Hello from MTDA offices in Missoula!
Per our academic calendars, MTDA will be closed October 20-21, 2016, for the statewide professional development and teacher conference week. Closed means that:
- The MTDA offices in Missoula are closed until 8am, Monday, October 24, 2016.
- The MTDA support desk will only be lightly monitored for emergencies. Helpdesk services will be active again at 8am, Monday, October 24, 2016.
- Teachers are not expected to answer emails during the break, however, some/many will likely track email.
- The online classrooms will remain open, 24/7.
Attention all high school original credit students:
Happy Monday from the Montana Digital Academy offices at the University of Montana in Missoula!
Week 4 of our fall semester begins today! We are now sending out weekly grade reports to you, your parents and your local school, and all classes are in full swing. We hope you are feeling engaged and confident in this environment!
If all is going well? Great! Carry on, scholar! Let us know if we can assist you in the coming weeks and months as the semester runs it course.
If things are not going well, this is the week to fix it! Please contact your teacher or the help desk, (email@example.com) right away so we can resolve any issue.
If you decide the course is not for you and would like to drop, that’s okay, but, you must visit your high school counselor right away with that information. Tuesday, September 26, 2016, is the deadline to drop courses. After that day, drop requests may result in a notation/grade on your transcript.
In any case, we want to assist you with being an awesome online learner. Let us know how we can help.
Attention MTDA local schools and teachers:
The MTDA support desk email address, firstname.lastname@example.org, is currently down. We have connected with vendors to resolve the issue but do not have an estimate on when it will be resolved.
Please defer support tickets to our online form: http://support.montanadigitalacademy.org. Ticket responses will be slowed today until our systems are up and going.
Attention AMERICAN GOVERNMENT FULL YEAR A (ORIGINAL CREDIT) students:
As reported on this page earlier, we were experiencing issues with this specific course earlier today. We have resolved the issue. If you have any questions, please contact the help desk, email@example.com.
Good day from the MTDA offices at the University of Montana in Missoula! The Fall 2016 High School Original Credit program starts today!
For those starting the program today, here are some important announcements to help you get started right!
Usernames and Passwords
At of the day of enrollment, all student usernames and passwords were emailed to students. If you do not have your username and password, please contact the MTDA help desk at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a past student at MTDA, a new username will NOT be emailed to you, and you should use your existing login and password. If you don’t remember that login, please contact the help desk.
Our original credit Fall 2016 semester starts Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Classes will be open in the virtual classroom by 8am. It is important that you get up and started this week as there are assignments and expectations for you in the course. Students that are not logged in and up to pace by week’s end risk being dropped from the course so don’t delay your start!
The last day of the program is Thursday, January 19, 2017. No assignments will be accepted after 5pm on that day.
Although the virtual classrooms are open for access and student work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our classes are considered “in session” Monday-Friday, per our academic calendar located at here: link.
MTDA has a brief orientation program for students and parents. You may access our orientation-on-demand program available by clicking here: link. Included in that program is how and where to log in.
Throughout the semester, please don’t be afraid to contact your instructor for help as soon as you run into problems. Additionally, you may contact the MTDA help desk at email@example.com for technical support, or assistance contacting an instructor if you are not getting a response. We want you to be successful in online courses!
Have a GREAT semester and fall!
Good morning from the Montana Digital Academy offices in Missoula!
As a reminder, the late finish deadline for the summer credit recovery program is today, August 12th. We will have teaching staff available until early afternoon, so, please make sure that you turn in any assignments before the noon hour.
There is no extension available for the summer credit recovery program as the classes were due last Friday.
If you have any questions, please contract the support desk, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention credit recovery students… unless your program has already ended (please check with your local school!), the summer credit recovery program ends on August 5th. For those that have proctoring available at their local school, the late finish deadline is August 12th. There is absolutely no extension available after that date, no exceptions.
Please contact support if you have any questions!
GeniusSIS is functional again. Thank you for your patience.
We have been alerted that GeniusSIS is currently not responding. We will update this feed as soon as we have more information.
Hello from Montana Digital Academy’s offices on the University of Montana campus! It is a beautiful morning in Missoula and we are expecting a high of 75 degrees!
We hope your Summer 2016, session 1 is going well. We are monitoring your progress today to look for students that are off to slow starts or haven’t started at all. For students that are not up and running this week, by policy we may drop your enrollment in the course. If you intend to complete the course are haven’t started or aren’t up and running yet, please work to get up to pace ASAP! If you need help, now is the time to reach out to your teacher and the support desk, email@example.com, for assistance.
If you are off and running and the class is going as planned, great! Onward!
If you know that you won’t be able to complete the course for whatever reason, today is the drop deadline for the session 1 courses. Please be certain that you contact our support desk TODAY, firstname.lastname@example.org, with your request to drop the course. If we receive a request later in the session, we will report back an W/WF to your local school for your transcript.
Have a great week! Let us know if there is anything we can do to help you be a rock star online student!