Virtual School Meanderings

November 28, 2012

VSCHOOLZ, Inc. Announces Partnership With CaribbeaniSchool

A final item from Tuesday’s inbox…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Angelina O’Brien
November 27, 2012
(954) 688-3438 (O)
(772) 985-4332 (M)
VSCHOOLZ, Inc. announces partnership with CarribbeaniSchool

November 27th 2012 – Coral Springs, FL – VSCHOOLZ, Inc. announced today that they are partnering to deliver a groundbreaking model of e-Learning with the Jamaica based CaribbeaniSchool.

Founded by Nelson Christian Stokes, whose name is synonymous with the inspirational story of the Jamaican bobsled team in 1988, the mission of CaribbeaniSchool is directly tied to dreams of a brighter future through educational opportunity for students all across the Caribbean. “iTeach, iLearn, iAm” is the school motto that inspires students to access the best of teachers and curriculum available to better prepare them for colleges and jobs in a global economy.

​”Our mission is to provide world class opportunities for learning. We have spent considerable time and resources exploring various options for a learning management system and other technologies. We not only wanted a system that was technically and pedagogically efficient, we also needed to work with an organization that took the time to understand our specific needs in the region, and adjust their model accordingly, not just throw out a cookie cutter solution.  VSCHOOLZ met then exceeded our criteria. We move forward with the confidence in a partnership which can deliver real value to Caribbean schools, teachers, and students,” said N. Christian Stokes, Founder and Executive Chairman of CaribbeaniSchool.

“The VSCHOOLZ team is proud to partner with CaribbeaniSchool to bring our blended learning ecosystem to students and teachers in the Caribbean. The various models of online learning, online tutoring, and online curriculum  development being implemented by CaribbeaniSchool are going to improve the quality and quantity of educational opportunities for children and adults in the Caribbean. Partnering with VSCHOOLZ helps CaribbeaniSchool bring together award-winning curriculum providers, and a team of highly qualified technology and support experts to ensure successful implementation,” said Trina Angelone Trimm, Chief Operating Officer at VSCHOOLZ.

About VSCHOOLZ, Inc. 

VSCHOOLZ was founded by a team of educators to provide e-learning solutions for schools or districts that want to support a blended digital learning environment in traditional schools or that want to launch their own virtual programs. As a member of the H. Education family, a H. Wayne Huizenga Holdings company, VSCHOOLZ is able to provide strong levels of support in the depth and breadth of site implementation for schools and districts. Powered by VSCHOOLZ gives schools or districts a fully integrated, customizable classroom management platform that allows teachers to edit, change, remove or adapt high quality content provided to fit their individualized classroom and school needs. All courses come complete with fully customizable interactive and engaging student activities, as well as, supplemental online resources. The lessons are delivered in a safe and user-friendly online environment, which incorporates collaborative tools, message boards, digital drop boxes, chat rooms and teacher-toteacher file sharing. This new approach to education caters to the digital learner of all ages.
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www.vschoolz.com

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

Angelina O’Brien | VSCHOOLZ 1999 North University Drive | Coral Springs, FL 33071

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