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Virtual Schools and Programs

Click here to visit the Virtual Schools and Programs page. This page has a downloadable Excel file containing the lists of all the accredited virtual options across the state. Additionally, this page has relevant information and links for the student, parent, researcher, and virtual directors looking to learn more about virtual schools in Kansas.


Diploma Completion Centers


Fresh Start Learning Center
Location: Holton
Contact: Carolyn Cochran
Phone: 785-364-5664
E-mail: c.cochran@holtonks.net


Kaw Valley Virtual Learning Center
Location: Baldwin City, Bonner Springs, Central Heights, Eudora, Piper, Wellsville
Contact: Michelle Land
Phone: 620-238-4796
E-mail: michelle.land@greenbush.org


The Lakes Virtual Learning Center
Location: Lyndon
Contact: Paul Schmidt
Phone: 785-238-4793
E-mail: paul.schmidt@greenbush.org


Lawrence Diploma Completion Program
Location: Lawrence
Contact: Rick Henry
Phone: 785-330-1886
E-mail: rhenry@usd497.org


Topeka Learning Center
Location: Topeka
Contact: Sarah Finan
Phone: 785-228-2336
E-mail: sfinan@orioneducation.org


Adult Education Centers


Flint Hills Technical College
Location: Emporia
Contact:  Jason Hendry 
Phone: 620-343-4630
E-mail: jhendry@fhtc.edu


Highland Community College
Location: Atchison
Contact: Mary Johanning
Phone: 913-367-6204 Ext. 104
E-mail: mjohanning@highlandcc.edu


Let's Help, Inc.
Location: Topeka
Contact: Mandy Cox
Phone: 785-670-2390 
E-mail: mandy.cox@washburn.edu


Lawrence USD 497
Location: Lawrence
Contact: Rick Henry
Phone: 785-832-5960 ext 1886
E-mail: rhenry@usd497.org


Ottawa USD 290
Location: Ottawa
Contact: Krista K. Clay
Phone: 620-431-2820 ext 283
E-mail: kclay@neosho.edu


Osawatomie USD 367
Location: Osawatomie
Contact: Karen Ulanski
Phone: 913-294-8018 Ext. 1703
E-mail: karen_ulanski@usd368.org


Orion Diploma Completion Center
Location: Statewide (Physical Locations: Topeka, El Dorado, Rose Hill, Winfield, Belle Plaine and Wichita
Contact: Sarah Finan (Topeka)
Phone: 785-228-2336
E-mail: sfinan@orioneducation.org


Paola USD 368
Location: Paola
Contact: Karen Ulanski
Phone: 913-294-8018
E-mail: karen_ulanski@usd368.org


GED Testing Centers

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