Accelerate Education/Accelerate Online Academy
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Grades Served: K-12
Approved as a Multidistrict Online Course Provider from the 2012-13 through the 2015-16 school year.
Individual Online Course Purchasing Instructions:
Individual courses from Accelerate Education/Accelerate Online Academy are available for schools to purchase in the DLD course catalog.
Accelerate Education is an online curriculum provider for schools looking to deploy the industry’s most effective and rich content with traditional online courses, credit recovery, and blended learning programs. Accelerate Education provides innovative technology learning options to boost student achievement. We offer a comprehensive and robust curriculum, including core curriculum, electives, world languages, Advanced Placement (AP), and credit recovery.
We offer a highly engaging digital curriculum to students and teachers in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Our course offerings include over 130 online courses, a full credit recovery program, eBooks, and learning objects. Our systems and tools provide a stable platform necessary to increase educational opportunities and achievement through a rich and flexible student learning experience.
Accelerate Education’s mission is to provide broad, flexible, and engaging curriculum and instruction that uses best practices in education to bring success to all students. Our mission drives us to provide all students with access to rich, engaging learning opportunities through the use of technology in and outside of a classroom.
We offer a full K-12 online course catalog with core, honors and elective courses. Please see our catalog at http://www.Accelerate-Ed.com.
It is the mission of Accelerate Education to provide a broad range of flexible, rigorous, and engaging curriculum choices to students and schools. Through research-based instructional design and application of best learning practices our courses are equipped to meet the needs of a diverse learning population. The technological systems we employ are highly adaptable to a variety of learning experiences or learning devices, and can be packaged to deliver just what the student or school requires. We seek to give the general population of students a choice by offering a broad selection of core and elective choices that can be taken in a synchronous or independent format. Accelerate Education courses are not restricted by environment or grade level allowing students to take courses that challenge them at their learning level. Gifted and talented students can advance to a higher level or choose to take any number of Honors. Our extensive course catalog is designed in modules so that lessons or units can be packaged to meet a specific school or student need. The course contents, assessments, requirements, and structure can be changed to align with any at-risk population. By incorporating real-world situations into our courses, students identify and implement their learning immediately.
Accelerate Education was built on the premise that instruction needs to be flexible to meet the needs of the ever increasing diverse population of students. To be effective our courses and instruction model provide flexibility in the offering type, learning environment, delivery method, and instructional model. Courses are delivered primarily through asynchronous, and allows for synchronous methods as needed allowing flexibility with individual student schedules. Our courses are open to enrollment all year round. Enrolled students have up to a year to finish the credit. Students are provided multiple opportunities for student-teacher interaction in both individual and group format. Accelerate Education courses are designed to be implemented in various instructional settings whether it is online or face to face.
Accelerate Education courses are aligned to Common Core and Washington State standards.
Accelerate Education is accredited through AdvancED/Northwest Accreditation Commission.
Accelerate Education instructors are certified to teach in the State of Washington and are highly qualified in their area of instruction. Teachers must complete New Teacher training when employed and continue professional development through monthly webinars. Accelerate Education reviews and evaluations teacher performance on a quarterly basis.
Accelerate Education provides courses through the Brain Honey Learning Management System. School administrators, mentors, teachers and students all have access through this system.
ALE Support in DLD Catalog
As an OSPI-approved provider that participates in the DLD catalog, Accelerate Education/Accelerate Online Academy has supplied information on how they support student contact, written student learning plans, and monthly evaluations.
Student Performance and Demographics
Data for school year: 2011-2012
Teacher-to-student ratio: 18:1
Course completion rate: 79%
Course pass rate: 87%
Student Satisfaction Survey
Accelerate Education/Accelerate Online Academy did not participate in the student satisfaction survey.