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Latest Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Stories

2012-02-03 08:47:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's every high school science nerd's dream: an opportunity to chat with graduate students and ask about all kinds of stranger-than-fiction physics phenomena. That dream was realized for nearly twenty Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) students who are members of the Cutting Edge Science (CES) Club, a highly interactive extracurricular program that explores a wide variety of science topics. With several club members interested...

2011-11-25 14:50:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of Wednesday's Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision re: Slippery Rock Area School District v. Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, PA Cyber CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta issued the following statement: "This surprising and disappointing decision serves to illustrate how much work remains in creating an innovative, effective, and equitable system of public education that truly meets the needs of all 21st century students, and of modern...

2011-11-07 14:00:00

Lincoln Interactive is Diamond Sponsor of event for online and blended learning <font size="2" face="Arial">BEAVER, Pa.</font>, Nov. 7, 2011 The National Network of Digital Schools, a leader in educational management services and online curriculum development, is proud to be a part of this year's Virtual School Symposium, sponsored by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL). This year's event will be held November 9-11 in Indianapolis, Indiana....

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...

2011-11-01 15:54:00

"Some of us were skeptics and I was one of them. ... To come in as a skeptic and come out as a supporter, as I did, is pretty impressive." - Dr. John Plesha, Associate Director, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. MIDLAND, Pa., Nov.1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools has conferred upon the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School full accreditation status for all grades K-12. PA Cyber is the first public cyber charter...

2011-10-21 08:59:00

Pennsylvania's largest cyber school finding platform to be most complete, fully functional product BEAVER, Pa., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 11,000 students enrolled in their school, administrators at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School were in need of a student information system that efficiently and effectively met their needs, while offering ease of use for its ever growing staff. They found the solution with Backpack SIS. Backpack is a student...

2011-10-13 12:45:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Cyber: there's an app for that. An iPad app, PA Cyber HD, is now available for free download from the Apple App Store for the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the nation's largest and most successful K-12 online school. It is the first app featuring a cyber charter school in the state and possibly nation, according to Ben Brautigam, who joined PA Cyber a few months ago as its technology research and development coordinator. He...

2011-10-06 15:32:00

Online K-12 school CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta is 'Top Executive' PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Nick Trombetta and the online school he founded and leads, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, took top honors among large organizations in the Pittsburgh region in the "Top Places to Work" program sponsored by the Post-Gazette newspaper. Dr. Trombetta "inspires and motivates everyone around him," one employee told Workplace Dynamics in the opinion survey which formed...

2011-09-15 15:32:00

BEAVER, Pa., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As technology continues to be a major factor in the lives of students today, educators must learn about and decide how best to integrate technology and instruction in the classroom. On Wednesday, representatives from 20 of Ohio's highest performing school districts attended a seminar to learn more about the possibility of incorporating blended learning into their current curriculum. The seminar, hosted by the National Network of Digital...

2011-08-30 19:33:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at the 2011 Pittsburgh STEM Summit, Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO of Pennsylvania's largest cyber charter school, will discuss his school's plans to launch a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiative in the Pittsburgh area. Dr. Trombetta is head of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. He and three other leading educators are to discuss regional efforts to improve science and math education for grades K-12. The...