2017-18 GenNET ITV Course Info

Cebrating the 20th year of ITV Classes in Genesee County!

2017-18 GenNET ITV School Year Ready to Begin 20th year!

2017-18 GenNET ITV High School schedule is now ready to become reality as we mark by the milestone of this year being the 20th year for GenNET ITV course delivery! Since its inception, the GenNET ITV program has impacted thousands of students and given them opportunities to have top-quality instruction.

As the current school year moves along, timing is important as all involved consider new opportunities for success for students at GenNET sites.

Click Here for 2017-18 GenNET ITV Schedule-Draft #12

Draft Update: September 20, 2017 - 12:30 pm This schedule will be updated regularly through the first month of the 2017-18 school year

GenNET ITV Marketing Flyer for Counselors and Students

Click on this bar for a promotional two-sided flyer for counselors, students and families to assist with understanding how participating in a GenNET ITV can be a successful Blended Learning Experience for all!

Click for the 2017-18 GenNET ITV Planning Timeline

The course-process timeline outlines key dates and expectations for planning ahead for the 2018-19 School Year.

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.
  • Courier service available at beginning, middle and end of school year
  • All HS sites include upgraded FAX/SCAN/PRINT equipment for ITV instructors, and students to use each day during class.

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 591-4436, 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.

How does a high school GenNET ITV class work, and what's it like?

Meet Mrs. Jennifer McKay, American Sign Language (ASL) Teacher at Bentley High School. Mrs. McKay has taught ASL for several years.

She has not only seen students achieve success in her classes, many have gone on to teach ASL or have become professional sign language interpreters in communities across America.

To meet Mrs. McKay and hear about her courses, click here.

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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 20 years!
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