There are so many reasons why I value being a teacher at Oklahoma Connections Academy. First, I appreciate my students and their families. In our environment, some may think that you can’t build the relationships like you do in a bricks-and-mortar [school], but that’s not true. I am always talking to my students and helping their Learning Coach teach them. My second reason is my co-workers. They help me every day with their advice, and through our meetings I feel part of a team. Also, I always look forward to our field trips! Finally, the flexibility online learning provides is beneficial to students and their families. Some students don’t do well in the mornings, so I will work with them in the afternoon. Some do better on the phone while others do better in my LiveLesson room. I love how we have options. We have the best leaders. They are here for our staff and Oklahoma Connections Academy families.