Parent Orientation Sessions

The Community Engagement Team hosts virtual Parent Orientation Sessions for the parents and guardians of enrolled students. These in-depth orientations are designed to educate parents about daily life at PA Distance and how to best support their students while learning in a new online environment.

Each session covers:

  • Student Information System (SIS)
  • Checking Grades
  • How to use the PA Distance Email Account
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Attendance
  • Communication
  • Basic Technology

To register for a Parent Orientation Session, please contact the Family Engagement Team:

Ms. Angela Abbiati, Community Engagement Coordinator, angela.abbiati@padistance.org

Mr. David Pierce, Community Development Specialist, david.pierce@padistance.org

Miss Amy Dunn, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Central PA), amy.dunn@padistance.org

Ms. Sara Kowalok, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Eastern PA), sara.kowalok@padistance.org

Ms. Abigail Apter-Rose, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Western PA), aigail.apter-rose@padistance.org

Kathy Timmerman, Community Engagement Coach/Social Worker, kathy.timmerman@padistance.org

Other Resources

Tech Support
School Blog
Attendance
Staff Contact List
School Calendar
Student Testing