Union City

Area School District

107 Concord Street Union City, PA 16438 | 814-438-3804
It is the mission of the Union City Area School District and the community to empower our students to be life-long learners by providing a safe and caring learning environment designed to meet the needs of each individual.

Union City Cyber Academy

Click here to login to the Union City Cyber Academy Online Portal.

Reminder: All students should login to Zoom with Mr. Thompson each morning. Reach out to [email protected] for the Zoom link and for any questions or concerns. All information about our attendance policy for cyber students can be accessed on our Union City Cyber Academy Handbook 2021-2022.

Welcome to the Union City Cyber Academy!


Greetings, Families!

This year, UCASD is excited to partner with the Warren County School District to provide instruction through the Union City Cyber Academy. This program will ensure that each and every family who elects online programming experiences quality instruction coupled with intensive academic support. These supports and resources will be provided jointly through Warren County School District's educators and our very own Union City Area School District guidance counselors, administrators, and staff. We have been working closely with the WCSD to ensure that each aspect of this program will meet the needs of all of our learners. Please review the information below, and do not hesitate to reach out to me directly should you have questions about our Union City Cyber Academy. Continue to check this page for frequent updates and resources.

Thank you.

Stacey D. Dell
Director of Curriculum & Special Programs
Union City Area School District
(814) 438-3804 ext. 5457

Important Updates for Current Union City Cyber Academy Students

We have been off to a GREAT start to our 2021-2022 school year! Our guidance counselors, attendance team, and buiding principals are so proud of our Union City Cyber Academy students. Just a reminder to students and parents/guardians: Please be sure to check your email frequently to ensure you're receiving any important updates from our team. 

**IF YOU'RE NOT RECEIVING THESE EMAILS, please ensure your individual building office has your email address on file**

September 17: Elementary families were sent an email regarding elementary workbooks. All students whose workbooks hadn't arrived as of September 9 can now pick up their Semester 1 workbooks for their core classes anytime in the elementary school entryway during normal office hours. A global about elementary workbooks will go out on Monday, September 20.

September 17: All families were sent information about Picture Day 2021. A global about Picture 2021 will go out on Monday, September 20. Information about Picture Day is featured on the right-hand side of this page.


Important Contacts for Cyber Academy Students & Families

  • When you/your child is struggling with a particular class, an assignment, a due date, live lessons, class pacing, the structure of the course, questions about materials, etc., please communicate with the individual teachers at Warren.
  • When you have scheduling questions or general concerns about your/your child's progress, please reach out to your guidance counselors: Elementary - Mr. McMahan ([email protected]), Middle School - Mr. Anthony ([email protected]), High School - Mrs. Dawson ([email protected]), and K-12 - Mrs. McNulty ([email protected]).
  • When you have attendance concerns, please reach out to Mr. Shawn Thompson ([email protected]). 
  • If you do miss school/morning attendance, please don't forget to submit excuses to your building-level attendance secretaries as per our cyber handbook: Elementary - Mrs. Blystone ([email protected]), Middle School - Mrs. Himrod ([email protected]), and  High School - Mrs. Reynolds ([email protected]).
  • If you/your child has an IEP or 504 and you have concerns, please communicate with both the teacher at Warren and your case manager at UCASD. Mrs. Stacey Mulson ([email protected]) is our Director of Pupil Services and is also here to help!
  • If you are a parent/guardian who would like to be added as an observer to your child's account, please contact Misty Weber at Warren ([email protected]).
  • If you are experiencing technical difficulties with assignment submission, the online portal, or your individual Buzz Portal account, you can contact Misty Weber ([email protected]), Neil Kent ([email protected]), or Michael Cradduck ([email protected]).
  • If you are having challenges with your UCASD-issued Chromebook, please submit a HelpDesk ticket ([email protected]) to our tech team. Be sure to let them know that you are a Union City Cyber Academy student so they can reach out to you for troubleshooting purposes.


