An Accredited Online American Education for Expat Families

With International Connections Academy (iNaCA), expat families and others living abroad can provide their children with a high-quality American education—wherever they reside. iNaCA is a fully accredited, affordable, online private school for grades K–12.

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Using the Internet, students around the world connect to our virtual classrooms, certified teachers, and award-winning US curriculum. Each student benefits from an individualized learning program designed to help achieve his or her highest potential.

iNaCA’s proven curriculum offers a wide selection of core courses, plus world languages, gifted and talented, honors, Advanced Placement and elective courses. Our college-preparatory program equips students for success in higher education, career and in life.

When You Need a New School NOW–Anywhere in the World

How Virtual Education Could Be a Last-Minute Lifesaver for Your Child
You know the right way to find the best school for your children when moving abroad is to do your research and plan ahead. But what happens when circumstances prevent you from preparing the way you’d like?

Teacher Brings Unique Perspectives to Global Classroom

At iNaCA, our teachers have global experiences that enable them to relate to students across the globe. Master Teacher Jason Agins has visited many countries throughout his teaching career. Watch as he describes the unique perspective that he brings to his teaching on a daily basis.

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Listen to iNaCA's Traveler Podcasts series hosted by Jason Agins

Navigating K–12 Expat Education: 7 Tips from a Teacher

As exciting as it can be to throw ourselves into new cultures, there are some aspects of our lives we cannot leave to chance. One of these is the education of our children. While most countries in the world have a variety of school options, it can be challenging to evaluate their quality and ability to target the specific needs of your child, as well as to predict your child’s ability to thrive in the new environment.

How to Choose a School Overseas

Choosing a suitable school for your child is possibly one of the hardest decisions you’ll have to make when relocating overseas. It can be especially difficult if your new country is a long distance from your current home, as it will be harder to visit and evaluate the educational options available to you. This article includes some very basic ideas that you may find useful when choosing an overseas school for your child.

When Classrooms Have No Walls

In this Pearson Ed blog post, iNaCA School Director Hannah Rinehart discusses the importance of connecting students globally through education and the school's "Around the World in 60 Minutes" program.

Do the Math: The Percentage of Expat Homeschoolers Is Growing

iNaCA Director Hannah Rinehart and student Salmah Siddiqi discuss the benefits of online school and why it may appeal to expat families in this Wall Street Journal blog post.

Online Teacher Interacts with Students Around the World

iNaCA teacher Katie Mussachio discusses her interactive ‘Around the World’ program, designed to connect students around the world and create a global community, in this Lockport Journal feature.

High School Seniors Worldwide Graduate from International Connections Academy

Ninety online private school graduates from 10 countries receive diplomas in virtual ceremony, and are awarded more than $2.3 million in scholarships.

Online School: Taking the Road Less Traveled to Academic Success

Aayah Nuriddin began attending International Connections Academy in tenth grade, after several years at an international school following her family's move from the U.S. to Saudi Arabia. Though her parents wanted to raise the family in their home country, Aayah and her parents agreed it would benefit her long-term education goals to study an American curriculum.

Student Profiles

Arianne & Daphne Doucet

Arianne & Daphne Doucet

Bahamas

"I love the fact that we can move and travel without disturbing the quality and stability of the education. I also appreciate that the students have more one-on-one time with their teacher than they do at a traditional school—it is really helpful for them."
—Danielle Gauthier, Arianne & Daphne’s mother

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Iliana Paleva

Iliana Paleva

Bulgaria

“My favorite thing about iNaCA is the worldwide community of students. In my courses, I have ‘met’ people from Japan, South Africa, Latvia, Germany, and Hawaii! I think that this is an amazing opportunity.”
—Iliana Paleva

Meet Iliana