MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Hosts Meet the Teachers Extravaganza

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Leading online public school to host in-person social event for enrolled and prospective families to meet teachers, celebrate ten years of successfully serving students. Enrollment for the 2015-16 school year—starting Aug. 31—remains open.

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MTS Minnesota Connections Academy, a tuition-free K-12 online public school, will host its Meet the Teachers Extravaganza, Aug. 19, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Como Park Picnic Pavilion, 1199 Midway Pkwy., in St Paul. Current and prospective families from across the state will have the opportunity to meet and interact in-person with each other and with MTS Minnesota Connections Academy teachers and staff. A light meal will be served.

"The event is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with Minnesota Connections Academy staff, have your questions answered, and socialize with other attendees," says Melissa Gould, principal, MTS Minnesota Connections Academy.

Families can RSVP by visiting http://www.ConnectionsAcademy.com/MTSMCAevents or calling
651-523-0888, ext. 348.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy, a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual schooling for students in grades K through 12, will kick off its second decade of serving Minnesota students with the start of the 2015-16 school year on Aug. 31.

In the school's 2015 Parent Satisfaction Survey, 91 percent of parents gave Minnesota Connections Academy an “A” or “B” grade, and 93 percent would recommend Minnesota Connections Academy to other families. Parents also gave the program high marks for its academic rigor, program flexibility, and high quality teachers.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy meets the needs of students and families looking for an alternative to a traditional school setting—those who need a flexible schedule, learn at a different pace from their peers, need more individualized attention or seek a learning environment outside of a traditional classroom. More than 55 full-time faculty members, including state-certified teachers, school guidance counselors, special education professionals, and administrative staff, including a principal, serve the program’s nearly 1,900 students.

Enrollment for the 2015-16 school year is going on now, and free in-person and real-time virtual information sessions are taking place for families interested in learning more. Families also have access to an On-Demand Preview of Virtual School, available 24/7. For a complete schedule of events and a link to the on-demand preview, visit http://www.ConnectionsAcademy.com/MTSMCAevents.

About MTS Minnesota Connections Academy
MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is a tuition-free, high-quality, highly accountable statewide virtual public school serving students in grades K–12. MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is fully accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. The school opened in the spring of 2005 and is a state-approved program of the Minnesota Transitions School, an authorized Minnesota charter school. MTS Minnesota Connections Academy provides students with the flexibility to learn from anywhere there is an Internet connection and with an innovative curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. The combination of state-certified teachers, a proven curriculum, unique electives, technology tools, and community experiences creates a supportive and successful online learning environment for families and children who want an individualized approach to education. The school’s teaching center is located in St. Paul, MN. For more information, call 800-382-6010 or visit http://www.MinnesotaConnectionsAcademy.com.

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