BIS Announcements

All BUSD families are welcome to join BIS

Back To School Night Wednesday September 15th 4:30-6:30pm Save the Date ! Zoom invite to come in your parent and student email.

2021 BIS Enrollment process:

Step 1. All families must attend an orientation as a first step to enrolling at Berkeley Independent Study:

BIS K-5 Virtual Academy Orientation Sign-up Form. BIS K-5 Virtual Academy is new this year. Virtual orientations will take place on

Thursday October 14th at 12noon

BIS 9-12 Orientation Sign-up Form. Virtual orientation will take place

Thursday October 14th at 1pm

BIS Assisted Home School Orientation for K-8 will take place Wednesday September 22 and October 13th at 12:00noon . Here is the google form to sign up.

Step 2. After attending an orientation please fill out the BIS Application

Families must enroll in BUSD before attending. BUSD admissions information here.

BUSD Calendar. School starts Mon. Aug 16.

Additional Links

AB/SB 130 Education Code RE Independent Study

ACLU Know Your Rights AB/SB 130 Independent Study English

ACLU Know Your Rights AB/SB130 Independent Study Spanish

BUSD COVID-19 2021-2022 Safety Plan

New Independent Study Town Hall Video in English-Aug 2021

New Independent Study Town Hall Video in Spanish-Aug 2021

Independent Study parent notification Letter New SB 130 law

BIS Updated Information for students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans

Ed Hub Tech Resources for Families in English

Ed Hub Tech Resources for Families in Spanish

BIS Informational Brochure

BUSD Admissions

BUSD Special Education

BHS Website

Home and Hospital Instruction Application