School Role & Expectations

School Role & Expectations

HIDOE Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) provides standards-based, online classes for Hawaii's students. Students enrolled in any HIDOE public school (which includes charter schools) can take these supplemental online courses in addition to their regular classes.

Schools can support students and parents by doing the following.

  • Provide an onsite contact, the School Site Facilitator, for students taking Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) courses. This contact will serve as the liaison between the school and E-School. The School Site Facilitator is an advocate for both the student and the teacher, and plays an integral part in these courses.

  • Provide Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) courses as an appropriate educational option.

  • Notify parents and students of the opportunity and benefits of Hawaii Online Courses (E-School).

  • Adopt policies for identifying students who are suited for success in an online learning environment.

  • Verify that the selected course(s) are appropriate based on the academic history, age, and grade level of the student.

  • Register students for Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) courses during the regular school year (does not apply to Hawaii Online Courses = Summer School).

  • Provide students access to computers with Internet capability when students are taking Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) courses on school campus. Inform students taking Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) courses off-campus about appropriate hardware, software, and Internet requirements.

  • Accept final course grade(s) as determined by Hawaii Online Courses (E-School).

  • Assume responsibility for students taking Hawaii Online Courses (E-School) Advanced Placement courses with regard to ordering, paying for, and administering Advanced Placement exams in accordance with The College Board guidelines.

  • Assume responsibilities for required state-wide test administration such as end-of-course exams, SBAC, etc.