Launching a New Way to Educate

By Tina Tuminella, February 11, 2022 When Sharon Peruzzi Strauchs founded Cortona Academy in northern Virginia 30 years ago, she began with some very specific core principles: Stress how to learn, employing biofeedback techniques to study skills Offer a low-stress,...

Educational Programs

Teachers and staff work with students to reach their individual educational potential. To that end, we teach our own, high-tech study and organizational techniques ( HTS-3) in all courses in order to ensure high school and future college success. These unique, proven...

Andrew

When I started at Cortona Academy I was unsure of myself as a student. I was not really sure what I wanted out of my education, or where I was headed with it. Cortona helped me focus, all while encouraging me through some really tough classes. The small class sizes...

Grace

Throughout high school I’ve always had a struggle with academics. During my junior year at my old high school I was dealing with a lot of stress and personal issues that ended up affecting me emotionally and academically. I lost a lot of hope in myself, not...