Compass Plan

District Instructional Goal

Improve instruction and learning to maximize student success, minimize student failure, and prepare students as successful citizens in a rapidly-evolving world.


PVOnline will provide online and blended learning pathways for K-12 students, setting them on the course of self-motivated learning, in an environment that prepares them for a successful life in the global 21st century.


PVOnline's mission is to provide an environment which allows students to take ownership and responsibility of their education by being flexible with course selections and course pacing in order to help them reach their desired goals.


  • Students learn better if they are actively engaged, build knowledge, apply their learning, and receive meaningful instruction.
  • Online learning should account for the different methods and pacing of learning through efficient and effective multimedia.
  • Learning is social, creative, and collaborative' online education affords more opportunities for communication, not less.
  • Online activities and assignments promote higher order critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Online learning enables differentiated instruction with adaptive curriculum, assignments, and assessments providing individualized feedback.
  • Online courses prepare students with 21st Century Skills for post-secondary success.

PVOnline Centered on Measures Positioning All Students for Success (COMPASS) Plan


To work collaboratively to engage students in individualized, rigorous, and authentic learning opportunities so that they may reach their highest potentials.


To create a culturally proficient climate that ensures equity and access for all in PVSchools.

Learning Goal Objectives and Metrics

Learning Goal Objective 1

Provide a framework of professional learning designed by stakeholders to achieve organizational excellence.

School/Department Strategies

  • All teachers will participate in professional development aligned to the Best Practices for Online Teaching and Learning.
  • PVOnline courses will be audited for compliance with Best Practices for Online Teaching and Learning.

Learning Goal Metrics

  • Professional Learning Plan and Repository
  • Annual Course Audit

Learning Goal Objective 2

Develop various pathways and procedures to enable each student to have access to have authentic, real-world learning experiences across the curriculum and grade span.

School Strategies

  • PVOnline courses will include signature assignments which are aligned with course objectives, include real-world learning experience, require higher level thinking skills, and include 21st Century Skills (Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, Use of Technology, Collaboration, Creative Thinking).
  • PVOnline will provide flexibility with access to course level and sequence for students as needed.

Learning Goal Metrics

  • Annual course audit
  • Course Enrollment Data

Learning Goal Objective 3

Provide a rigorous Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum (GVC) through focused professional development, effective differentiated instruction, and strategic assessment.

School/Department Strategies

  • PVOnline courses will include learning resources and activities from the district adopted digital curriculum.
  • Teacher Observation and Evaluation will focus on creating relationships and  personalized learning experiences for PVOnline students.

Learning Goal Metrics

  • Annual course audit
  • Teacher Observations/Evaluation

Equity Goal Objectives

Equity Goal Objective 1

Develop relationships that support and foster social, emotional, and academic needs to ensure individual student success.

School Strategies

  • PVOnline courses include face-to-face meetings/assignments with online teacher in order to personalize the learning environment.

Equity Goal Metrics

  • DELTA Survey
  • Annual course audit
  • Training sessions for non-PVOnline staff

Equity Goal Objective 2

Create procedures to eliminate barriers so that all students can participate and experience success in high quality curricular and extracurricular programs.

School Strategies

  • Provide a training and support network for non-PVOnline staff to create an accessible, equitable, and successful learning experience for all students

Equity Goal Metrics

  • Training sessions for non-PVOnline staff