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NAPLES, FLORIDA (DATE) — Dr. Dan Sturdevant, Head of School at Optima Academy Online, the first public classical virtual reality school, is speaking at the first HyFlex Collaborative Conference on June 26, 2023.  

Dr. Dan Sturdevant applied to speak at the HyFlex Collaborative Conference and was selected from a competitive pool of applicants by the review board. The overarching theme of this conference is education choice and accessibility, closely aligning with OptimaEd’s mission. 

“I am honored to have been selected to speak at the first HyFlex Collaborative Conference,” said Dan Sturdevant. “We aim to make an exceptional, classical education accessible to all Florida families.”  

Dr. Dan Sturdevant received his Master’s in Liberal Studies from Duke University and later achieved a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina. He has been OAO’s Head of School since 2021, and he gave two keynote addresses at the OptimaEd Classical Education Conference in 2022.    

HyFlex Collaborative Conference and Pre-Conference are delivered synchronously via Zoom and asynchronously online. The Pre-Conference is free and open to all. Sponsors include Hyflex Collaborative and AATLAS, School of Education and University at Albany.  

About Optima Academy Online 

Optima Academy Online (OAO) redefines education. We are a virtual instruction provider (VIP) integrating virtual reality into the student experience bringing immersive, classroom-based online learning to scholars regardless of location or economic status. Our K-9 state-standards compliant courses are offered Live and On-Demand to meet your scholar’s specific needs and completion timelines.   

Our mission is to train the minds and hearts of young people through a content rich classical education based on liberal arts and STEM. To learn more visit us online at OptimaAcademy.Online 

Email: Marketing@OptimaEd.com 

Phone: 239-449-8599 

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