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,

Mr. David Pierce, Community Development Specialist,

Ms. Abigail Apter-Rose, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Western PA),

Miss Janie Messina, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Central PA),

Miss Ashlee Freeman, Regional Community Engagement Coach (Southeastern PA),

Kathy Timmerman, Community Engagement Coach/Social Worker,

Other Resources

Tech Support
School Blog
Staff Contact List
School Calendar
Student Testing