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    Summer Learning Institute 2020 

    Every student works to achieve grade level standards, feels safe, and is supported to realize individualized success. 


    Summer Learning Institute’s inaugural year will be utilizing a distance learning model.  Our program is designed to support struggling learners in ELA and Math in grades K-11.  We are offering two distinct programs:  

    Summer Learning Institute by Invitation is a blended learning model with students attending online direct live instruction with teachers for 90 minutes in either Math or English Language Arts.  This program will have a portion of their day utilizing a digital platform in both subjects. SLI by Invitation will run from June 3-June 30th, 2020.  

    Principals of Summer Learning by Invitation: 

    Anthony Chapman Sierra High School Virtual Site achapman@musd.net 

    Melanie Smith Great Valley Elementary Virtual Site msmith@musd.net 


    Summer Learning Institute for All is a self-paced online digital platform available to all students interested in working toward standards mastery on their own. A teacher will meet with students once a week for 30 minutes and monitor progress and communicate with students as needed.  Check out the programs here:  Pathblazer K-5 and MyPath 6-11. 

    We have over 1,500 students signed up for Summer Learning for ALL!! 

    Registration Confirmation Emails are going out May 26-29th.  Please watch your inbox!  Emails will come directly from Summer Learning for All Administrators listed below. 

    June 2-5Teachers will reach out to students who have not yet taken the MAP’s assessments to share the assessment links. Assessments will need to be completed during this window.  Please Look for emails to schedule appointments for taking the assessment! 

    June 8-June 30- Summer Learning Institute for All. Teachers will support students in their independent work in the Pathblazer and MyPath platforms   

    July 3- Official End of Programming for Summer Learning Institute.  

    Principals for Summer Learning Institute for All: 

    Katie Francis -Lincoln Elementary Virtual Site kfrancis@musd.net 

    Tony Whitesel -Joseph Widmer Elementary Virtual Site twhitesel@musd.net 


    We are excited to offer programs for our students to help them reach their individual potential! Additional questions, please reach out to the specific administrators for your students virtual Summer Learning Institute.  




    Lisa D. Goodwin 

    Coordinator, Special Projects 


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