Attention NC families with #gifted high school students:
North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics is extending an opportunity to participate in a pilot program partnering with BRIGHTlinks. From the announcement:
On behalf of NCSSM, Dean Lathan proposed starting a Pilot Program to reach more NC students by partnering with BRIGHTLinks. The idea is to offer four of their Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) Courses to for free to homeschoolers in the same way the offer IVC courses free to NC Public School students in need.
ALL North Carolina BRIGHTLinks families with high school students can participate in this pilot program. If you know a students who would be interested and ready for these courses, but is not a current member of BRIGHTLinks, have them email email@example.com.
While NCSSM is piloting only FOUR courses at this time, there are indications that there will be more available in the future.
What you need to know:
- NCSSM started their IVC classes yesterday. IF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CHILD IS INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN THIS PILOT PROGRAM, YOU NEED TO REACH OUT TO ME ASAP. firstname.lastname@example.org
- This offer IS OPEN to both Home and Traditionally-Schooled High School Students. For the purposes of this program, they are only allowing high schoolers to participate at this time. *** BRIGHTLinks will continue to push for access for all students based on readiness vs age/grade restrictions***.
- These classes are all synchronous classes that will be taught by NCSSM instructors, live and online through Canvas.
- IF you are a public school students in high school, you may have access to more than the four courses that they want to pilot with BRIGHTLinks.
More info: https://www.smore.com/7jb09