Fairfax Global Academy is the sister school of Best Academy, founded in 1994. Fairfax Global Academy opened its doors in 2020 with one central goal and strategic plan: to create empowering, high-achieving educational experiences for students in a remote and flexible environment. Through an online platform and competitive academic programming, our goal is to serve the educational needs both of our community here in the United States as well as students from abroad.
Matthew Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. Lee holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology, a master's degree in Educational Counseling, and doctoral degree in Counselor Education.
Dr. Lee is a passionate and devoted educator who is licensed as a school counselor by the State of Virginia. He has served as a guidance counselor for Fairfax County Public Schools and also as a lecturer for the Fairfax County Public Schools Parenting Skills Program.
"Welcome to Fairfax Global Academy, where we hold an uncompromising belief that ALL of our students CAN and WILL achieve exceptional schoooloastic accomplishment in an online setting. We will continue to provide superior curriculum and instruction by qualified teachers and compassionate student guidance and support."
Matthew Lee, Ph.D.
Our Elementary and Middle School teachers are only required to teach within their subject areas to promote excellent, expert instruction in each discipline!
Fairfax Global Academy operates on the uncompromising belief that all of our students can and will achieve exceptional scholastic accomplishment in an online setting. We continue to implement our vision by offering progressive, challenging curricula for our students, and by working with the most nurturing, reputable, and accomplished teachers. Our program is based on customized, adaptive, socially conscious curricula, rigorous academic standards, and compassionate student guidance and support.
In pursuit of these goals, we refine and update our online platform constantly, seeking to provide opportunities for a wide array of students. Students and parents will benefit from our efforts to find the most effective technological components, software, and training to maintain the highest level of education possible for every student.
Fairfax Global Academy has gone through an extensive evaluation period and was granted accreditation as a full-time virtual private school through Cognia (formerly known as AdvacEd). Fairfax Global Academy is also recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an approved, diploma-granting private school, pursuant to requirements set forth by the Virginia Department of Education.
Cognia (AdvancEd) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to helping schools improve by conducting rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K - 12 school and school systems to ensure all learners realize their fullest potential. AdvancED was created in 2006 through a merger of the Pre-K - 12 divisions of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NVA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Cognia and its subsidiary organizations. Visit www.cognia.org for more information.
CEEB Code: 470094