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PORTS Distance Learning Programs

Parents: Your kids may be learning from home this school year.
Teachers:Your classroom has gone virtual, and engagement is your top priority.

This year, back-to-school prep and classroom expectations are unlike ever before. We are all developing new routines and wondering how to keep things fresh and fun for students as we embark on this uncharted territory together. PORTS is ready to meet the demand for students, teachers and parents wherever they are teaching or learning from, whether at home in a virtual space or in a school classroom.

Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) has been providing K-12 students the opportunity to connect with California State Parks’ diverse natural and cultural places through live and curated virtual field-trip experiences for over 15 years. (They’re kinda experts in this whole K-12-distance-learning thing.)

This school year, PORTS is providing Home Learning Programs for at-home education, as well as On-Demand Programs to connect teachers and students directly with an expert in one of California’s State Parks. 

Whether you are a parent or a teacher, click here to connect with PORTS.

PORTS is free thanks to your support!

Parks California is a proud supporter of PORTS. Together, we strive to ensure equitable access to the cultural, natural, and historic resources of California for K-12 Students – and PORTS programs and resources will always be free thanks to support from donors like you.

Every donation helps PORTS connect with 170,000 K-12 students each year through the purchase of necessary equipment and infrastructure. Parks California has already issued new Surface Pro tablets with digital teaching kits to 23 parks statewide – and we are just getting started.

Please help us continue offering these distance learning programs and create more digital content for K-12 students statewide with a donation to PORTS today.

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