The Goa Story


The mission of Global Online Academy is to replicate in online classrooms the intellectually rigorous programs and excellent teaching that are hallmarks of its member schools; to foster new and effective ways, through best practices in online education, for students to learn; and to promote students’ global awareness and understanding by creating truly diverse, worldwide, online schoolroom communities.


Global Online Academy is a recognized Candidate for Accreditation with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Business Officers Association (NBOA)
International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)


Global Online Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, gender identity or any other discrimination prohibited by law. GOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


“ I think GOA is a major paradigm-shifting vehicle for bringing the highest form of teaching and learning to an online forum. You have literally changed the landscape. ”
Michelle Harris - Hawken School
“ My Global Health course influenced me so much that I am now seriously considering following a pre-med route. ”
Student - Branson School
“ We are excited that our teachers who design and teach GOA courses will gain important professional development in the best uses of educational technology ”
Stephanie Lipkowitz - Albuquerque Academy