VTVLC Administrator Profile Greg Runyan, VTVLC Director, just celebrated his one year anniversary of taking on the post. “I get the privilege of leading a great team providing online learning opportunities for students across Vermont,” Runyan said. During his first...
Ashley Newton discusses her journey from classroom teacher to VTVLC assistant director, her focus on community and connection for the school year, and more.
VTVLC Administrator Profile Melissa Sargent-Minor joined VTVLC as a consulting special educator back in 2021, but this year she has transitioned to Director of Special Education, a role in which she supports educational teams (families, schools, and VTVLC) to ensure...
VTVLC K-8 Principal Jennifer Hindes comes from a long line of educators. Her father was a high school social studies teacher and middle school principal, and both her grandmother and great-grandmother were teachers in one-room schoolhouses. “I knew I wanted to be a teacher when I was a little girl,” Hindes said.
As VTVLC’s 9-12 Principal, Jessica Leo coordinates VTVLC’s full-time high school program.
“I have the pleasure of working with students, families, VTVLC Student Support, and Vermont schools to support the success of our students,” Leo said.
During 11th grade, Gabriel Ciancolo decided that he wanted to learn full-time with VTVLC. Ciancolo lived in Ukraine on and off from 2021 until the war broke out. Now, his parents have opened a home for Ukrainian refugees called Agape House of Mercy, and Ciancolo is a 12-grader taking Astronomy, Precalculus, African American History, Renewable Technologies, Digital Photography, and Journalism with VTVLC.
Harold Vance currently teaches middle school English language arts for the VTVLC full-time K-8 program. Before that, Vance was a Flexible Pathways Coordinator at BFA Fairfax, where he supported students in a variety of learning opportunities including social/emotional learning, online options, Work-Based Learning, and more.
By Harold Vance, VTVLC Grades 7&8 Language Arts Teacher It’s fall in Vermont, and as the natural landscape changes to showcase vibrant, new colors so does our educational landscape. The Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC) works in partnership with local,...
Ava Sargent, a 12th grader is currently taking four classes with VTVLC: AP Psychology, English IV, Geometry, and Forensic Science. However, Sargent has been studying with VTVLC for over three years.
“My favorite course I have taken with VTVLC is either this year’s Forensics or Marine Biology as a freshman,” Sargent said. “I think Biology was my favorite because of my amazing and supporting teacher and just learning about all the underwater life and what it really needs to survive in such harsh conditions.”