What is the academy virtual?

The Academy Virtual is another valuable component of The Academy Way network of schools. We are a year-round global online school specializing in educating students with Dyslexia, ADHD, severe reading deficiencies, and those who struggle in traditional school environments. We utilize Structured Literacy and other interactive and multi-sensory real-life learning methods to help children become successful and confident readers in a motivating and supportive virtual environment.

How does The Academy Virtual help my child read better?

We believe Structured Literacy is the most effective way to help students who have dyslexia and others with…

What grade levels do we serve?

We accept students in 3rd – 8th grade on a rolling admissions basis. Please go to our Admission…

What is the cost to attend The Academy Virtual?

We have all of our tuition information posted on the Tuition page. Please go there to get specific…

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We are currently accepting 3rd-8th grade students for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, as well as…

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Our Teachers

As you will soon discover, we have some amazing teachers! Our teachers come from across the United States and are all extremely passionate about helping kids who have learning challenges. Our teachers love kids and make learning fun! All of our teachers have at least a bachelor's degree in education, teaching and/or in special needs and have at least 3 years of experience working successfully with students such as yours either in a school or homeschool environment. Please read our teachers' bios below so you can learn what an awesome team of teaching professionals we have.

Kayla Flores

Kayla Flores

Structured Literacy

Hello! My name is Kayla Flores. I am from Pittsburgh, PA and as I am sure you have…

Sharmin Allibhoy

Sharmin Allibhoy

Structured Literacy

I am a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) endorsed by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) and a…

Marcie Schultz

Marcie Schultz

Structured Literacy

I became certified in the Wilson Reading System in 2001 to assist my own child who is dyslexic…

Rebecca Zilberstein

Rebecca Zilberstein

Math

Hi! My name is Rebecca Zilberstein and I’m from Miami, Florida. I received my Master of Arts in…

Mahogany Murphy

Mahogany Murphy

Reading Comprehension

I have a B.A. in English from Loyola Marymount University. I have 3 energetic kids whom I have…

Janis Gaines

Janis Gaines

Writing

HI! My name is Janis Gaines. I have a B.A. in English Language Arts and an Orton-Gillingham certification….

Ann Gradman

Ann Gradman

Structured Literacy

My name is Ann Gradman and I am very excited to be a part of The Academy Virtual…

Heather Badger-Brown

Heather Badger-Brown

Math and Reading Comprehension

Hello! I’m Heather Badger-Brown, also known as Mrs. BB to my students. I live in Upstate New York…

Marnie Witters

Marnie Witters

Writing

Hi! My name is Marnie Witters and I have a BA in English from the University of Georgia…

Rosemarie Colon

Rosemarie Colon

Math

Hi! My Name is Rosemarie, I am from New Jersey. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from…

Denise Glennon

Denise Glennon

Hi, my name is Denise Glennon and I live in Chester County, PA.  I am excited to be…

Testimonials

Here's what our students and parents are saying about our school.

Student

“Every kid with dyslexia should go to the training camp at The Academy Virtual. My favorite part about…

Parent

“Our daughter is loving school so far which is such a blessing to our family!”

Student

“Fall Training Camp is fun. It was fun because I got to meet all of these different teachers…

Parent

“Hi! I just wanted to let you know that I sent my friend to your post about The…

Parent

“My son started at The Academy Virtual and he loves it. It’s online and his teachers/tutors are amazing….

Parent

“I have never seen my son so happy to write before. He says he is enjoying class so…

Parent

“I was worried that training camp would be a struggle because it was in addition to his typical…

Parent

“My daughter’s sessions are working out well. The rapport between them is pretty outstanding. My daughter really has…

The Academy Way Impact

We have ambitious goals to impact a tremendous amount of kids over the next 5 years by 2026.

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Our Non-Discrimination Policy

The Academy Way, The Academy Virtual and our affiliates are committed to the principle of equal oppurtunity in education and employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, and other school-administered programs and activites.

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