MANISTEE, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Michigan
Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA), an accredited, full-time online
public charter school, welcomes families with students in kindergarten
through 12th grade to enroll for the 2017-18 academic year. Open,
tuition-free, to all students who reside in Michigan, MGLVA is known for
helping students become self-motivated learners and independent thinkers
through live online sessions with teachers.
MGLVA offers an individualized approach to learning, using engaging
curriculum to ensure every student receives an exceptional learning
experience. For students in grades K-8, online course offerings include
language arts/English, math, science, history, art and music, as well as
foreign languages. High school students enjoy a course catalog of more
than 150 core, elective, Career Tech Education and Advanced Placement®
courses. These courses meet the needs of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.
Dual enrollment is also available, which allows students to earn college
credit and high school credit for the same course.
Students are supported by state-certified teachers who respond quickly
to requests, provide online academic instruction, monitor student
progress and attendance, and serve as a resource for curriculum,
content, and questions. Parents and students communicate with teachers
through e-mail, phone calls, and online class meetings.
“As we head into our fifth school year, we’re excited to engage new
families in our individualized approach to learning,” said Kendall
Schroeder, head of school at Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy. “The
rigor of our curriculum combined with forging a strong partnership
between the parent, student, teacher, and school as a whole is what
brings about the exceptional learning experience students receive here
To ensure a seamless transition to online learning, parents and students
participate in an extensive onboarding process that involves student and
Learning Coach orientations, help sessions and online learning courses
facilitated by the MGLVA Family Academic Support Team. This onboarding
support is designed to help students and parents build new school
relationships, and to set students up for success while building strong
independent learning skills.
Families also have access to online student clubs, monthly regional
outings, and a strong start website that features extensive Learning
MGLVA is now accepting enrollments for the 2017-2018 school year.
Parents are encouraged to attend one of the online information sessions
hosted by the school each month. More information on MGLVA and upcoming
events can be found at http://mglva.k12.com/.
About Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy
Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) is a full-time, online
public charter school, authorized by Manistee Area Public Schools and
serving students in grades K through 12. MGLVA is tuition-free, giving
parents and families the choice to access the engaging curriculum and
tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of
K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more
information about MGLVA, visit mglva.k12.com.
For Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy
Ali Robinson, 703-483-7328