Partnering to Provide: Inside HQ

Savannah WaszczukAccess Launch

Each day, nearly two dozen employees report to the Launch headquarters to build and instruct virtual courses and provide support for partner district administrators, parents and students. Based in the administration building at Springfield Public Schools, the Launch headquarters is … Read More

Partnering to Provide: New, For You

Savannah WaszczukAccess Launch

As Launch continues to create new partnerships with school districts statewide, we also add to our team and update roles and responsibilities to best support staff and students. Student Services

Dixon Learns With Launch

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In addition to his seated schedule at Cassville Middle School, advanced eighth grader Dixon Reid took Geometry online with Launch. Access Launch: How did you learn that you could take a Launch class online? Dixon Reid: We were trying to … Read More

Launching Our Quality

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With two official Quality Matters-certified reviewers on the team and two nationally recognized courses in our catalog, Launch is proud to build and offer courses that meet the design standards of Quality Matters. At Launch, we never really say we … Read More

Partnering to Provide: Statewide Expansion

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In summer 2019, Launch opened offices in St. Louis and Kansas City to better support area partner districts and students. While many for-profit companies aim to provide school districts with online courses, Launch strives for more. We don’t simply want … Read More

College Credit at No Cost

Savannah WaszczukBreaking News, General

Qualifying Launch students can benefit from free dual credit courses with Missouri State University. Attention Launch partner districts: We have exciting news to share! For the Fall 2019 semester, Missouri State University is piloting a program to provide dual credit … Read More

200 Districts Strong

Savannah WaszczukBreaking News

Launch works with 200 Missouri school districts to offer quality virtual courses designed, developed and delivered by Missouri educators. “Provide equal course access to all Missouri students, regardless of zip code.” This has been one of Launch’s purpose-driven motives since … Read More

Teacher Q&A: Bethany Kelly

Savannah WaszczukMeet a Staffer

Bethany Kelly, a Springfield Public Schools teacher who teaches Launch’s Fine Arts Appreciation: Visual Art course, shares her favorite things about teaching for Launch. What is your favorite thing about teaching for Launch? I love the flexibility that Launch gives … Read More

Teacher Q&A: Timothy Scego

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Timothy Scego, who has taught Launch’s U.S. History, Liberty & Law and World History courses, shares his passion for instructing online. Where do you teach? I teach for Launch online, and I teach seated courses at Reeds Spring R-IV High … Read More

Teacher Q&A: William Thomas

Savannah WaszczukMeet a Staffer

Launch’s Astronomy teacher William Thomas shares his passion for teaching Missouri students online.  What have you taught/what are you currently teaching for Launch? Astronomy What do you teach seated, and where do you teach? Biology (regular and honors), Physics First … Read More