For the second year in row, PALCS is so honored and pleased to announce that we have ranked as the #1 Best Online School in the state of Pennsylvania in Niche’s 2019 Best School Rankings list. PA Leadership Charter School has also ranked as the #2 Best Online College Prep School in America (out of over 200), the #23 Best Online School in America (out of over 600), and the #7 Best Charter School in Pennsylvania (out of over 170).
Ms. Courtney Kofeldt, PA Leadership’s Supervisor of Educational Technology, was recently featured on Philadelphia 17’s weekly TV segment “Weekend Philler,” where she spoke about gamification and how to make video and online games educational for the students. The Weekend Phillier is a Saturday evening video clip show on WPHL17 that covers shorts about people, places & things around the Delaware Valley.
PALCS is extremely proud and honored to announce that we have been named the #1 Best Online School in Pennsylvania on niche.com’s 2018 Best School Rankings list! We are also ranked #9 Best Online School in America!
PA Leadership’s very own Supervisor of Educational Technology, Ms. Courtney Kofeldt, was recently featured in a segment on Philadelphia’s NBC 10 News about keeping students sharp during the summer months by using fun technology.
January 22nd through January 28th marks the 7th annual National School Choice Week (NSCW). This important week includes thousands of events across the country that highlight the demand for successful education options for students around the nation.
The Lackey family was recently interviewed by WPVI’s Erin O’Hearn for the Channel 6 Action News segment know as “Your Life,” which aired in the Philadelphia area on November 2, 2016. The family was interviewed about their experience using a new filtering device to enforce internet safety and time spent in front of the computer. The new system is called Circle; it is designed to make the most out of technology while still keeping families connected and safe over the internet. While PALCS places a security filter on all of our devices known as iBoss, the Lackey family wanted to explore an additional internet filtering system for their personal devices, as well.
The Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School is the best performing cyber charter school in Pennsylvania for senior SAT scores, and the #2 charter high school overall.
Sophia Zalipsky, a fifth grader at PALCS, recently had an opportunity to nominate her favorite book, Sweet Old Sadie, for the WHYY Radio contest, WHHY I Like This Book. She was selected as a finalist and had the opportunity to attend the contest event where she was honored for her submission.
PALCS Guidance Counselor Crystal Selk (nee Bowe) and senior Angelo Fiaretti were featured on WBUT 1050 AM Link Opens in a New Windowin Butler on November 16. The interviews were about bullying prevention month.
In response to 10/29/12 Pittsburgh Tribune Review article, “Districts hit Web to lure students, save money”, PALCS CEO, Dr. James Hanak wrote the following: Learning Before Dollars From: Pittsburgh Tribune Review, triblive.com 11/8/12 Excerpt from James Hanak Families that choose [...]