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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

Augusta Learning Center
Location: Augusta
Contact: Mark Kenyon
Phone: 620-259-4505
E-mail: markkenyon@essdack.org
E-mail: augustalc@essdack.org


Belle Plaine Learning Center
Location: Belle Plaine
Contact: Shari Mills
Phone: 620-488-5638
E-mail: smills@orioneducation.org


El Dorado Learning Center
Location: El Dorado
Phone: 316-322-7171


Harvey County Learning Center
Location: Newton
Contact: Jeni Herman
Phone: 316-804-7140
E-mail: jeniherman@essdack.org
E-mail: harveycountylc@essdack.org


Haysville Learning Café
Location: Haysville
Contact: Main Office
Phone: 316-789-8380
Contact: Mark Calvin
Phone: 620-224-8520
E-mail: markcalvin@essdack.org
E-mail: haysvillelc@essdack.org


Hutchinson Mall Learning Center
Location: Hutchinson
Contact: Lisa Bowser
Phone: 620-664-6607
E-mail: lisabowser@essdack.org
E-mail: hutchmalllc@essdack.org


McPherson County Learning Center
Location: McPherson
Contact: Mark Malaby
Phone: 620-241-5250
E-mail: markmalaby@essdack.org
E-mail: mcphersoncountylc@essdack.org


Rose Hill Learning Center
Location: Rose Hill
Phone: 316-776-2000


Stafford County Learning Center
Location: Stafford
Contact: Shelly Berens
Phone: 620-234-5031
E-mail: shellyberens@essdack.org
E-mail: staffordcountylc@essdack.org


Valley Center Learning Center
Location: Valley Center
Contact: Kent Hipp
Phone: 316-755-7080
E-mail: kent.hipp@usd262.net


Wichita North/East Learning Center
Location: Wichita
Contact: Joani Purdy
Phone: 316-733-5561
E-mail: jpurdy@orioneducation.org


Wichita Parklane Learning Center
Locations: Wichita
Contact: Martha Maxwell
Phone: 316-440-8880
E-mail: mmaxwell@orioneducation.org


Winfield Learning Center
Locations: Winfield
Contact: Sherry Barrier
Phone: 620-221-2266
E-mail: sbarrier@orioneducation.org


Adult Education Centers (GED, ESL, and Work Readiness)

Butler County Comm. College
Location: El Dorado, Andover, Wichita
Contact: Sherry Watkins
Phone: 316-323-6074
E-mail: swatkins8@butlercc.edu

Cowley County Comm. College
Location: Arkansas City
Contact: Jennifer Anderson
Phone: 620-441-5335
E-mail: jennifer.anderson@cowley.edu

Hutchinson Comm. College
Location: Hutchinson, McPherson and Newton
Contact: Stan Ploutz
Phone: 620-665-8004
E-mail: ploutzs@hutchcc.edu


GED Testing Centers

Click here for more information on the Kansas GED Program

Click here to locate a GED Testing Center here

Assistant Director - Standards
Alternative / Charter / Virtual Schools

David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services

Dr. Ben Proctor
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Beth Fultz
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Natalie D. Clark
(785) 296-4351

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards

Dr. David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director

Julie Ewing
(785) 296-2325

Assistant Director
Kansas Volunteer Commission

Dr. Jessica Dorsey
(785) 296-3163

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