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NAHL Partners with Apex Learning Virtual School

June 2, 2014

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Apex Learning Virtual School to serve as the exclusive educational services partner of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) and the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) for the 2014-15 season.

As a fully accredited, diploma granting online high school, Apex Learning Virtual School will increase player access to high quality educational opportunities, enabling students to establish a strong academic foundation for college while sustaining the demanding schedule required for on-ice development and travel.  Students complete course work on the schedule and at the location that best fits their routines. A catalog of more than 100 online courses includes NCAA-approved and Advanced Placement courses.

“As we continue to evolve and provide more opportunities for the players in our family of leagues, we want to ensure that the educational component for our high-school aged players is satisfied and we believe that we have a tremendous new partner in Apex Learning Virtual School,” said NAHL Commissioner Mark Frankenfeld. “We are confident the rigorous curriculum and experienced online teachers available through Apex Learning Virtual School will provide our students with an opportunity to excel as both athletes and students.”

At Apex Learning Virtual School, ninety percent of students successfully complete their courses. “Apex Learning Virtual School students are successful because of the unique combination of comprehensive curriculum, expert teachers and an engaging learning experience that generates exceptional student outcomes,” said Katherine Bach, chief academic officer for Apex Learning Virtual School.  “The flexibility of our online learning experience allows us to customize programs to meet the learning needs, schedule and goals of individual players.”

Parents enroll students in either the full-time program or individual courses. Students in the full-time program can expect rigorous courses, expert teachers and experienced guidance counselors similar to a college preparatory private school. Teachers and staff monitor student performance and inform parents weekly about progress. Students enroll in individual courses to get ahead, recover a credit and fulfill specific requirements for graduation or for NCAA initial-eligibility certification status.

For more information about Apex Learning Virtual School, please contact 1.855.550.2547 or visit:

About Apex Learning

Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access to the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses.

Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations. Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery.

Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. 

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