online school student Ryker Craig
“I love Connections Academy because I do activities, and learn my ABC’s—and because my teacher is both fun and funny.”

Ryker Craig
Elementary School Student

online school student Kenneth Wang
“My favorite part of Connections Academy is that I get to stay home. I get more attention from my Learning Coach than from a teacher with 32 students.”

Kenneth Wang
Elementary School Student

online school student Duncan Burgess
“I love Connections Academy because I can do my schoolwork whenever I want, wherever I want!”

Duncan Burgess
High School Student

online school student Cayla Cohen
“I like Connections Academy because the teachers are always willing to help you.”

Cayla Cohen
High School Student

    Free Virtual Public School in Massachusetts

    School Update

    Massachusetts' Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has approved the enrollment policy and authorized TECCA to enroll eligible students, effective June 25.


    Students in Massachusetts now have the opportunity to thrive at TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA), a tuition-free public virtual school. TECCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.

    We tailor our approach for students of all abilities—preparing students to succeed in school, and in life. TECCA helps each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program featuring:

    • challenging curriculum developed by leading education experts.
    • Instruction from state-credentialed teachers experienced in virtual instruction.
    • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff.
    • Curriculum materials needed to participate in a dynamic virtual learning environment.

    TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA)

    TECCA is not just a public virtual school in Massachusetts. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

    Find Out More

    Want more information about the TECCA program? Here are some ways to get an inside look at our Massachusetts virtual school.

    • Attend an upcoming information session.
    • Learn about our curriculum and virtual learning resources.
    • Request a copy of our printed Program Guide or view it virtual now.
    • Find out how to enroll at our free online public school.