Catholic Independent Schools consortium renews VHS Learning partnership for 19th year
Even without the existing need for remote learning, quality online education alternatives can broaden the curriculum available to trainees and prepare them for the postsecondary world. For these reasons the Catholic Independent Schools consortium has actually extended its collaboration with VHS Learning for the 19th successive year. The consortium has restored its VHS Learning subscription with 213 semester-length virtual registrations for the 2020-21 scholastic year. Their trainees are registered in 97 different VHS Learning courses.
The following schools presently take advantage of participation in the Catholic Independent Schools consortium:
” This 19-year partnership is a testimony to our substantial course catalog and our industry-leading customer support,” said Carol DeFuria, President & & CEO of VHS Learning. “The capability to rapidly add more than 250 courses to a schools program of research studies assists these parochial schools use more variety than some of their bigger public-school counterparts. These schools are very familiar with what our top quality online classrooms can contribute to the high school discovering experience, and we are delighted they have actually extended their partnership with us to even more benefit their students.”
In addition to broadening curriculum alternatives and preparing students for the technological world, Hokanson pointed out the capability to expand students world deem another substantial advantage. “It introduces you to a much broader global neighborhood,” she stated. “Students discover different cultures and how to connect with diverse groups of trainees. They form and fulfill peer networks.”
Back then, Hokanson was the principal of Pope John XXIII High School, a personal school in Everett, MA. Her school and about five others got in the program together, however they did not utilize the consortium design until a VHS Learning representative suggested it in 2001. “The benefit of being a consortium is that you can buy semester enrollments wholesale, so you have actually a minimized charge,” Hokanson stated.
Sibling Kristin Hokanson, the consortium director, serves as the primary website coordinator in the collaboration with VHS Learning. Hokanson said her choice to sign up with the online program came when she had the possibility to visit a physical classroom with students taking VHS Learning courses back in the late 1990s.
Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, MA.
Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree, MA.
Arlington Catholic High School, Arlington, MA.
Bishop Fenwick High School, Peabody, MA.
Cardinal Spellman High School, Brockton, MA.
Fontbonne Academy, Milton, MA.
Mount Alvernia High School, Newton, MA.
Notre Dame Academy– Worcester, MA.
Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School, Lawrence, MA.
Saint Joseph Preparatory High School, Boston, MA.
Stephen T. Badin High School, Hamilton, OH.
About VHS Learning
Hokanson said her choice to join the online program came when she had the opportunity to visit a physical class with trainees taking VHS Learning courses back in the late 1990s. Her school and about 5 others entered the program together, however they did not use the consortium design up until a VHS Learning representative recommended it in 2001. VHS Learning is a nonprofit organization with 25 years of experience supplying world-class online programs to schools and trainees all over.
VHS Learning is a not-for-profit organization with 25 years of experience providing world-class online programs to schools and students everywhere. Providing more than 250 unique online courses, including 24 AP ® courses, credit healing and enrichment courses, and a choice of dual-credit choices, VHS Learning is accredited by Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC), and Cognia. Courses are approved for preliminary eligibility by NCAA. To learn more about VHS Learning please visit https://www.vhslearning.org/ and follow on Twitter at @VHSLearning.
For these reasons the Catholic Independent Schools consortium has extended its partnership with VHS Learning for the 19th consecutive year. Their students are enrolled in 97 different VHS Learning courses.