Nevada Virtual Academy's Head of School Named Administrator of the Year
The Charter School Association of Nevada recognizes Mike Kazek's impact on education
LAS VEGAS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charter School Association of Nevada (CSAN) awarded Nevada Virtual Academy's (NVVA) Head of School Mike Kazek with the 2012 Administrator of the Year Award. Each year CSAN recognizes a school administrator who has impacted the Nevada charter school community through their support and commitment in helping promote and improve education in charter schools. The award was presented at the Nevada Charter School Conference on June 17 and 18, 2012.
"It is a real honor to be selected. I've been pleased to help increase educational choice in this state over the last four years," said Kazek. "It's great to be able to provide access to the 21st century tools and exceptional curriculum that online education offers, and to be able to help families maximize their success regardless of their geographic, financial or demographic circumstance."
Nevada Virtual Academy is a statewide, tuition-free online public school available to all students residing in the state of Nevada, powered by the award-winning K12 curriculum. NVVA and K12 provide students with the tools they need to succeed including individualized learning approaches, mastery-based assessments and experienced, Nevada-credentialed teachers.
Kazek was selected by his peers to be recognized due to his support of charter schools and improvement of education in the state of Nevada. Kazek joined NVVA as Head of School in June 2008, and since then has assisted with new legislation to improve the administration of charter schools and the recognition of enrollment and attendance of the students. As a result, new operating procedures have been instituted in the state to recognize the unique needs of online charter schools.
NVVA is a full-time, online public charter school, and serves students in grades K through 12. As part of the Nevada public school system, NVVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. For more information about NVVA, visit www.k12.com/nvva.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company, is the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. Using 21st century tools to prepare 21st century students, K12 provides a new choice for children to learn in a flexible and innovative way, at an individualized pace. K12 provides curriculums and academic services to public and private online schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. K12 is accredited through AdvancED, the world's largest education community. For additional information on K12, visit www.k12.com.
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SOURCE Nevada Virtual Academy
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