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, 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. Materials used for courses must be open and accessible and follow copyright regulations. Copyright violations could cause denial of course. 

The NDE Distance Learning Course Application is open from August 15 - September 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. 

If submitting Advanced Placement courses, the standard - course alignment must be completed AND the approval letter from college board be submitted with application.


Please 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 and provided in the Nevada Distance Learning Course Review Process.

Course Application  

CTE Submissions: All CTE courses must be reviewed and approved by the CTE Office. Completed CTE course application should be emailed to Jennifer Fisk at jennifer.fisk@doe.nv.gov for review. If you have any questions regarding CTE courses, please contact Jennifer Fisk at jennifer.fisk@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).


    Distance Learning Programs 

    Marina McHatton

    Distance Learning Courses 

    Jayne Malorni

      Course – Standard Alignment