The Union City Cyber Academy: A Partnership Between School Districts

Students who enroll in this program will still be Union City Area School District students. These students will work closely with their own guidance counselors here at UCASD to select from a host of courses provided that are tailored to their academic and career planning needs. The Warren County School District cyber instructors will update attendance, grades, and academic progress in the online portal, and our guidance and administrative teams will monitor this data closely and communicate with instructors to ensure students are properly supported as they work through this program. Our school district will provide the 1:1 technology for each student who enrolls in the Union City Cyber Academy. Students who receive specialized instruction through our special education program will still work closely with our Student Support Services department, including our Director of Special Education and our School Psychologist, to ensure those needs are being met.


Information for Prospective Students & Families

Please check out our *NEW* informational brochure about the Union City Cyber Academy in the "Information" section at the bottom of this page. There, you will also find an updated course list in order to view all available scheduling options for 2021-2022. Finally, you can also access a copy of our 2021-2022 Union City Cyber Academy Handbook, which details the procedures and expectations for this program.


Enroll -or- Learn More About the Union City Cyber Academy

If you would like to learn more about the Union City Cyber Academy, please contact your child's guidance counselor or our Director of Curriculum & Special Programs, Mrs. Stacey Dell, at [email protected] or (814) 438-3804 ext. 5457. 

If you know that you would like to enroll your child/children in the Union City Cyber Academy for 2021-2022, you can contact your individual building's guidance counselor directly via their contact information below:

Mr. Ed McMahan, Elementary School
Mr. Joseph Anthony, Middle School
Mrs. Kim Dawson, High School
Mrs. Stephanie McNulty, K-12


Your child will be added to our updated enrollment list, and our guidance team will begin scheduling students for their coursework once the enrollment portal is up and running. Each building guidance counselor will reach out to families to confirm enrollment and to schedule courses prior to the our orientation.

All families who had notified their individual building offices of their intent to enroll in the program received invitations to our Union City Cyber Academy Orientation on Wednesday, August 25, 2021; this event was held in-person and also livestreamed for those who were unable to attend. Students received a brief orientation, completed necessary paperwork, and were given their devices for online instruction. Families who were unable to attend this event -or- who enroll/enrolled after August 25 will need to arrange device and material pickup with each individual building office.

Union City Elementary School
(814) 438-7611

Union City Middle School
(814) 438-7673 ext. 5411

Union City High School
(814) 438-7673 ext. 5407

Information about the 2021-2022 Union City Cyber Academy

Picture Day 2021 for Union City Cyber Families
All picture day information, including reporting times for each building and access to all online order forms, are located below!

Are you looking for something to read? Did one of your courses require texts from you? Check out the source above for a host of websites for free copies of books.

Cyber Academy Instructional/Demo Videos
Want to see what the online platform looks like? Want to watch a quick tutorial created by the virtual instructors you'll be working with this year? Check out the links below!
  1. Elementary-Level Demonstration
  2. Middle/High School-Level Demonstration Video

Want to access a copy of the materials we distributed at orientation? They're right here! This packet includes:
  1. A copy of our August 25, 2021 Cyber Orientation Agenda
  2. A copy of our 2021-2022 Union City Cyber Academy Handbook
  3. A copy of our Cyer Academy Handbook Signature Page
  4. A copy of the UCASD 1:1 Technology Agreement
  5. A copy of the UCASD Food Service Form for Families
  6. The "Important Information for Getting Started" Packet
  7. A copy of the 2021-2022 Cyber Academy Course Listings
  8. Information about the EBB Program for Internet Reimbursement

Check out this brochure, which highlights our new cyber program through our partnership with Warren County SD.

View this comprehensive list of courses that will be offered this year through the Union City Cyber Academy and our partnership with WCSD.

Students and families should consult this manual for information about our program and its goals and expectations.

While our district is no longer providing hotspots for internet access, the state is offering internet reimbursement to all students that attend the Union City Area School District. To get more info about the internet reimbursement program, parents can visit GetEmergencyBroadband.org or call 833-511-0311. See the letter above, which was sent out to families in June of 2021, for more information.
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