|[January 21, 2013]
PIVOT Charter School Tampa Accepting Applications for 2013-14 School Year, Local Information Sessions Scheduled
RIVERVIEW, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
PIVOT Charter School Tampa, an accredited tuition-free public school
serving students, grades 6-12, in Hillsborough County has scheduled
information sessions to help interested students and parents learn more
about the program during open enrollment for the 2013-14 school year.
Information sessions will be held at PIVOT Charter School, 3020 South
Falkenburg Road, Riverview, the following days and times:
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
PIVOT's blended educational model combines a rigorous online curriculum
with one-on-one support from state-certified teachers called Educational
Coordinators. As part of the PIVOT program, students work with their
lead Educational Coordinator to develop a personal vision for success,
define goals to help them reach their vision and create an individual
education plan that they complete at their own pace. Students attend
school either 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday and can access the curriculum from anywhere with Internet
connectivity. In addition to Educational Coordinators available on-site
during school hours, PIVOT students have 24/7 technical support and
online access to experienced, state-certified teachers who can provide
immediate assistance 24 hours a day Monday though Friday.
"PIVOT offers a truly student-centered approach to learning that gives
students a flexible schedule, the ability to learn at their own pace and
individualized support from our on-site Educational Coordinators as well
as real-time access to qualified online teachers when they need
assistance after hours or away from school," said Liz Bretz, PIVOT
Charter School Tampa principal. "In addition to strong academics, we
offer students service learning and dual-enrollment options, numerous
extracurricular activities and free hub-based bus service for those
families needing additional assistance getting their student to school."
PIVOT Tampa complies with all Florida graduation requirements and offers
a full middle and high school curriculum, including more than 15
Advanced Placement courses, a wide variety of electives and a service
learning option. Core courses align with Next Generation Sunshine State
Standards. Students can jump-start their college careers with early
graduation options and dual enrollment in college courses. PIVOT Charter
School is ideal for many students, including accelerated learners
looking for Advanced Placement and dual-credit classes, students missing
credits and needing to catch up, those needing a flexible schedule in
order to pursue outside interests and many others. Nationally recognized
learning provider Advanced Academics supplies the program's learning
management system, web-based curriculum and online teaching staff.
Seats are filling quickly, so interested parents and students are
encouraged to act soon. For more information or to apply, go to www.pivotcharterschool.com
or call 813-626-6724.
About PIVOT Charter Schools
PIVOT Education Inc. is a not-for-profit Florida corporation that
operates PIVOT Charter Schools in Fort Myers and Tampa. Its programs use
a blended educational model, combining one-on-one teaching with the best
elements of on-line and traditional education. The mission of PIVOT
Charter Schools is to create a unique learning environment where each
student will believe in themselves, excel in their goals and discover
pathways to their life's success. PIVOT Charter School Fort Myers offers
this unique blended educational program to middle and high school
students in Lee County, while PIVOT Charter School Tampa serves
students, grades 6 through twelve, in Hillsborough County.
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