AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA), a statewide online public charter school, will begin the 2016-2017 school year on August 29. As an online public school program authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, MEVA is tuition-free for students in grades 7-12 who reside anywhere in the state.
MEVA incorporates online lessons and instruction from highly qualified, Maine-licensed teachers who monitor student progress, provide professional insight, and work in partnership with parents. Teachers communicate with students and parents via phone, email and the online classroom technology in order to provide an individualized approach that helps prepare students for post-graduation career or college success.
“At Maine Virtual Academy we ensure the success of our students through a dedicated approach to individualized education,” said Dr. Melinda Browne, Head of School of Maine Virtual Academy. “Our teachers work closely with students and their families to develop an individual learning plan, which allows each student to work at their own pace and meet his or her academic goals. We have an exciting year ahead of us and look forward to our students’ continued success both in class and in the MEVA community.”
Students can chose from a diverse middle school and high school K12 catalog of courses, including many electives that are not offered in traditional schools. Students have the freedom to progress through lessons at their own pace, while receiving quality instruction, support, and individual attention from teachers. The school also offers clubs, school outings, dances and other activities to foster community.
MEVA students receive instruction from their teachers during live, interactive online classes, as well as through recorded sessions. Teachers are also available to students and their Learning Coaches via email, phone and one-on-one online instruction.
MEVA is authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission and is governed by an independent, non-profit board of directors. The school's team of educators and school leaders are based at the school's administrative headquarters. Interested families are encouraged to visit meva.k12.com for more information on the school and how to enroll.
About Maine Virtual Academy
Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA) is a full-time online public school program that serves students in grades 7 through 12. Authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, MEVA is available tuition-free to students in the state of Maine and utilizes the award-winning curriculum from K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for grades K-12. For more information about MEVA, visit meva.k12.com.