The Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA) is the largest online learning consortium in the State of Pennsylvania. Membership in CAOLA provides students with engaging, high quality curriculum. The courses are customized to fit their needs, while teaching valuable technology skills that are essential for success in the 21st century.
Our goal is to increase the options available to your students. The administrative support of the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU) and the quality, flexible nature, and diversity of available courses allow you to offer programs that meet an extraordinary variety of student needs, including:
Retain and attract students – Offering expanded course selections, online learning opportunities and a highly competitive full-time cyber school option. This is a cost-effective way to retain and even bring back students who might leave to attend other private or public schools.
Flexible learning options – CAOLA programs can adapt to fit individual student needs. Students can learn at the right pace for them, at the time and place they choose.
Highly engaging curriculum – We use state-of-the-art curriculum designed to be engaging and fun while targeting multiple learning styles.
Provide rich opportunities – Choose from a wide variety of courses and electives designed to allow students to pursue their academic interest, and develop a path for success after high school.
Proven methods combined with innovative techniques – CAOLA utilizes EdisonLearning, Accelerate Education and Apex Learning – some of the most experienced teams in online learning.
Academic excellence – We believe that rigorous, well-rounded curriculm with a strong base in Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is the key to success in the 21st century global economy.