Online Learning

online learning

 Allendale Public Schools offers the flexibility of online schooling in multiple formats and platforms.

 21F ONLINE COURSES
 

The State School Aid Act Section 21f expands the online learning opportunities for students in grades 5-12. With consent of a parent or guardian, a student may enroll in up to two online learning courses per academic term. Enrollment in online courses cannot result in a course load that exceeds a full time schedule.

If you are interested in pursuing online learning for your student, follow these steps:   
   

1. Explore online learning  

Review characteristics of successful online learning. Browse available online courses. Use additional helpful guides when considering online learning.                                                                  

PDF Document"The Characteristics of Successful Online Learners

External Link Michigan's Statewide Online Course Catalog

  PDF DocumentParent Guide To Online Learning

  External LinkPDF Document Online Learning Readiness Rubric via Michigan Virtual University

 

2. Assess your readiness for online learning                                   

 

 

                                                    

 3. Contact your counselor

  • Return the above forms to your school's counselor
  • Schedule a meeting with your school's counselor (see below for contact information)

 

4. Make the commitment to succeed in online learning

  • Complete the PDF DocumentOnline Learning Contract
  • Check-in with counselors and adminsitrators regarding your progress throughout the trimester

 

ALLENDALE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEAT TIME WAIVER PROGRAM

 
Our seat time waiver (STW) program allows students to attend school at home via online courses offered by programs such as Michigan Virtual, Aventa Online Learning, K12 Online Learning, and much more. The STW program enrolls new students every fall. If you are interested in this program, please contact a counselor below and review the following STW documents:

 

 

PDF DocumentAPS Seat Time Waiver Contract

                                                                                              

 APS Counselors/Principals                                                                                                                                                                 

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS:
JASON FOGEL
LIZ PELLEGROM
PHONE:616-892-5585

NEW OPTIONS HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR:
MARIE VANFAROWE
PHONE:616-892-5575

MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL:
ROCKY THOMPSON
PHONE:616-892-5595

OAKWOOD PRINCIPAL:
DOUG BOL
PHONE:616-892-3475