2019 Blueprint Education Inc. celebrates 50 years of providing strong leadership, innovative educational programs and influence in the success and growth of thousands of students. Our commitment to expanding opportunities for students who have found themselves outside of traditional school situations has caused the expansion to all of our facilities. Blueprint Education Inc. significantly expanded its ground campus facility in West Phoenix to accommodate the tremendous enrollment growth and increased diversity of services for its students. Blueprint Education also grew its online school by 75% from the previous year. Educational Trend: Visit us to see our use of scrum and agile in the environment of education. 2010s 2017 - Blueprint Education Inc. successfully renewed its charter through the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools for another 20 years. 2015 - Textbooks were no longer used as part of the online courses 2014 - Blueprint Education Inc. transformed the organization at the executive leadership to strengthen its core culture and bring on a new level of innovation and service. Educational Trend: Open education 2000s 2009 - Blueprint Education Inc. opened its second ground campus charter high school in Chandler called Blueprint High School. 2004 - Blueprint Education Inc. became the official new name for the organization to reflect its renewed commitment to student success and innovations relating to the growing movement of personalized educational options. 2004 - Hope HS Online was established 2003 - Blueprint Education opened its first ground campus charter high school in West Phoenix called Hope High School. Educational Trend: No Child Left Behind 1990s 1998 - Blueprint's Alternative Education Program in Chandler began. 1997 - Blueprint Education opened its first virtual/online charter high school called Hope High School Online to serve students living anywhere in the state of Arizona. 1994 - Blueprint's Alternative Education Program was established 1994 - Blueprint Education opened Alternative Education Programs aimed at initially serving four Central Phoenix Elementary School Districts looking for off-campus placement. 1990 - Blueprint transitioned from print-based to online courses. Educational Trend: Standards Based Education. 1980s 1983 - Blueprint Education offers driver’s education courses for high school students. 1980 - Blueprint Education gained accreditation through NCA (now AdvancEd). This was before the charter system was created in Arizona. We were an accredited private distance learning school. Educational Trend: Back to the foundations of education. Home: Latchkey kids 1970s Blueprint Education focused on correspondence courses as an arm of the Phoenix Union High School District. Evening school and summer school. 1971 - Creation of personal computers. Educational Trend: - Innovation and creative license in education. 1969 1969 - Blueprint Education was officially incorporated as a 501(c)3 and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Blueprint Education (aka Phoenix Special Programs) began as a correspondence school through a public school district in Arizona. Our goal was to help these children continue their education regardless of their life circumstances. 1960s - President Kennedy announced that the US would put a man on the moon. By 1969 the United States and NASA put a man on the moon with the Apollo mission program.