VIRTUAL PREPARATORY ACADEMY Featuring
A World-Class Virtual Charter School for Grades PreK–8
VIRTUAL PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Flexible Virtual Learning for Oklahoma Students Welcome to Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy, a program of the Epic Charter School. We are pleased to serve Oklahoma families with PreK–8 students through this innovative virtual charter school. There are many reasons for educating your child outside of a traditional classroom. A virtual school provides a choice for parents who want to be more directly involved in their child’s education. Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy is designed for families seeking a flexible, personalized education for their children, custom-tailored to their individual family needs. The Oklahoma Virtual learning community consists of highly-qualified teachers, parents, academic and technology support teams, school administrators, and, of course, students. This team is focused on the continued academic success of your child and empowering all students to reach their full academic potential. The foundation of the Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy is the world-renowned, accredited Calvert Education program. Calvert’s curriculum has been successfully used to educate over 600,000 students for more than a century. The high-quality Calvert academic program is used in homes, charter schools, virtual programs, and brick and mortar institutions worldwide.
THE CURRICULUM Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy uses the Calvert Education curriculum, a complete, rigorous academic program which meets national and state standards. Developed by curriculum specialists and distance learning experts, the Calvert curriculum provides a challenging and integrated educational experience with emphasis on grammar, composition, and critical thinking.
The Benefits of
Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy The accredited Calvert program offered tuition-free • Support from highly qualified, statecertified teachers • A balance of flexibility and structure for your family • Hands-on faculty who help develop a specific learning plan for each student • A blend of print and online resources for a wellrounded, modern education • A rigorous curriculum with clear academic objectives • Opportunities for field trips, online enrichments and clubs
The OKVPA EXPERIENCE
Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy (OKVPA) integrates three important elements: preparation, delivery, and assessments. Together, these strategic elements provide you with a comprehensive education solution that ensures positive academic results.
The Academic Team
Your Oklahoma Virtual experience begins with a placement evaluation that includes both objective questions and a written composition. Our placement team and your child’s Supervising Teacher use the results to recommend an appropriate course of study, establish academic goals for the year and plot achievement milestones. An individualized learning plan and clear learning objectives maximize your child’s achievement.
Our experienced academic team provides a level of individualized instruction that is key to the success of every student.
INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY Resources Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy provides all textbooks, Lesson Manuals, and instructional materials needed for a full year of instruction. In addition, each enrollment includes a suite of dynamic online learning tools designed to make learning fun, increase retention, and boost academic success. Calvert’s Lesson Manuals provide you with complete step-by-step daily plans for all subjects. It is presented as both a printed manual and an online manual with instructional resources and links.
OKVPA Supervising Teachers
Our highly-qualified Supervising Teachers support the learning program for each student and develop a relationship with each family. These teachers provide academic reinforcement as professional educators and are well versed in virtual education. They answer specific curriculum questions and give alternative teaching strategies as well as other practical advice to help families achieve their academic goals through the year. In addition, our Supervising Teachers offer live online instruction, hold parent/teacher conferences, plan field trips, and oversee extracurricular activities.
Calvert Education Counselors
Calvert’s Education Counselors are expert curriculum specialists with extensive knowledge of Calvert’s resources and methodologies. They are available by phone or e-mail to address concerns, suggest alternative teaching techniques, and offer day-to-day support.
ASSESSMENTS Calvert provides a dynamic suite of assessment tools to regularly and systematically monitor performance and progress and make sure your child achieves academic success. These tools help guarantee that a student is mastering grade-level content. You and the Supervising Teacher monitor your child’s pacing and provide accelerated or remedial work as needed.
The Learning Guide
No one knows your child better than you. As the Learning Guide, you play a critical and essential role as part of the academic team. On a daily basis, you review learning objectives with your child, prepare materials for lessons, monitor task completion and pacing, and provide direction as needed. Most importantly, you work with your child and the Supervising Teacher to ensure that the program is meeting the academic needs of your child.
All age-appropriate Pre Kindergarten through Eighth grade students who can demonstrate Oklahoma residency are eligible for enrollment. Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy will not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap in its educational programs or activities, including the admissions process.
Exploring Beyond the Classroom Oklahomaâ€™s rich culture, history, and environment provide opportunities for field trips and group activities. You and your student can enjoy guided experiences that enhance the educational experience and excite a passion for learning.
VIRTUAL PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy is dedicated to inspiring students in PreKindergarten through Eighth Grade to realize their full potential in a 21st Century learning environment. Our proven curriculum, expert support, and instructional systems are designed to encourage academic excellence. OKVPA forms a partnership among students, teachers, parents, peers, and other members of the academic community to create a learning environment that empowers students to achieve success. Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy combines the best of tradition and innovation to provide an outstanding public option for the students of Oklahoma.
Visit our website at OklahomaVirtualPrepAcademy.com to view our complete curriculum and learn more about virtual education and OKVPA.
Contact Us Oklahoma Virtual Preparatory Academy Phone: (877) 485-8283 Fax: (410) 785-3419 Email: OKVPA@calvertservices.org Follow us: facebook.com/OKVirtualPrep Website: OklahomaVirtualPrepAcademy.com