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Pivot Charter School North Bay Invites Public to Nov. 14 Grand Opening of Santa Rosa Facility


Pivot Charter School, North Bay, a free public charter school that offers full-time programs for students, grades 6-12, in Sonoma and surrounding counties, invites local students and parents to attend the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art facility. The grand opening is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at its new location on 1577 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa. Attendees will be able to meet Pivot administrators and staff, learn more about the individualized, self-paced curriculum and tour its learning lab, classrooms and tutoring rooms.

“Our mission at Pivot Charter School is to ensure that no child falls through the cracks, which is why we have created an individualized program based on each student's unique learning style and educational needs,” said Jayna Gaskell, Pivot Charter Schools executive director. “We offer a safe, caring environment that includes comprehensive one-on-one student support through tutoring, small group classes and learning labs. We are excited that our expanded Santa Rosa facility will help us reach even more North Bay students.”

Pivot North Bay offers site-based and virtual programs that tailor learning through an online curriculum that lets students learn at their own pace. Students in the site-based program attend the Santa Rosa facility from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays/Thursdays or 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and receive support from credentialed teachers on-site and online. Students who choose the completely virtual option complete their coursework from the comfort of their own homes, have online access to credentialed teachers who provide real-time instruction 24 hours a day Monday through Friday and can meet with teachers in person at Pivot's Santa Rosa facility if additional assistance is needed.

Pivot Charter School offers more than 15 Advanced Placement courses, unique electives like music theory and graphic arts, credit recovery and early graduation options. Students can jump-start their college careers with dual enrollment in college courses. In addition to on-site teachers available during school hours, Pivot students have online access to California-credentialed teachers who can provide immediate assistance 24 hours a day during the school week.

Pivot Charter School is ideal for many students, including home-schooled students, those needing a flexible schedule due to work or outside activity or family obligations, students living in remote locations, advanced learners or students with health or physical challenges. Nationally recognized learning provider Advanced Academics supplies the program's learning management system, web-based curriculum and online teaching staff.

For more information, interested students and parents can learn more at or call 707-843-4676.

About Pivot Charter Schools

ROADS Education, Inc., a not-for-profit California corporation, currently operates Pivot Charter Schools in San Diego, Riverside, the North Bay and Butte County areas. Its programs combine an online curriculum with site-based offerings that let students work at their own pace, receive immediate online tutoring and participate in small-group instruction classes and tutorials. Pivot Charter School, North Bay offers this unique hybrid educational program to middle and high school students in Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Solano and Napa counties.

Gooden Group Public Relations
Meg Martin, 405-397-6156

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