The VHS site coordinator plays a key role in the success of the VHS program at the local level.
Site Coordinator Responsibilities:
- Work with the local school administration to: recruit eligible students, coordinate and implement local grading and registration policies, and monitor student progress
- Maintain contact with students, VHS staff, VHS teachers, the local school administration, and parents
- Ensure VHS students have access to the necessary technical resources
Site Coordinator Qualifications
The site coordinator can be a teacher, a guidance counselor, an administrative staff member, library aide, computer aide or any other staff member with authority to access student records and grades.
A successful site coordinator will typically possess the following characteristics:
- A student advocate
- Strong presentation and communication skills to educate the school's guidance department and community about the VHS program
- Excellent planning and organizational skills
VHS Site Coordinator Training
The Virtual High School's site coordinator training is free to new and existing members and provides participants with information on how to effectively administer the VHS program at their school. Participants should expect approximately five hours of course work to complete the course. Member schools can choose to train multiple site coordinators allowing for greater flexibility.