VELA was established in 2019 to catalyze the community-driven innovation happening outside of the traditional K-12 education system.
Today, we are the nation’s leading network of entrepreneurs providing alternatives to traditional schooling.
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The VELA Founder Network is growing every day, with founders in all 50 states and three U.S. territories collectively building a vibrant educational ecosystem.
Diverse perspectives shape a richer educational experience. The VELA Founder Network is strengthened by the unique talents, motivations, and capabilities of our founders and the families they serve.