Washington Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school, will host a free information session for families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education in preparation for the 2017-18 academic year. Washington Connections Academy will serve grades K-10 in the 2017-18 school year. The school will add one grade per year, ultimately serving students in grades K–12. The information session will take place on Tuesday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. PDT at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites: 131 128th St. SW, Everett, WA 98204.
Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED. The information session will provide families with an opportunity to meet with a Connections Academy teacher, thoroughly explore the school’s program and curriculum, and learn about the enrollment process. Other topics covered include: how teachers interact with students in the virtual environment, personalized learning opportunities including options for accelerated learning and gifted programs, college preparation, socialization, the role of the parent or other Learning Coach, and the use of technology.