The Virtual High School Appoints Angela Castellucci As Marketing Manager
Boston — The Virtual High School (http://www.theVirtualHighSchool.org) today announced that Angela Castellucci has joined the organization as Marketing Manager.
“Angela brings a strong background in marketing, advertising and non-profits. She is a tremendous asset to our organization and her expertise will be crucial as we continue to grow and build our brand,” said Carol Ribeiro, President & CEO of The Virtual High School (The VHS).
The VHS mission is to provide students with access to high-quality online and blended learning experiences, while supporting educators with the professional development and services needed to provide effective 21st century education for every student. The VHS partner schools have access to a wide range of core, elective, credit recovery and AP® courses that inspire, ignite, and deepen learning. For students, The VHS helps develop independent learning skills, explore college majors and careers, earn credit, and participate in global classrooms.
Castellucci joins The VHS from Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston where she served as Special Projects Manager in the Refugee and Immigration Services Program. Prior to that, Castellucci was an Account Executive at Hill Holiday where she oversaw the Corporate Social Responsibility local marketing campaign for the agency’s Bank of America client. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Castellucci is also a certified ESOL tutor at East Boston Neighborhood of Affordable Housing.
“The VHS has established itself as one of the leading online learning programs in the nation — it maintains an outstanding reputation; the company’s employees share a passion for education and are dedicated in supporting schools and educators in exceeding their learning initiatives. It’s what sets The VHS apart from other education companies. I’m thrilled to be a part of the team,” said Castellucci.
About The Virtual High School
The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.) is an online learning pioneer. Since 1996, the nonprofit organization has set the standard for quality online education. The VHS provides courses taught in global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development for educators. The organization also meets the unique educational needs of schools through custom course development, individualized course offerings, and support for blended learning initiatives. The VHS design and delivery standards are the model used by the National Education Association in their recommended standards for online learning. The organization has won numerous awards, including the Stockholm Challenge Award for Global Excellence in Information Technology and is a three-time winner of the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) award for Excellence in Programming and Excellence in Best Practices. For more information, visit www.TheVirtualHighSchool.org or call (978) 897-1900.
Odysseyware Unveils Redesigned Course Customization Builder
Educators have access to unparalleled course customization tools and enhanced search features
(CHANDLER, Ariz.) July 28, 2015 –Odysseyware, a leading provider of online curriculum for digital learners, is pleased to announce new tools and features to its custom course builder as well as enhanced search functionality to its 21st century platform.
Providing educators with the flexibility to customize courses and truly personalize the experience for each student drives the creation of all courses offered by Odysseyware. To further provide it’s school and district partners, Odysseyware has unveiled its improved and redesigned custom course builder allowing educators to quickly identify and organize the building blocks of a course to further personalize the learning experience for each student. Additionally, educators are able to search curriculum by topic and standard to facilitate even more customization.
Teachers can choose to author unique content, customize a previously created course, or customize a standard course, the new tools give educators the ability to rearrange, add and delete content including assignments.
“We strive to provide educators the tools they need to create an extremely flexible student experience, and giving the ability to quickly customize and personalize learning for each students individual needs will help educators and students long-term. Additional functionality in our custom course builder and search features make that even easier for our users,” said Odysseyware President Beth TeGrotenhuis “Feedback from our school and district partners has been overwhelmingly positive. “
A highly optimized keyword search engine with a filter feature has been added so teachers are able to easily find content including units or assignments. They are able to explore, search, and save content found during the search and track the search path. Odysseyware has created four different searches engines based on curriculum, custom courses or assignments already created, topic or by state standards. Standards vary from state to state and with a custom search teachers will be able to save time and effort in looking for content aligning with the common core. The goal is for teachers to save time on building lessons and to give students a richer learning experience.
For more information, visit http://odysseyware.com.
Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Odysseyware is an innovative, multimedia-enriched online curriculum. Completely web-based, Odysseyware provides 21st century educational solutions by offering the core subjects of history and geography, math, language arts, and science along with enriching electives, CTE, placement testing, diagnostics and professional development. This curriculum is sold directly through regional education specialists. To learn more, visit http://odysseyware.com/ or call 877-795-8904.