K–12 an exceptional learning experience. Families enroll in CAVA @ Sutter for a wide variety of reasons. Some students are advanced learners, motivated to increase their knowledge beyond the basic course offerings, while others are athletes or performers looking to balance a full schedule. Innovative technology combined with a strong partnership between families and teachers makes it possible to focus on each student's unique academic needs, and gives a growing number of Sacramento area students a powerful educational option to reach their true potential.
"As the school year begins, we are thrilled to give our students greater freedom to learn in the way that best suits them," said Kimberly Odom, Director of Special Education. "Each student receives quality instruction and support in a one-on-one setting as they grow throughout the year."
Students who enroll at CAVA @ Sutter follow an academic program that includes engaging web-based lessons along with age-appropriate instructional materials – books, videos, CDs and other hands-on tools and resources – all of which are shipped directly to each student's home. California-credentialed teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings. The program offers advanced learners the ability to progress faster in subjects in which they excel, as well as opportunities for advancement in STEM education. College or career-minded students can choose from a broad range of profession-focused courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future.
CAVA @ Sutter teachers also organize numerous field trips and school activities where students have the opportunity to participate in events that blend academics and socialization.
CAVA @ Sutter is still accepting enrollment of students for the 2015-2016 school year. In-person and online information sessions are being held throughout the month.
Upcoming events include:
- Elk Grove K-8 Back to School Park Day
Monday, August 31--10:00 AM
Jan Rau Community Park, 8795 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove
- Roseville Back to School High School Hang Out
Monday, August 31--11:00 AM
Galleria Mall Food Court, 1151 Galleria Blvd., Roseville
For a complete list of information sessions or to learn more about enrolling, visit http://cava.k12.com or call (866)339-6787
About California Virtual Academy @ Sutter
California Virtual Academy @ Sutter is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are residents of Butte, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba, and Yolo counties. California-credentialed teachers deliver lessons in an online classroom platform provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) with a combination of engaging online and offline coursework—including a wide variety of books, CDs, videos, and hands-on materials that make learning come alive. CAVA @ Sutter provides opportunities for advanced learners, and prepares students to be college and career ready at graduation. Learn more at http://cava.k12.com.
SOURCE California Virtual Academy @ Sutter