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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

Cherryvale Diploma Center
Location: Cherryvale
Contact: Tonya Smedley
Phone: 620-336-2530
E-mail: tsmedley@usd447.org

Crawford County Virtual Learning Center
Location: Galena, Pittsburg
Contact: Teri Watcher
Phone: 620-235-0120
E-mail: teri.watcher@greenbush.org

Crossroads Virtual Learning Center
Location: Iola
Contact: Shawn Johns
Phone: 620-365-4880
E-mail: shawn.johns@usd257.org

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

Fort Scott Comm. College
Location: Fort Scott
Contact: Krista Clay
Phone: 620-233-2700 Ext. 440

Independence Comm. College
Location: Independence
Contact: Krista Clay
Phone: 620-332-5631

Labette Comm. College
Location: Parsons
Contact: Krista Clay
Phone: 620-820-1124

Neosho Community College
Location: Chanute and Baxter Springs
Contact: Krista Clay
Phone: 620-431-2820 ext 283
E-mail: kclay@neosho.edu

USD 250 Pittsburg
Location: Pittsburg
Phone: 620-687-5536


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
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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