191: Why The Virtual High School Is The Pioneer of Online and Blended Learning
The Virtual High School is an online learning pioneer that’s probably under your radar. Since 1995, the nonprofit organization has been setting the standard for quality online education.VHS provides courses taught in global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development in 21st-century teaching for educators.
The organization has won numerous awards, including the Stockholm Challenge Award for Global Excellence in Information Technology and is a three-time winner of the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) award for Excellence in Programming and Excellence in Best Practices.
The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.) helps students succeed in online learning. They believe that all students perform better when they receive individualized attention.VHS is available worldwide to help schools expand their curriculum, help educators inspire their students to engage more in their education, and to help parents help their students succeed in high school, college and beyond.
Carol Ribeiro is the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.). She has over 20 years of experience in online education management and systems development. You could say it’s in her DNA as she’s been with the organization 17 of its 20 years.
I invited Carol onto the show to hear more about how technology is changing education for the better.