EdOptions Academy, Edmentum’s fully accredited virtual school, announces new course approvals from the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for the 2018–19 school year. EdOptions Academy is proud to add 24 new courses to the approval list, bringing the total approval count to 166 courses for grades 6–12 for the school year. Approved courses cover a wide range of elective topics, including courses such as Health Science, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design and Illustration, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Professional Communications.
These new approvals from WA State OSPI recognize the strong alignment of EdOptions Academy curricula to Washington State K-12 Learning Standards and instructional rigor. By providing solid, research-based curricula paired with highly trained, Washington-certified teachers, Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy is committed to providing students with the best virtual learning options.
“We are very excited about the Washington State OSPI approval, and we look forward to expanding our partnerships with educators throughout the state,” said Dr. Shane Dennison, state and federal programs manager at Edmentum. “Edmentum diligently strives to make our standards-based curricula accessible to an ever-increasing number of students across the nation.”
In addition to approvals from the WA State OSPI, Edmentum and EdOptions Academy have over 5,500 course approvals by agencies in 30 states, as well as by 7 national third-party organizations: AdvancED, ISTE, Quality Matters, the College Board, the GED Publisher Program, EdCredible, and the NCAA. Edmentum values certifications from third-party organizations because they validate that its courses meet the highest level of quality standards set forth for online curricula and solidify Edmentum as the industry leader in rigorous virtual education.
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