Our Inspiring Families

All across Oregon, families are seeking a public school that fits them better—whether they need a more flexible school day, more learning support or a safer, more nurturing environment. We’re glad to be that school for so many different families. Here are just a few of their stories.
Student Stories

Moving Toward a Bright Future

From the quick-witted to the quiet thinkers—from the art lovers to the sports fanatics—every student at Willamette Connections Academy has individual passions and distinctive personalities. But they’re all learning in a way that works best for who they are. And they’re growing into the person they want to become. Select a student to see their story.


Hailey Eckstein

High School


Alex Suliman

Elementary School


Eli Hutchison

Elementary School


Myia (Ja’myi) Hutchison

Elementary School


Price Hamilton

Middle School

Parent Stories

Finding the Opportunities Families Need

The parents and caregivers at Willamette Connections Academy began with the same question: What’s the best option for my family? Thanks to our unique and flexible learning environment and passionate teachers, they’ve found the path forward they’d been hoping for—at an online public school. Select a parent to see their story.


Lea Hutchison

Learning Coach to Two Students


Rozanna Eckstein

Learning Coach


Carolyn Suliman

Learning Coach


Mazen Suliman

Learning Coach


James Hamilton

Learning Coach

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