When it comes to flexible, virtual learning environments, each student has unique needs and goals. Waterfront Learning, a service offered by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, has developed a menu of diverse options for students and schools that incorporate high-quality online courses, PA certified instructors, student support services, technology support services, and professional development and training at reasonable prices. Whether a student needs one course, or wishes to study completely online, Waterfront Learning can meet that need.
School districts benefit from partnering with Waterfront Learning as they prepare to meet the growing demand for cyber education. Vendor provided content solutions, coupled with customized implementation planning and support, creates virtual learning environments that maintain integrity and curricular rigor expected. Various packages and pricing options are available to meet the goals of each unique experience in a fiscally conscious way. Utilizing Waterfront Learning’s flexible, customized packages, extensive professional development and training experiences, and expanded curriculum options, schools can truly create student-centric learning experiences for full-time cyber academics, short-term placements, alternative education programs, course enrichment offerings (including AP), credit recovery programs, and much more.
Parents of students in need of course enrichment and/or credit recovery also have services available through Waterfront Learning. Parent-pay programs for both school year and summer are offered to provide engaging online experiences for students whether the student needs to remediate learning gaps or deficiencies, or extend existing learning experiences through enrichment.
Educators in the region have a unique opportunity to experience virtual instruction through employment with the program. All Waterfront Learning teachers are required to be highly qualified in their content area, and are observed and supervised using Pennsylvania’s Teacher Effectiveness Rating Tools. All positions are posted on the Allegheny Intermediate Unit webpage (www.aiu3.net) and on PA Educator (www.paeducator.net).