Illinois Virtual Academy

Entrepreneur: Robin Gonzales, Jennifer Kolar Burden

Founded: 2021

School Type: District Public School

Illinois Virtual Academy will launch as a virtual public school to serve students across Illinois in Fall 2023. The school intends to serve 10,000 students at full enrollment across grades K-12. Illinois Virtual Academy (IVA) is based on a new vision for engaged virtual and remote learning with an emphasis on applied and project-based options. IVA provides an immersive and supportive learning environment where students collaborate, create, and explore. We go “beyond the online course” to provide a connected, student-centered experience.