|Connect with a certified teacher from anywhere in BC
|Parent or guardian delivers the entire educational program to student at home
|Work with a teacher to reach goals in the student learning plan
|Not supervised by a BC certified teacher
|Take a program or course via an online environment.
|Not required to meet provincial standards
|Get support through opportunities for in-person learning and interactions with other students
|Not inspected by the Ministry of Education and Child Care
|Consistent reporting and communication with teachers
|Not eligible to receive a Dogwood Diploma
|Eligible to receive a Dogwood diploma upon completion of high school studies
|Parent has choice in resources and programming used to educate the child
|Student has access to TLA’s lending library.
|Yes, from October 1st on.
|Learning meets Provincial Learning Standards and student participates in Foundation Skills Assessments (Gr. 4 and 7) and Grad Assessments (10-12)
|Optional - parent can choose.
|Teacher works closely with parent/student to guide and assess learning
|Parent can request an initial meeting with TLA teacher to receive some guidance.
|Upon graduation, a student will receive a Dogwood Certificate
|No, but keep in mind, the Dogwood is based solely upon grades 10 to 12 learning.
|The School will provide a budget for resource and third party services costs.
|The School will provide a budget for TLA’s Community Classes and students can participate in field trips.
|WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I ENROLL
|Application form is submitted
|The registrar’s office reviews the application and ensures that required supporting documentation is included with the application. Once supporting documentation is received, the registrar’s office sends the application to the applicable vice principal for review:
|Home/Blended (K-9): Steve Borley (email@example.com)
|Online/Blended (10-12): Mary-Anne VanderHorst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Learning Support Services (K-12): Merissa Ang (email@example.com)
|The vice principal(s) review the application and contact the applicant (interviews may apply). Based on the review, vice principal(s) determine if the student is accepted to the school or not.
|If the student is accepted, a tuition invoice is issued and sent to the contact requested on the application form. Please note that tuition fees must be paid in order to complete the application.
|K-9/LSS: $100 base tuition invoice is issued (see tuition page)
|10-12: $50 per course tuition invoice is issued (see tuition page)
|Tuition fee is paid, a welcome package is automatically issued (via email) to the email address(es) listed on the application form. The welcome package confirms the student’s acceptance to TLA Online.
|Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I REGISTER
|Application form is submitted
|The registrar’s office reviews the application and ensures that required supporting documentation is received with the application.
|A welcome package is automatically issued (via email) to the email address(es) listed on the application form. The welcome package confirms the student’s acceptance to TLA Online and the home educator (parent/guardian of the registered homeschooler) provides the educational program.
|If you have any questions about registering, you can request a free, 30-minute program consultation by emailing us at email@example.com.