Christa McAuliffe Academy
The Christa McAuliffe Academy (CMA Academy, Christa McAuliffe Academy School of Arts and Sciences, CMA School of Arts and Sciences’s, CMASAS ) is a private online school located in the US state of Oregon. It serves students worldwide, offering part- and full-time courses.
Instruction is mostly asynchronous, but may include a virtual whiteboard, webcam and microphone use, desktop sharing, break-out rooms, and other live tools. Teachers are accessible through email, telephone, and Skype. A variety of curriculum options are employed, including streaming video, online textbooks, and virtual labs.
The Christa McAuliffe Academy web site is at http://www.personalizededucation.org/schools/sas/index.html
Personalized Education Group (PEG) is a group of educators who created the School of Arts and Sciences.
The school is inspired by the life and memory of teacher Christa McAuliffe.
- "A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning", iNACOL, October 2010, http://www.inacol.org/research/docs/national_report.pdf
- Christa McAuliffe Academy web site, http://www.personalizededucation.org/schools/sas/index.html
- "Keeping Pace With Online Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice", Evergreen Education Group, 2010, http://kpk12.com/reports/