• Center for Online Learning Subscription Information

    The Center for Online Learning (COL) provides a wide selection of virtual learning opportunities for students in Early Childhood through Grade 12, educators, and school-based support staff.  For students, it provides a comprehensive package of access to virtual/blended courses and online content to support Common Core Learning Standards and the needs of college and career preparation.  Educators can benefit from a rich offering of online professional development offerings.  In addition to direct access to courses and materials, the Center for Online Learning subscription also includes:

    • Participation in a COL Listserv
    • Discounted training classes and virtual/blended learning forums
    • Access to the COL Student Readiness for Virtual Learning Survey
    • Access to the COL student mini-module: Foundations of Online Learning 
    • Access to Model Schools “Bon Appetite”
    • Participation in COL-sponsored Breakfast Briefings and  Lunch & Learns.
    • One of the following:
    • Licenses for six Common Core Learning Standard Digital Modules
    • One no cost enrollment for 1 student for 1 semester in the Nassau BOCES Online Learning Academy

    Videoconferencing

     Nassau BOCES Videoconferencing offers a comprehensive package of services that helps districts get the most out of the time and funds dedicated to this effective learning tool.  A key aspect of this program is its Videoconferencing program guide.  Years in the making, this guide alerts districts to the best of videoconferencing opportunities in a well-organized manner to assist in aligning videoconference experiences with classroom curriculum.  Academic advances through videoconferencing are also supported by professional development offered through newsletters, user-group meetings and direct professional development instruction.  Most recently, this service adopted the use of virtual videoconferencing rooms, allowing districts the ability to video conference from any computer as well as almost any mobile device in the district. Videoconferencing subscriptions also include: 
    • Two free days of professional development
    • Ten copies of the Nassau BOCES Videoconferencing Program Guide
    • User group meetings
    • Two-way Interactive Connections in Education (TWICE) membership
    • Participation in New York State Distance Learning Consortium collaborative projects
    • Online Access to the Program Guide in PDF
    • Virtual meeting room access

    Subscription Costs: 

    Center for Online Learning: Elementary Districts $2,545
    Center for Online Learning: K-12 Districts $4,070
    Videoconferencing: All Districts $5,680
     
     
    For more information contact:
     
    Elisa A. Maggi, Supervisor
    emaggi@nasboces.org
    (516)608-6638