2020-21 GenNET ITV Course Info

The "One-Stop-Shop" for 2020-21 GenNET Details!

2020-21 GenNET ITV Course Planning now underway!

Planning has begun for the 2020-21 school year of GenNET ITV Course Options. This newsletter aims to provide counselors and administrative staff a place as a "one-stop-shop" for updates and information when planning course options for students at local high schools. Take time to peruse each piece of information regarding the GenNET process and the timeline for planning. Keep in mind the following:

  • When reviewing the schedule, high school sites listed with each course are based on course requests made earlier in November.
  • It is not necessary to report how many seats a district would like to hold for specific courses right now.
  • If a district would like to be removed from a course, or added to another that shows an open site indicated on the schedule as "TBD," now is the time to do that.
  • In early February, districts will be asked to request a preliminary number of seats for courses they plan to participate in during the 2020-21 school year.
  • Final commitment numbers will not be requested until June 12, 2020.
  • If a district would like to add more seats to their initial requests, that is possible throughout the summer, as well as before the anticipated start of school on August 31, 2020.

For specific questions and concerns, contact Martin Jennings at 810-591-4962 or by email at mjenning@geneseeisd.org

2020-21 GenNET ITV Schedule-At-A-Glance

UPDATE to Schedule-at-Glance: June 1, 2020

Draft of 2020-21 GenNET ITV Schedule

Click above for Draft #4 for the 2020-21 GenNET ITV schedule of GenNET ITV courses to be offered. Update: 6/1/2020

Click here for 2020-21 GenNET ITV Student Contract

The contract is to be signed and initialed by each student, counselor, and parents. The contract is to be kept on file with each student's counselor. It does not need to be submitted to the Genesee ISD or GenNET Office.

Click here for 2020-21 GenNET ITV Course Descriptions

Course descriptions provided are accurate for the current school year. New courses included which may not have an instructor yet may be modified later. Local districts are welcome to duplicate the document and share it with students.

Click here for 2020-21 ITV Teacher Nomination Form

Sending site Teacher Nomination Forms are due on or before June 5, 2020.

GenNET ITV instructors Needed for requested courses

GenNET courses are always worthwhile to "receive" to offer students unique opportunities to experience courses not available at their local high schools. Below are courses currently scheduled that need teachers. If a district would like to include a teacher at their site to teach a GenNET course, the list below is based on district requests. If there is a course not in the schedule, additional courses with local district instructors can be added. Courses currently without instructors include:

  • French 1
  • Probability and Statistics
  • World Mythology
  • Intro to Law
  • Business Law
  • Sports Medicine

Questions? Contact:

2020-21 GenNET ITV Teacher Nomination Form

Click above, the download the form to nominate an instructor to teach a GenNET ITV course(s) for the 2020-21 School year. Please submit on or before March 1, 2020.

Blended Learning Sending Site Options for GenNET Districts

A sending site district is able to include up to ten (10) students in its ITV classroom and send to up to three (3) additional sites with 6-8 students at each site. Sending sites provide textbooks and materials for students at receiving sites just like they would for students in a traditional classroom.

This blended learning option is a win-win for local districts sending courses. Tuition is charged for the daily live interaction with teachers based on rates set since the beginning of the GenNET ITV Program. The fee structure and "what's included" are:

  • $450 per student from the receiving sites, per semester.
  • $475 for students at receiving sites outside of GenNET.
  • No tuition charge for students at sending sites.
  • Technical and instructional support provided by the Genesee ISD.
  • Site to site courier service available at the beginning, middle and end of the school year

All students are enrolled in a learning management system (LMS). Having this to accompany each course allows students to stay on track, even when away from the classroom.

For more information about becoming a sending site, contact Technology and Media Services at the Genesee ISD at 591-4962, or email mjenning@geneseeisd.org

Benefits for students enrolled in GenNET ITV Blended Learning Classes

  • Students suggested by their high school counselors are able to take classes not offered at their home school.
  • Motivated students have an opportunity to become independent and collaborative learners, as well be self-directed learners under the guidance of their GenNET Teacher who they interact with every day.
  • High school students can also take higher education courses offered by Flint-Area colleges and universities.
  • Students throughout the state can share the experience of highly qualified, fully certified teachers and college-level instructors.
  • ITV courses are the perfect blend with the use of a learning management system which also qualifies for student as an "online learning experience" credit for graduation.
  • Students experience first-hand new communication techniques to qualify them for future employment.
  • Students have the opportunity to interact with and make new friends and colleagues throughout the State of Michigan.

GenNET Office Contact Information

The GenNET Office at GISD Technology and Media Services (TMS) works with local high schools to enroll students in courses each year. Contact the GenNET office for questions about this exciting and sustained program for over 20 years!
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