New this November! Ascenders classes are S.T.E.M focused! All classes are still 90 minutes long, meet once per week, and make up a 4 week session. Each S.T.E.M. class will be themed towards one S.T.E.M. aspect. The first week Science, the second week Technology, the third week Engineering, and the last week Mathmatics!
DANVILLE, Va. – The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising. The Danville Register & Bee reported Tuesday that the state’s home-schooled population saw a 12 percent increase in the last five years. There were nearly 39,000 home-schooled students during 2013-14 school year. That’s compared to about 43,500 students last school year.
Columbus, OH, September 30, 2019 –(PR.com)– As Homeschooling continues to grow in the United States and Internationally, the need for a curriculum specifically customized for Homeschool parents and students is vital to support this quickly growing population. With over 17 years of experience in the online curriculum industry, Starpoint has recognized the need for and focus on customized and flexible curriculum programs for homeschool families and Special Needs/Disability students.
As the active homeschool parents of five, Tim and NiQui Chatfield developed Starpoint Academy and Starpoint Partners to keep up with the exponential growth of the worldwide homeschool and special needs communities. Starpoint evolved utilizing their experience as the founders of Progress Academy, also the managers of a non-profit homeschool association (HECLC) for the state of Ohio and an online social media site, Fusefly, just for homeschool families.
“Starpoint has a ‘how can we’ attitude, because we understand that parents and educators working with students needing flexibility to allow learning – not just deliver education. From customizing all courses and curriculum, to eliminating deadlines – we create an environment rich in experiences and exploration for the already eager students,” said co-founder NiQui Chatfield about the benefits of Starpoint. She also points out that, “Excellence in customer experience and training sets Starpoint apart from most providers in the market.”
Starpoint created their online learning community, Starpoint Academy and Starpoint Partners, has welcomed, enrolled, and provided services to thousands of students in every state of the U.S. and in over 40 different countries. They continue to grow from positive word-of-mouth and a presence at nationwide Homeschooling and Special Needs/Disability events. Starpoint reaches the Homeschool and Special Needs community by offering each student the safe, secure online environment they need; specific student, parent, and teacher accounts allow each person a very unique and customized experience.
About Starpoint Academy / Starpoint Partners
Starpoint Academy/Partners is a curriculum provider and management company serving Homeschoolers and Special Needs/Disability students, families, schools and organizations around the world. This innovative program provides customized curriculum and an extremely flexible implementation program for all stakeholders.
Jared Cochran admits that sometimes during a conversation, he’ll only half listen. It’s something a lot of people are guilty of, especially with the distraction of phones and other technology. But a class the 18-year-old is taking at his homeschool co-op in Virginia Beach has made him aware of the bad habit, and now he’s making a conscious effort to be a more active listener.
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