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Public invited to free virtual school event

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy, a tuition-free, K-12 virtual public school, will host a free information session for families interested in learning about its online program and approach to education. It will be held Tuesday, May 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria.

Families will have the opportunity to meet with Connections Academy

faculty, explore the school’s program and curriculum, and learn about the

enrollment process.

How teachers interact with students in the virtual environment, personalized learning opportunities, college preparation, socialization, the role of the parent or learning coach, and the use of technology will also be discussed.

To RSVP and for a complete event schedule, visit www.connections