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Latest PA Cyber Charter School Stories

2013-09-27 12:24:06

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper has once again named the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to the list of "Top Workplaces" in the Pittsburgh region, based upon extensive employee surveys conducted by an independent research firm. PA Cyber ranked among the top 10 and was one of only two educational institutions recognized in the category of large organizations -- those employing 400 or more -- in this region. "A school is only as...

2013-04-16 16:28:24

MIDLAND, Pa., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is hosting open houses at its offices across the commonwealth during the month of April. Parents interested in learning how cyber school works are encouraged to attend. No appointments are necessary. If families have made a decision to enroll, they should set up an appointment with an admissions counselor through the central phone number. Current PA Cyber families may also wish to take advantage of...

2012-10-05 10:22:55

MIDLAND, Pa., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School has created an online school library, possibly the first K-12 cyber charter school in the nation to do so. "PA Cyber has always been an innovator. This is a great accomplishment for our staff, and promises to grow into an important educational resource for our students, their parents, our staff and faculty," said Dr. Michael J. Conti, CEO. Dr. Conti said the online library has print books that users...

2012-06-13 14:21:57

PITTSBURGH, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one whose family emigrated from Turkey, commencement speaker and honor student Meral Korkmaz reminded her fellow members of the PA Cyber Charter School Class of 2012 that they live in the world's greatest democracy and are pioneer students in a new type of school. Korkmaz is one of nearly 1,300 seniors in what PA Cyber CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta said is the largest single high school graduating class in Pennsylvania. PA Cyber holds two...

2011-11-04 12:25:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Cyber Charter School has created a technical resource website for its 11,000 students, their parents and its staff - and is sharing the site with online students no matter what school they're enrolled in. The PA Cyber Resource Center was launched Oct. 31. The address is http://help.mypacyber.org/. "As a leader in online education, PA Cyber has always freely shared innovative thinking with other schools. We see that as part of our...

2010-10-18 10:07:00

20 Colleges coming to first PA Cyber college fair in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more and more seniors are graduating from cyber charter schools, colleges and universities show an increased interest in recruiting them, according to a PA Cyber Charter School guidance counselor who is coordinating the first college fair the online school has ever hosted at its Philadelphia office. With 2,800 juniors and seniors among its nearly 10,000 students - and SAT...

2010-07-20 23:01:00

High school program believed unique in nation MIDLAND, Pa., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High school students anywhere in Pennsylvania will be able to get an early start on a career in sports media and broadcasting in a new program being offered this year by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. The Ellis Cannon Academy of Sports Media and Broadcasting is a two-semester program to be taught by the veteran sports broadcaster himself in real time as a Virtual Classroom course. It is...

2010-04-29 12:07:00

MIDLAND, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyber charter school - is there an app for that? "The iPad may prove to be a useful tool to put in the hands of cyber school students," said Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO and founder of the 9,000-student Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. Dr. Trombetta attended the Apple Education Leadership Summit 2010 in Dallas, Texas, April 21-23. "We attended the summit to begin a conversation with Apple about educational uses for the iPad," said Dr....

2009-12-03 10:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Cyber Charter School is a prime example of the educational innovation intended when the state charter school law was passed in 1997, said State Sen. Jeffrey E. Piccola. Piccola (R-Dauphin) cut the ribbon for PA Cyber's new Harrisburg Support Center in the TecPort Business Center Dec. 2. The school moved into new, larger offices in response to enrollment growth. The center serves PA Cyber students in central Pennsylvania- about 800 of...

2009-08-10 07:05:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Cyber Charter School will provide host sites in western Pennsylvania and Harrisburg on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 20, for an interactive teleconference to teach people how to start their own charter school. The 14th annual "How to Start a Charter School" is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Charter Schools (www.pachartercoalition.com). The conference is to originate at Drexel University in Philadelphia, according to Lawrence...