Juan Bautista de Anza Online Charter School (JBDA), a tuition-free
public school, invites the community to an open house at its Salton City
Learning Center, 2101 South Marina Drive, Suite 4, Salton City from 12
p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13. The public is invited to tour the
facility, meet the staff and learn about the innovative online and
site-based program during its open enrollment period for spring 2013.
Juan Bautista de Anza offers a blended educational model that combines
the best of 21st century online learning with one-on-one teacher support
from on-site instructors. In addition to an online curriculum with UC
A-G approved courses provided by online learning leader Advanced
Academics, students have the opportunity to participate in monthly field
trips, service learning projects and an equine leadership program.
"Juan Bautista de Anza is a student-centered program designed to help
maximize every student's academic potential," said Dr. Sandra Thorpe,
executive director. "All JBDA students take a Learning Style Inventory
that helps our teachers customize instruction using learning preferences
to maximize academic achievement. Students complete their schoolwork at
their own pace with one-on-one assistance and support available online
and at our centrally located learning center in Salton City. In addition
to our standards-based curriculum, we offer a wide array of enrichment
opportunities including our Horse Wisdom leadership progam."
Juan Bautista de Anza is a comprehensive middle and high school program
that serves students in Imperial, Orange, Riverside and San Diego. The
school offers a California state standards-based curriculum with more
than 150 core, Advanced Placement and elective courses. Courses are
delivered completely online and available anywhere with a computer and
an Internet connection. Students can complete their schoolwork remotely
at a location of their choice or on-site at JBDA learning centers in
Salton City and San Marcos. Students receive personalized support and
instruction from state-credentialed online teachers who hold bachelor's
or master's degrees in their subject area and have significant online
and traditional classroom experience.
JBDA is ideal for many students, including advanced learners, those
living in remote locations, students needing a flexible schedule in
order to work or pursue outside interests or those who are behind and
need to catch up. Nationally recognized online learning provider
Advanced Academics supplies the school's learning management system,
online curriculum and highly-qualified, California-credentialed
teachers. The school is currently accepting applications for the spring
semester. For more information, to schedule an appointment or to apply,
call 760-767-5850 or go to http://jbdaonlinecharterschool.net.
About Advanced Academics
Advanced Academics, a leader in the field of online learning, partners
with schools and districts in 30 states across the country to offer
customized online solutions that uniquely serve each customer. Advanced
Academics' programs have proven to be successful in providing flexible
learning opportunities for students in grades 6 through 12 and
increasing overall academic performance. Since 2000, Advanced Academics
has offered comprehensive middle and high school courses, highly
qualified and state-certified teachers, and a web-based learning
management system that enhances student learning. A part of DeVry Inc.
(NYSE:DV), Advanced Academics is accredited by the North Central
Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA
CASI) and the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) and meets the
standards for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
eligibility. For more information, visit www.advancedacademics.com.
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