Edmentum Approved as Michigan GenNET Course Provider

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Edmentum Approved as Michigan GenNET Course Provider

Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy receives Michigan approval as a course provider for the GenNET Online Learning Portal

March 8, 2016 - Minneapolis

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Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions announces that EdOptions Academy its fully accredited virtual school program, recently had over 300 courses approved through the Michigan GenNET Online Learning portal. The GenNET Online Learning Portal provides K-12 students discounted curriculum with a wide variety of online courses. The GenNet approval process assures EdOptions Academy courses are aligned to Michigan standards, facilitated by state-certified teachers, and are vetted for quality and rigor.

EdOptions Academy partners with schools and districts to deliver rigorous, research-based, and pedagogically sound curricula. Trusted nationally, EdOptions Academy provides extensive and effective online learning solutions and was recently awarded the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Readiness by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). This award recognizes the virtual school as a highly effective resource for successfully acquiring knowledge and skills that are foundational to schools and districts in enhancing their program offerings.

Approved EdOptions Academy courses provide valuable learning options for students on their unique educational tracks. EdOptions Academy is an excellent learning alternative for students in need of advanced coursework for postsecondary preparation, looking to improve skills in specific subject areas, or completing graduation requirements while homebound or hospitalized.

“The process to become a GenNET Online course provider is rigorous, and Michigan schools trust us to offer only high-quality courses,” said Luke Wittum, assistant superintendent, technology and media services, Genesee Intermediate School District. “We are pleased to add Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy courses to the GenNET Portal and are confident this partnership will benefit students and schools across Michigan.”

About the GenNET Online Learning Portal
Developed by the Genesee Intermediate School District, the program is available to all Michigan students in grades 6–12 through the district’s Seat Time Waiver (STW) program; also students in grades K–5 can participate if they are enrolled in a school district in Genesee County or any contiguous county. All courses are aligned to Michigan standards and are offered at a discount on the GenNET Portal. GenNET Online Learning provides students with a wide range of teacher-led courses, teacher-facilitated courses, and self-directed classroom tools delivered over the Internet. To enroll in GenNET discounted EdOptions Academy courses, visit gennet.us.

About Edmentum, Inc.
Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to move education forward. Click here to see the full list of EdOptions Academy Courses. For more information, visit edmentum.com

Edmentum and EdOptions Academy are trademarks of Edmentum, Inc.