Louisiana Connections Academy, a Free Virtual Public Charter School,
 to Hold Information Session on July 8

Louisiana Connections Academy, a fully accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable, virtual K-12 schooling, will hold an information session for prospective students and parents in Metairie to answer details about the virtual school program. As an online, free public charter school, students can enroll from all Louisiana parishes.


Monday, July 08 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm

Best Western Landmark Hotel

2601 Severn Ave., Metairie, LA 70002

At the information sessions, parents will have an opportunity to learn about the Connections Academy curriculum, and thoroughly explore the program. They can also interact with Connections Academy representatives and parents. Parents and others seeking more information about Louisiana Connections Academy can call the school at 800-382-6010 or can attend an online or in-person info sessions.

Louisiana Connections Academy Principal Wood encourages families considering virtual school to attend an information session because virtual education, while a great choice for many families, may not be a good fit for some. “Virtual school requires parents to make a commitment to be involved in their child’s education,” Principal Wood said. “At our information sessions, we let families know what they can expect in the virtual school setting, and what it takes to succeed. We want students to thrive at Connections Academy and understanding how it all works is essential.”

Louisiana Connections Academy delivers top-quality, personalized K-12 education that combines certified teachers, a proven curriculum, technology tools, and community experiences to create a supportive and successful environment for children who benefit from an individualized approach to education. More information about Louisiana’s school, visit www.LouisianaConnectionsAcademy.com

Louisiana Connections Academy parents praise the online school’s educational program, its exceptional certified teachers, and high quality curriculum. Said Parent Dawn Sanchez, “I love the quality of education my son receives!”

There were 1,200 students enrolled in Louisiana Connections Academy for the 2012-2013 academic year. Parents can enroll their child online at:


ABOUT LOUISIANA CONNECTIONS ACADEMY (www.LouisianaConnectionsAcademy.com)

Louisiana Connections Academy is the state’s leading provider of high-quality, free public virtual charter schooling for grades K through 12. Louisiana Connections Academy offers a superior, personalized education for students, offered by Louisiana certified teachers, with the freedom and flexibility of an online education that meets the state’s standards. As an online charter school, students access their lessons anytime, anywhere as long as they have the technology, tools and support of their family. Accountability for meeting high academic student performance is monitored by the non-profit charter board, Friends of Louisiana Connections Academy, Wade Henderson, President. The charter school is authorized by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to accept students from any parish in the state. All parishes are represented by the 1,200 students attending for the 2012-13 school year. Principal Caroline Wood has expanded the school curriculum to include tutoring, summer school, dual enrollment programs and high quality electives, such as e-learning courses at Juilliard. The school is headquartered in Baton Rouge at 8281 Goodwood Blvd., Ste J, (225) 372-8389. Student field trips, graduation ceremonies, parent-to-parent events and school information sessions are regularly scheduled and promoted at the school website.

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