The following was originally shared in the Ka ʻElele (the Newsletter of the Hawaiʻi State Public Charter School Commission).
Hawai’i Technology Academy (HTA) is offering a virtual summer school program that is open to all Hawai’i resident students in grades 6-12.
High School Students Who Successfully Complete Their Course Will Receive a Full Refund. The school is now offering students in grades 9-12 a full summer school tuition refund upon completion and participation of the course. This only applies to grades 9-12 — middle school enrichment courses tuition fees will remain in place.
Registration for HTA’s Virtual Summer School program is available now and will remain open until May 21, 2021.
A select number of high school courses will be offered for both credit recovery and credit advancement. These courses include: Algebra 1 and 2, Creative Writing, English 2, Modern History of Hawai’i, U.S. History and Government, and P.E. Life Fitness.
In addition, a teacher-led summer enrichment program for middle school students is also being offered. Middle school courses include: Math, Reading/Writing, Astronomy, Marine Science, Spanish 1, as well as the electives Fine Arts and Living Your Best Life. These courses will not be credit bearing with the exception of Math credit recovery for grades 6-8.
HTA’s highly experienced teachers will deliver both synchronous and asynchronous virtual instruction, provide consistent feedback, regularly consult with students, and support the individual learning style of each student. “HTA is thrilled to offer this unique virtual summer school program to students across Hawai’i. The program will provide students with the necessary academic support to close any gaps that resulted from full virtual instruction and to help prepare them for the new school year. Our goal is to provide a rigorous curriculum that perpetuates HTA’s core values and mission by creating effective lessons that foster strong student-teacher relationships and deliver high quality instruction,” says HTA’s Executive Director, Stacey Bobo.
HTA’s Virtual Summer School sessions begin on June 7, 2021. Please visit HTA’s Virtual Summer School webpage for more information.