Our Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide quality education to students seeking an alternative education to traditional. We are committed to provide challenging curriculum that engages students from primary through to the secondary instruction.
The Ogburn Online School will be recognized as a leading provider of an innovative instruction in hybrid and distance learning, offering flexibility for students to grow academically and personally in a unique educational environment that encourages the student’s individuality while promoting the academic rigor.
Statements of Values
At The Ogburn Online School we value:
- Creative educational options unique to each individual student that fosters quality instruction and functional learning.
- Educational preparation leading to a successful transition at each level of academic education.
The Ogburn Online School was founded by Minnie Ogburn and Brandy Carvalho in the year 1998.
Minnie Ogburn is the co-founder of The Ogburn Online School having 20 years of experience in education. She holds EdD from the University of Florida, where her research focused on homeschooling, distance education, online and blended learning. She also earned an EdS in curriculum and instruction from the University of Florida, a Masters of Administration from Central Michigan University, and Bachelors in Business Administration from Jones College. During her teaching career, she taught at the elementary, middle and high school level. She also served as a curriculum coordinator at charter school and as a mathematics coach at charter school.
Brandy Carvalho, is the co-founder of The Ogburn Online School having 14 years of experience in program management, communications and also holds an experience in marketing for private and nonprofit organizations. Her career also includes working for education, conservation and community organizations. Brandy studied Wildlife Ecology and Public Relations at the University of Florida and holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Minnie Ogburn and Brandy Carvalho together and along with the dedicated staff of teachers, course designers, administrators and academic counselors are committed to provide quality education to the students enrolled with The Ogburn Online School.