Principal of California Connections Academy
Don Ogden is principal of California Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students in grades K–12 in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties. The school gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. Don has more than 15 years of experience in elementary administration and teaching, and several accolades for outstanding achievement. As principal of California Connections, he leads the school’s dedicated staff of teachers, administrators and support staff in delivering to students Connections Academy’s proven virtual school program and individualized approach to learning.