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Online Program Models

A comparison of CTD's various online program models

Program Model Grade Level(s) Session Length Session Start Asynchronous Components Synchronous
Components
Online Family Program PreK – 5 4 weeks 8 times/year 3-6 hours of course work per week None required
Leapfrog-Spark Online 2-5 1 week June None required Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
CTD Encounters at Home 3-8 1/2 day Courses added throughout the year None required

1 online class session

1 week June None required Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
Online Core Essentials 3-8 9 weeks September
January
April
June

2-5 hours of course work per week

2 optional live class sessions
Online Enrichment 3-8 9 weeks September
January
April
June


2-5 hours of course work per week

2 optional live class sessions
CTD Weekend At Home 3-12 6 weeks

October
January
April

None required Online classes Saturdays or Sundays, 1/2 days

Solstice Online

or Solstice Global Leadership Intensive

4-6 1-2 weeks June 3-5 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
Solstice Seminar Courses 4-6 2 weeks July 3-5 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Thursday, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. CST
Spectrum Online 6-8 3 weeks June 5-7 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
Spectrum Seminar Courses 6-8 3 weeks July 5-7 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. CST
Online Accelerated Summer Option (ASO) 6-12 1 and 2 semester equivalents in a 13 week* summer session May

12-15 hours of course work per week (1- credit courses)

15-25 hours of course work per week (2- credit courses)

None required
Online Honors 6-12 1 and 2 semester equivalents  September
January
6-8 hours of course work per week None required
Leadership Intensive Online 7-10

6 weeks
Fall, Winter & Spring

October
January
April

2-3 hours of course work per week

Weekly online classes (see course information for details)

2 weeks
Summer
June

6-7 hours of course work per week

Online classes Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. - noon CST
Civic Leadership Institute (CLI) Online 9-12 3 weeks June 5-10 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
Equinox Online 9-12 3 weeks June 5-10 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST
Equinox Seminar Courses 9-12 3 weeks July 5-10 hours of course work per week Online classes Monday - Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. CST
Online AP 9-12 1 and 2 semester equivalents September
January
6-8 hours of course work per week None required

 

* Course term will range from 9-13 weeks depending on enrollment date.

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