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Skills Coach Referrals

### VLACS Skills Coaches can offer students a refresh on foundational skills in math or writing, but do not work with students on course content. ### The Skills Coach Referral Process: * Instructor observes a foundational skills deficiency in math and/or writing; * Instructor contacts student and parent to invit…

How to Use Office Hours

All VLACS instructors hold office hours at least three times per week for their students. Office hours are unscheduled drop-in times for students to meet with their instructors over zoom, live chat, or email. When students email their instructors during office hours, they can generally expect a quicker turnaround time…

How VLACS Students and Instructors Interact Online

Students begin a course by attending a Welcome Call with the instructor and a parent or guardian. At this meeting, the student, adult, and instructor meet over zoom for the first time -- they get to know each other and the instructor explains how the course works. Students access their lessons and assignments through …

The Difference Between Office Hours and Appointment Hours

All VLACS instructors offer office hours and appointment hours. They are separate times throughout the week that instructors are available. Appointment hours are set times that instructors hold for students and/or parents/guardians to meet via video conferencing at specific times. Students and parents/guardians can ma…

How To Launch Your Course from the Maestro Dashboard

This step-by-step video explains how to launch your VLACS course from the Maestro dashboard.

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