Strong Start –Begin Here
Welcome! We at Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) want you to have the tools you need to be successful in our virtual schooling environment. Strong Start is our on-boarding program that begins your orientation to our school. You can expect to:
- Receive communications from a Strong Start Specialist
- Complete Strong Start Steps to Success
- Receive training through Learning Coach Prep Academy
- Receive communications from your student's homeroom teacher
Follow the steps below to walk your way through Strong Start and into the start of the 2017–2018 school year at GCA.
Strong Start Steps to Success
To get started you will need to set up your Learning Coach and Student accounts and install some basic software applications on your computer. Visit the "Step 1: Get Started" page for details.
New families receive support from a Strong Start Specialist during their first steps at GCA. To begin this process, you will be contacted by phone for a virtual walk to class. Visit the "Step 2: Strong Start Welcome Call" page for details.
Your role as a Learning Coach is essential to the success of your student. Learning Coach Prep Academy will provide you with a deeper understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Learning Coach. Visit the "Learning Coach Prep Academy" page for details.
You are not alone. Being a family in a statewide school means you have access to an active and vibrant community. There are many avenues for you to get engaged, be involved, and make connections. Visit the "Step 4: Get Connected" page for details.
If you have any questions be sure to look for an answer in our Strong Start FAQs first. If you don't find the answer to your question, please contact your Strong Start Specialist.
For questions regarding:
- Course Materials
- Online School
- Class Connect Sessions
Contact K12 customer support:
GCA Main Office
M–F, 9 AM–4 PM
Georgia Cyber Academy
1745 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349
For students with approved enrollment, materials usually start shipping two to four weeks before school begins. For students who receive approval three weeks or less before school starts, or after school starts, expect materials within 7–10 business days.
To track shipments: Access your Online School Learning Coach account and click "My Info." View instructions for checking the status of materials shipment.