Meet Our Indiana Connections Academy School Leader

Melissa Brown

Executive Director


Melissa Brown

Melissa Brown recognizes virtual education’s power to transform the way students learn. She has more than a decade of online education experience and earned a master’s of art in information and learning technologies from the University of Colorado at Denver. Ms. Brown combines knowledge of the latest advances in distance learning with hands-on experience as:

  • Former director of the virtual school program for Indianapolis Public Schools.
  • Online high school language arts teacher for six years.
  • Instructional design developer and non-profit program manager.

A self-described online learning advocate, Ms. Brown is quick to point out that, at Indiana Connections Academy, it’s still great teachers who make the difference. Says Ms. Brown, “We simply have the best teachers around. Period.”