Strong Start – Begin Here

Welcome! At Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), we 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 2018–2019 school year at GCA.

Strong Start Steps to Success

Step 1: Get Started

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.

Step 2: Strong Start Welcome Call

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.

Step 3: Learning Coach Prep Academy

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.

Step 4: Get Connected

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.

General Information

If you have any questions be sure to first look for an answer in our Strong Start FAQs. If you don't find the answer to your question, please contact your Strong Start Specialist.

For questions regarding:

  • Course Materials
  • Online School
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Class Connect Sessions

Contact K12 customer support:
Phone: 866.512.2273

Available 24/7

For questions regarding:

  • School Events
  • Changing Courses
  • Updating Address
  • Strong Start

Contact Your Strong Start Specialist
Email or call your Strong Start Specialist.

Attend Learning Coach Live Help
M–F, 2–3 PM

Contact Family Engagement

School Information:

GCA Main Office
M–F, 9 AM–4 PM

Georgia Cyber Academy
1745 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349


School Calendars


School Materials

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.