Hollister R-V MOCAP Learning Information
MOCAP Enrollment Process
The Hollister R-V MOCAP enrollment window for the 2021-22 school year is July 15 through August 6, 2021. Requests received after this date will be considered. Please note that when requesting virtual learning, parents must work with the counselors and principals to ensure their students are taking courses aligned with the state’s academic goals, and for high school students, that they are meeting both state and local graduation requirements.
The district will pay the costs of MOCAP courses only once the district has first completed a Best Interest Determination (BID) process and approved the student's enrollment in the course as described in our school board policy. Even if a student or his or her parents/guardians pay the costs for a MOCAP course, the student or parents/guardians should meet with the principal or designee prior to enrollment to ensure that the course is consistent with the student's academic and personal goals. The district is not required to provide students access to or pay for courses beyond the equivalent of full-time enrollment. Students taking courses through MOCAP are subject to district policies, procedures, and rules applicable to students enrolled in traditional courses including, but not limited to, the district's discipline code and prohibitions on academic dishonesty, discrimination, harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying.
MOCAP - Additional Information
In the additional information section, you will find a link to the district’s school board policy regarding MOCAP (IGCD) and a link to the DESE (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) MOCAP page. If you would like additional information about MOCAP, please contact Kristina Smith, HSD Virtual Learning Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best Interest Determination
When determining whether or not to request enrollment in MOCAP, the student and parent might consider the following information:
Preferred Student Skills for Success in MOCAP:
Student has demonstrated time-management skills that indicate the student is capable of submitting assignments and completing course requirements without reminders.
Student has demonstrated persistence in overcoming obstacles and a willingness to seek assistance when needed.
Student has demonstrated verbal or written communication skills that would allow the student to succeed in an environment where the instructor may not provide nonverbal cues to support the student's understanding.
Student has the necessary computer or technical skills to succeed in MOCAP.
Student has access to technology resources to participate in MOCAP.
Student previously has been successful with MOCAP coursework.
The Hollister R-V School District offers learning experiences in a virtual format. These courses are offered through Edgenuity, a MOCAP approved provider, and are one option to meet the diverse needs of our students and families. Edgenuity provides curriculum and instruction in a virtual format and is the preferred MOCAP provider for the Hollister R-V School District. Please check with your school counselor or principal for further information and application processes for these offerings.
Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP) was established in 2007 as the state’s online school. It was previously known as Missouri Virtual Instruction Program (MOVIP). Currently, MOCAP offers courses for K through 12th grade. Students can take courses from any Internet-connected computer, available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. MOCAP's mission is to offer Missouri students equal access to a wide range of high-quality courses, and interactive online learning that is neither time nor place dependent.