Distance Learning

Distance Learning Programs

Distance Learning Approved Program Provide List  

School districts and charter schools must be approved to provide distance education.

Program Application & Guidelines

Distance Learning Courses


Course Application & Guidelines 

All Distance Learning Courses must be approved and must align to the Nevada Academic Content Standards which includes ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies including multicultural and financial literacy, World Language, Integrated Technology and Computer Science, Fine Arts, Health, and Physical Education. Additionally, all courses that are part of CTE programs must also be aligned to the CTE standards. It is the responsibility of the vendor to update courses when new standards have been revised and adopted in Nevada one year after the formal adoption by the Nevada State Board of Education. Computer science is no longer approved on this application. As per legislation, computer science has its own review process.

The NDE Distance Learning Course Application is open from October 1 - November 30. Courses will not be accepted outside the open submission periods, no exceptions.

Nevada Department of Education has the right to request documentation for a course review at any time.

Nevada Department of Education can remove a course from the approved list at any time.

Please to complete every section of the application in its entirety, or delays will occur in the review process. Detailed description of each step of the review process is in the application.

Computer Science courses has its on process due to state legislation. If you are submitting courses for computer science, please follow the process on the computerscience web page.

Course Application  

CTE Submissions: Due to revisions in the standards for all career and technical education (CTE) programs of study, distance learning courses specific to CTE will not be approved until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact Craig Statucki at cstatucki@doe.nv.gov

Approved Course Provider List

    Building a District or School Educational Technology Plan

    This resource provides the outline for collaboration to develop an educational technology plan for a state, district, or school. This resource was developed by the State Educational Technology Directors' Association (SETDA).