GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA), a full-time online public charter school, authorized by Grand Valley State University and serving grades K-12, will hold a commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 on Saturday, June 17th.
One hundred seventy-five students will graduate from MVCA, which combines an engaging online curriculum with hands-on materials and the support of Michigan-licensed teachers. MVCA provides courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students.
The program offers advanced learners the ability to progress faster in subjects in which they excel, as well as opportunities for advancement in STEM education. Additionally, MVCA offers dual enrollment, which allows qualified students to earn college credit and high school credit for the same course.
Members of the Class of 2017 report being accepted to the following colleges and universities: Michigan State University, Schoolcraft College, North Central College, Grand Rapids Community College, Wayne Community College, Alpena Community College, Spring Arbor University, Saginaw Valley State University and Lansing Community College.
Royce Kinniebrew, President of the Kinniebrew Group and appointee for the Metropolitan Detroit Alliance for Black School Educators, will serve as the ceremony’s keynote speaker.
Details of the commencement are as follows:
Michigan Virtual Charter Academy Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
About Michigan Virtual Charter Academy
Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA) is a full-time online public charter school authorized by Grand Valley State University that serves students in grades K through 12. As part of the Michigan public school system, MVCA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs. Students use web-based lessons and hands-on instructional materials that are shipped to their home. For more information about MVCA, visit http://mvca.k12.com.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company consisting of thousands of online school educators providing instruction, academic services and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through K12 partner public schools in 33 states and the District of Columbia, and through private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com.