July 2022 National News

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FREE ESPORTS SUMMER CAMP!

Sign up now and keep your kids engaged this summer!


Stride is offering a FREE Virtual Summer Camp with class offerings from June 13th to August 6th! Open to participants living in the United States aged 8-25.


Spots are limited so act fast!


This FREE esports centric virtual camp has offerings geared to improving skills in your favorite game with professional coaches, using Fortnite Creative to learn fundamental game design principals and play on Minecraft Education to develop basic coding skills.


Find more details for classes here: www.play2learn.gg and for tournaments here: www.stride-esports.com

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Follow our Stride Student Instagram Channel! @stridestudent

We are so excited to announce we have a Stride Student Engagement Instagram Channel! You can find us @stridestudent


This channel is meant to share about student engagement opportunities, as well as showcase student talent and elevate student voices to feel seen and heard! This channel is for our students to follow and connect with one another, as well as see what fun things we have happening!

Have an idea for a Facebook Live interview?

Joining a Facebook Live session is a great way to bring awareness to the work we are doing at Stride! There are opportunities to be a guest on our K12 Corporate (M, W, F) and Stride Career Prep (T, Thurs) Facebook pages. This invitation is open to Stride employees, school staff, students and families, and industry partners.


If you would like to be a guest, please plan to be available for about 30 minutes. The live session will stream to Facebook via Zoom, so you will receive an Outlook invitation to attend.


We are open to topics and ideas, so don’t hesitate to contact us! Who’s ready to get on the schedule for August? There is a spot waiting for you!


Check out some upcoming session this month below:


Day in the Life

Podcast: Fitness and Summer Fun

What's New in the Webinar Library

Internship Tips from Stride Intern, Madison Terrell

Upcoming Fall Activities and More

Student Advisory Council Member Experience

How to Make Money Using Your Cell Phone


If you are ready to get on the calendar, please contact Missy Bolden at lbolden@k12.com.


She is also the point person if you are a stakeholder and would like to stream an event via Facebook Live.


We look forward to hearing from you!

If Your High School Student Needs Help with Any of the Items Below, They Need to Schedule a Session with One of Our Student Success Coaches Now

Our coaches understand college admission officers and hiring managers and are excited to help make this the best summer ever.


  • College scholarships, selection, financial aid, and admissions
  • Searching and applying for internships
  • Creating a high school resume
  • Interviewing skills and applying for jobs
  • Online networking and personal branding
  • Identifying personal strengths and interests
  • Soft skills, self-confidence, and direction


Find out more and schedule your sessions now: https://www.stridelearning.com/career-prep/career-exploration/student-success-coaching.html

Virtual College Fair and Scholarship Alert: Tallo’s Virtual College Fair of the Year is August 3rd on Ping

Students can complete registration by selecting Tallo’s 2022 College Fair of the Year - Part II and responding to a brief questionnaire about degrees, scholarships, and overall campus life and culture you are hoping to discover.


  • Explore college options early to help with informed applications
  • Speak directly with admissions professionals
  • Discover schools and programs you may not know about
  • AND Students are entered to win a $1,000 Scholarship simply by attending!


Does Your Student Need a Tallo profile? Learn more and get one here.

Why should others join the Learning Coach Community?

Why should others join the Learning Coach Community?

National Learning Coach Community

Join thousands of Learning Coaches in the National Learning Coach Community within the K12 App. This virtual village has been built to help Learning Coaches:


  • Access helpful resources
  • Meet and message other LCs
  • Connect their students with new friends
  • Receive and share advice, ideas and encouragement
  • Join interactive discussions, challenges, community building events and live guest discussion board moderators


Download the K12 app, log in using your Learning Coach credentials and join the National LC Community. #learningcoachlife


Learn more at www.learningcoachlife.com

National Learning Coach Programming

RECEIVE SUPPORT AS A NEW LEARNING COACH!


We are honored you chose a K12-powered school for your student(s)! We strive to provide you with helpful content, resources, and connections to be successful in your important role as a Learning Coach.


Please visit our K12 National Learning Coach Programming Newsletter frequently to view the latest Learning Coach sessions and information.

K12 On Learning Podcast

Each episode can be enjoyed here.


You can also find us and subscribe to Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and others. Find us on the STRIDE/K12 website! Look for our Podcast Cover, as shown above!


Each podcast has an average download of 100 unique listeners and over 100 re-listens.


Our audience is listening on Google Chrome, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iTunes, and Stitcher, to name just a few. The podcast is now featured on the carousel banner on the K12.com website.


Are you listening? Please subscribe today and leave a review. We would love to hear from you.


If you are interested in being featured on the K12 On Learning podcast or know a student, family, or professional you think would make a great guest, please email Heidi Higgins at hhiggins@k12.com

Stay Connected on the Go!

Explore K12 on your smartphone or tablet! And stay tuned, we're continually adding new app features.

The K12 app is a great resource for parents and legal guardians, keeping you in the loop starting with your online school search to completing the enrollment process to the last day of the school year and beyond!

With the K12 app, you'll have the power to:

  • Start and complete enrollment
  • Track your student's progress†
  • View your schedule†
  • Log daily attendance†
  • Receive instant notifications
  • Communicate your plans for future school years

The K12 app experience may vary by school. If you have questions, call 866.571.4316 for information.

This feature is only applicable in some schools.