Board Meeting – September

Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 Time: 2:00 pm, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) Meeting Number: 923 949 131 Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.) Go to https://oregoned.webex.com/oregoned/j.php?ED=240191132&UID=497115527&RT=MiM0 Agenda or go to:http://goo.gl/M2BPMj Audio conference information: To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the meeting, or call the…

ORVED Summer Schedule

ORVED operates as a year-round school and we enroll students almost every week of the year.  However, this summer we are undergoing a few updates to our systems and will hold new registrations until July 15.  After that, we will resume once-a-week enrollments. Our classes are 18 weeks per half-credit, although students are encouraged to move…

ORVED Board Meeting – June

(this post to be updated with links) Board Meeting – June Agenda Time: 10:00 AM Meeting number: 920 976 516 To join the meeting, go to: https://oregoned.webex.com/oregoned/j.php?ED=230766082&UID=497115527&RT=MiM0 Call-in toll-free number 1-877-668-4493

Board Meeting – May

Agenda The proposed budget will be presented. ORVED welcomes and appreciates public input and feedback on the budget. Please direct correspondence to ppeterson@orved.org. Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Time: 10:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) Meeting Number: 925 100 382 Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.) To start or join…

Board Meeting

Agenda Date: Friday, April 19, 2013 Time: 10:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) Meeting Number: 922 701 211 Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.) To start or join the online meeting Go to https://oregoned.webex.com/oregoned/j.php?ED=222879022&UID=497115527&RT=MiM0

ORVED and Accreditation

One of the questions we’re often asked at ORVED headquarters is whether or not we are an accredited institution. This is a complicated question that requires a bit more than a simple yes or no! First, let’s look at some background information on accreditation.  For instance, what does it mean to be accredited?  Accreditation is not…

ORVED Implements Common Core State Standards

ORVED is committed to offering Oregon students the highest quality online education. In addition to a personalized education the gives students one-on-one interactions with Oregon certified teachers, we use curriculum that is designed to meet National Common Core State Standards. Common Core was designed to give students an opportunity to develop a broad knowledge base…

A mention in The Oregonian — and a brief word about AP

This morning the ORVED Team was delighted to discover we were mentioned in a recent opinion piece by Tim Nesbitt. In it, Mr. Nesbitt highlights the need for more challenging, college-level courses for high school students and what some districts and schools — including ORVED! — are doing to meet this need. Check out the…

The History of ORVED

Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED) was formed in 2009 as a program of the Northwest Regional ESD in cooperation with ESDs around Oregon.  Since its founding, ORVED has evolved into an approved virtual public charter school system with two sponsoring school districts.  ORVED provides online courses to students in grades 6-12.  Every course includes online curriculum,…

Can Special Ed Students Be Successful Online?

It seems that many people worry about students with IEPs taking online courses.  Many parents, teachers, and counselors ask about whether online classes in general (and ORVED in particular) are a good fit for Special Ed students.  After all, we all want students to be placed in classes where they can be successful! At ORVED,…