Grade 6-12 Seat Time Waiver (STW) APPLICATION Process for 2016-17 School Year
As of April 14, 2016, the STW application window has opened for the 2016-17 School Year.
2016-17 STW Instructional Document - Start here! Everything you need to know about applying for a STW.
2016-17 Seat Time Waiver Application - Virtual Options - the application for 100% online and blended programs.
2016-17 Seat Time Waiver Application - Project-Based Learning Option - the application for PBL options as part of an approved STW program.
Section 5-O-B of the Pupil Accounting Manual - If you are operating a STW or plan to operate a STW, you should be familiar with this pupil accounting language.
Please keep in mind that districts that were approved for a 6-12 STW in 2011-12 or a subsequent year are not required to submit a new application for 2016-17. The district will want to ensure that an approval letter is on file from one of the previous years if not applying in 2016-17.
2015-16 Grade 6-12 Seat Time Waiver REPORTING Process
Any district that has been approved for a STW in 2011-12 or a subsequent year is required to complete the 2015-16 Year-End Report, which is due July 22, 2016. It can be accessed at this link.
Recent STW Presentations
A webinar was held on April 7, 2016 regarding application and reporting processes for Seat Time Waivers. The webinar was recorded and can be accessed at this link.
K-5 STW Information
As of 4/14/2016, the possibility of re-opening the application process for new districts to apply for a K-5 STW is being considered. Further information on this topic will be available in late Spring of 2016.
District who had a K-5 STW in 2015-16 are required to complete the K-5 STW Year-End Report, which is due on July 22, 2016.