Events for Prospective Families

Weekly Information Session (Open House):

Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. These are wonderful chances for prospective parents to get to know our program, meet current staff members, students and parents. We’ll introduce you and your family to  stress-free learning that is challenging, inspirational and motivational, and unsurpassed in the DC Metro area

Weekly Breakfast with the Director:

Analyze the positives of private education. All programs look good on the internet, learn to distinguish the hype from reality to get the best, reliable, STRESS-FREE education for your child

Monthly Hi-Tech Cortona Information Dinners:

Open to ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS. Dinners are held on the second Wednesday of each month. The focus is for prospective clients and students to meet the faculty and learn more about our high tech labs. We provide the food!  Bring the whole family! We will have our 3D printers in operation, and will show you how the New Industrial Revolution can motivate your child to achieve in ALL COURSES! RSVP three days ahead by calling 703-464-0034 or using the online contact form.

Monthly Luncheon with the Director:

Monthly from 12 – 2 pm. Join Cortona Academy at our private club, for a Gourmet luncheon on any of the following dates: October 19, November 16, December 7. Hear how we have changed the lives of over 2,000 students since 1992. Open to adults only. RSVP three days ahead by calling 703-464-0034 or using the online contact form.

Programs Open to the Public (Parents)

Weekly Seminar – Early College Preparation & Planning:

Proper Junior and Senior High School Preparation and Planning for parents of 6th to 11th graders who want College Education PAID FOR!

Monthly Seminar – Pushing the Frontiers of ADHD & Dyslexia:

Monthly seminar scheduled for November 14 and December 12, from 6 – 7:30 pm.  Join us at Cortona’s campus for our monthly Parent Support Seminar for parents of students, grades 6 – 12. Topics covered will include, “The Urgency of Knowing: Going Beyond the IEP.” Why parents need to fully understand the limitations of the IEP, especially when considering homework and study techniques. When and how to seek other professional help will also be discussed, including the emotional happiness and well-being of the child.

Programs Open to the Public (Students)

SAT/ACT Prep & TJ/AOS Prep:

Cortona Academy has over 25 years of experience providing beneficial, game-changing strategies to get the test scores YOU want. These course are designed to build the skills and confidence needed for students to score well in the Math, Reading, Writing, and/or Essay portions of the standardized admissions, and placement tests.

College Essay Boot Camp:

Complete Your College Essay in One Week! Learn helpful skills that will make your essay stand out from the rest.

High-Tech Study Skills Seminar:

Harness the power of your technology! Gain Study Skills, Stay on Task, and Get Organized.