Summer Program

Bridges Virtual Office Hours

Through the week of August 6, 2017, office hours will be Monday – Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.


Bridges Virtual Summer Program

Registration for the summer program has closed. 

Please contact us with any questions or inquiries via email at bridges@bucksiu.org or (215)348-2940 x1607.

Are you looking for an online summer program to:

Recover credits toward graduation

Earn initial course credits

Accelerate your learning

Remediate in targeted areas

Prepare for the transition from middle to high school

Bridges Virtual may be the choice for you!

 

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Bridges Virtual Summer Program Fast Facts

Curriculum

Bridges uses Apex Learning for online credit recovery course content and instructional services during the summer.

Apex Summer 2018 Prescriptive Courses (PDF)

Apex Course Descriptions

If you are interested in original credit opportunities, please email B

 

Enrollment

Registration closes on Tuesday, July 3,  2018 at 12:30pm. The program will operate on a rolling admission schedule.  This is to guarantee that students get the maximum amount of time needed to successfully complete his/her course.

Please allow 24-48 hours for enrollment processing. You will experience a longer wait time if you registered on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Registrations placed on these days will be processed the following Monday.  Please know that course access may take a few days.

Cost

Bridges Virtual provides online summer courses for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Bridges Virtual accepts credit card, cash, or check. The pricing is as follows:

Pennsylvania

Credit Recovery: $300 per semester course, due at the time of registration.  Some elective courses courses cost $360 due to the provider costs.

Full/Initial Credit: $375 per semester course, due at the time of registration.

*Some English courses may require the purchase of physical texts such as novels. Students would be responsible for purchasing these materials.

 

Payment

There are no refunds for course costs. Students must pay the full course cost regardless of whether or not they complete the requirements of the course or earn credit for the course.

Cash

All cash payments must be exact change and made in person at the Bucks County IU #22 in Doylestown during regular summer business hours (Monday-Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm).

Check

Checks should be made payable to the “Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22” and should be sent with a copy of the completed registration form. Returned checks will be charged a $25.00 fee, beyond any charges from the customer’s financial institution. All check payments can be mailed to the following address:

Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22

Bridges Summer Program – Pamela Dinan

705 N. Shady Retreat Road

Doylestown, PA 18901

 

Credit Card

Credit card payments can be made immediately after online registration.

 

Technology Requirements

Bridges Virtual does not provide computer hardware such as a laptop or printer, nor does Bridges reimburse for Internet connectivity. Students are responsible for providing all technology to complete their course work. Students must have access to a computer and the internet in order to complete coursework.

 


How Do I Get Started?

Registration Process

1. Verify that your child’s district will accept credit for Bridges Virtual courses.

2. Enroll online via Bridges online registration system, Genius.

3. Login information will be emailed directly to the student, parent, and district upon successful registration and payment. This email indicates that the student may begin coursework.

4. Students have a maximum of 60 calendar days from the course start date to complete coursework; however, your child’s district may require a deadline prior to the 60 day time period. Please be mindful of this date.

Progress Monitoring

Bridge’s Learning Mentor, Mrs. Pamela Dinan, will monitor time on task, quality of work, and assignment completion. She will also provide regular progress updates to the home school district as requested, students, and parents.

Local district-assigned liaisons and parents are encouraged to monitor student progress and success by accessing regular progress reports and grade updates using the Coach account login provided by Bridges Virtual.

Support Services

Technical and Instructional Support information will be provided once a student has been enrolled in the course.

Grades

Final grades will be sent directly to your child’s home district. Bridges Virtual will not provide final grades to students or parents. To obtain your final grade, please contact your child’s home district.