Sonora, Calif. – Current and future families are invited to visit Columbia College with California Virtual Academies on January 31 and learn about post-high school opportunities. The event will be part of 5,500+ independently-planned ones taking place during National School Choice Week 2014 – the nation’s largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity.

WHO:             Students, teachers, prospective families and community members.

WHAT:           California Virtual Academies Tour of Columbia College

                       Come and join our CAVA students as they tour a college and explore some of their options for after high school. CAVA staff will be on hand to answer questions about our K8 and high school programs.

WHEN:           Friday, January 31 from 2 to 4 p.m.

                       Note: Media are invited to attend

WHERE:         Columbia College

                       11600 Columbia College Drive

                       Sonora, CA  95370 

California Virtual Academies are full-time, public online schools that serve students in K-12. You can find out more about CAVA and NSCW events by visiting

“We’re thrilled that California Virtual Academies are participating in National School Choice Week,” said Andrew Campanella, NSCW president. “We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers, parents and school leaders at CAVA remind us that every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America.”

National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children – including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. For more information, visit