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Wednesday, May 11 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
CCIS Administrative Best Practices in Independent Study (Session I)

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This workshop will guide administrators and teachers toward ensuring they have a compliant program by reviewing recent legislation that has impacted independent study programs and schools, including SB277 Public Health: Vaccinations. Additionally, CCIS will provide an overview of different venues for delivering independent study; online, hybrid and textbook based models.  Following the presentation workshop participants will be able to scan QR codes to the new independent study legislation for 2014-2015, 2015-2016 Course Based Independent Study, as well as the Vaccination Bill.


Dr. Leslie Clifton

Executive Director (CCIS), CCIS
Dr. Leslie Clifton has taught preschool through twelfth grade, written curriculum for all grade levels and was currrently the Director of Online Learning for The Classical Academy, an organization of public charter schools in San Diego County, California. She has completed an Educational... Read More →

Jolene Dougherty

Attendee, CCIS
Jolene Dougherty is Principal of Alternative Education for the Capistrano Unified School District. In her 20+ years with the district, she has served as a teacher, elementary teaching assistant principal, assistant principal, principal, director, and executive director. For the last... Read More →

Machele Kilgore

Executive Director, California Consortium for Independent Study
Tk-12th grade I.S. Online courses

Elizabeth Moore

President CCIS, CCIS
Elizabeth Moore is a retired educational consultant who served in education for 30 years as a general education and special education teacher, high school assistant principal, and as the alternative education principal for the Placentia-Yorba Linda School District. As her tenure she... Read More →

Wednesday May 11, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
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