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Online School Guidance Counselors

Oklahoma Connections Academy’s (OKCA) full-time licensed virtual school counselors are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential, assisting with:

  • Academic goal setting, scheduling, and planning
  • Personal and social development
  • Career planning
  • College planning

Helping Students Succeed

With master’s degrees and specialized training in developmental and educational psychology, our online school counselors help students address the personal, social, and academic issues that can affect their success in school and in life.

At OKCA, our virtual school counseling program is built on relationships, so our counselors are readily accessible to students and families—online, in person, and by phone. With the additional support from our national Connections Academy office and its collaborative network of school counselors across the United States, our counselors bring both individual attention and national expertise to our students and families.

Preparing Students for College and Career

Beyond their daily counseling activities, our virtual school counselors offer services designed to help high school students prepare for college and career with:

  • Personal learning plans focusing on postgraduation goals
  • Interactive online LiveLesson® sessions connecting Connections Academy families across the country with real-time information on financial aid and scholarships, college application processes, entrance requirements, and more
  • College test preparation courses for the ACT examinations
  • One-on-one counseling with seniors to provide resources and assistance with postsecondary planning, including career options, vocational training, and selecting the right college
Neva Johnson

Meet Neva Johnson

Lead Counselor

Neva Johnson is the lead counselor at Oklahoma Connections Academy (OKCA). She joined the OKCA family in 2016 and loves being able to help students develop a belief in their abilities. She also loves to emphasize the importance of education. Ms. Johnson has her bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and her master’s in counseling. She truly values helping students set their postsecondary goals.

She says, “I love working at OKCA because it allows me to have more quality time with students. My favorite part of the job is working with a team in supporting students’ academic, social, and emotional growth. With online school, we offer flexibility and create the opportunity for individualized, uninterrupted time with students. Students who attend OKCA receive a comprehensive rigorous education that prepares them for a bright future.”