LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nevada Passport Academy (NVPA) and Destinations Career Academy of Nevada (NVDCA), both statewide online public schools, will celebrate their first graduating classes on Monday, June 12, with a joint graduation ceremony at 5 p.m. at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve.
Eight members of the Class of 2017 will graduate from NVPA and NVDCA, which both opened to Nevada students in July 2016. Daniel Diamond, head of school at both NVPA and NVDCA, will address the graduating class, and teachers and staff from both schools will be in attendance to recognize the students’ achievements.
“The Class of 2017 has achieved an important milestone,” Diamond said. “We are so proud to see these students earn their high school diplomas, an accomplishment they have pursued with determination and fervor.”
An online public high school for under-credited students, NVPA is designed to help students under the age of 21 who haven’t finished their high school education get back on track and earn a diploma. NVPA combines online coursework with classroom work taught by certified teachers to provide a unique individualized learning experience for each student. Flexible hours mean that school can be adapted to the student’s schedule, situation and life, allowing greater opportunities for the future.
NVDCA is a career and technical education (CTE)-focused online public charter school program authorized by the White Pine School District for college- and technical career-minded high school students. NVDCA gives students the opportunity to obtain specialty trade skills by offering four years of occupational training in an industry pathway of their choice. The school provides two program options for students in key industries of growth in the state: business management and administration and health science.
Media is welcome at this event. Details are as follows:
Nevada Passport Academy & Destinations Career Academy of Nevada
Monday, June 12, 2017 – 5 p.m.
Las Vegas Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89107
About Nevada Passport Academy
Nevada Passport Academy (NVPA) is a tuition-free online public high school for under-credited students. NVPA is designed to help Nevada students who are under the age of 21 on Sept. 30 of the year they enroll and who will graduate before they turn 21 get back on track and earn their high school diploma. As part of the Nevada public school system, NVPA is tuition-free. NVPA utilizes the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about NVPA, visit http://nvpa.k12.com.
About Destinations Career Academy of Nevada
Destinations Career Academy of Nevada (NVDCA) is a full-time online public charter school program authorized by the White Pine School District that serves students in grades 9-12 statewide. As part of the Nevada public school system, NVDCA is tuition-free, providing parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about NVDCA, visit http://nvdca.k12.com.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company consisting of thousands of online school educators providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through K12 partner public schools in 33 states and the District of Columbia, and through private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com.