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DoDEA Virtual High School
Welcome to the DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS). Our vision is to prepare our students to live, learn, work and serve the public good in a digital, global society through engaging, synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
 
Online Resources
Provides several log in sites for teachers, parents and students that included email and learning online.
 
The Non-DoD Schools Program (NDSP)
Provides information on school and community activities or programs.
 
Counseling Program
The Virtual High School Counseling program provides all students educational services, in collaboration with parents, their local school, and the community, that foster academic, career, and social/emotional growth (ASCA Model) toward lifelong success and effective, responsible citizenship for a diverse and changing global world.
 
Frequently Asked Question: Program
Please navigate through the FAQ below to find the answers to commonly asked questions regarding the DoDEA Virtual High School program.
 
Frequently Asked Questions: Blackboard LMS
Please click the tabs below to see the answers to commonly asked questions regarding DoDEA's Learning Management System (LMS), Blackboard 9.0.
 
DoDEA Virtual High School FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions about the DoDEA Virtual School
 
Academic Development
The Virtual High School Counseling Program supports a career awareness domain. Through webcasts and webinar sessions, students enrolled in the Virtual High School have access to college representatives and military recruiters on a regular basis who provide information about college, work, and military opportunities.
 
Career Development
The Virtual High School Counseling Program supports a career awareness domain. Through webcasts and webinar sessions, students enrolled in the Virtual High School have access to college representatives and military recruiters on a regular basis who provide information about college, work, and military opportunities.
 
Personal Social Development
The Virtual High School Counseling Program assists students in acquiring an understanding of, and respect for, self and others. The program also helps students develop the skills necessary to become responsible citizens.
 
Eligibility
Categories of Eligibility for Attendance in DoDEA Schools Overseas.
 
Registration Procedures
Students interested in enrolling in DVHS courses should consult their local DoDEA high school counselor or NDSP Area Office to designate course requests. These requests will be forwarded to DVHS staff to place students in coursework according to openings at the time of course request. Enrollment is contingent upon DoDEA eligibility.
 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Please navigate through the FAQ below to find the answers to commonly asked questions regarding the DoDEA Virtual High School program.
 
Technical Requirements
Please navigate through the site to learn about the recommended technical specifications for optimum success in a DoDEA Virtual High School course.
 
Glossary of Online Learning Terms
Please navigate through the glossary below to see several important terms commonly associated with online teaching and learning.
 
Student Responsibilities
Welcome to the DoDEA Virtual High School. We want to take this opportunity to share several important tips that will ensure your success as you complete your courses through the DoDEA Virtual High School.
 
Our Vision and Mission
The Vision of the DoDEA Virtual High School is to prepare our students to live, learn, work, and serve the public good in a digital, global society through engaging, synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
 
Communication
DVHS teacher-student communications are conducted via the following technologies based upon need and availability.
 
Academic Integrity
In an online environment, this is one of the greatest concerns in regards to student achievement. Whether intentional or not, the use of other people's work is a violation of the DoDEA Virtual High School’s policy of Academic Integrity and can result in severe consequences.
 
Role of the Facilitator/Mentor
Interacting with your online instructor, a facilitator/mentor provides monitoring as needed to ensure student success and serves as a liaison between the online teacher(s) and student.
 
DoDEA Virtual High School eLibrary
The DVHS eLibrary collection includes non-fiction eBook titles and curriculum reference materials selected specifically to support DVHS curriculum and instruction.
 
Transcript Request
DVHS student records and transcripts may be requested from several different sources, depending upon the student's last date of attendance or graduation date.
 
DoDEA Virtual High School News
News stories related to the DoDEA Virtual HIgh School News
 
Course Catalog
DoDEA Courses Offered by the DVHS
 
School Calendar
School calendar of events
 
Course Withdrawal
Effective school year 2015-16, DoDEA Administrative Instruction (AI) 2000.1 (Sec 7.D.1) provides direction for when withdrawals may occur and what notations are required for student withdrawal. These instructions apply to all students enrolled in DVHS courses regardless of eligibility upon which they are enrolled.
 
Early Withdrawal Policy (Acceleration)
DVHS acknowledges approved acceleration plan for students enrolled through DoDEA middle and high schools. The local school facilitator or counselor must immediately notify DVHS administration or counselor when a student is approved for acceleration.
 
Grading Practices
The DVHS is committed to communicating accurate information to sponsors and students based upon the DoDEA grading policies.
 
Standard Course Requirements
DVHS online coursework can be accessed from any location, at any time, where Internet access is available and allows for real time instructional support.
 
Summer School Program
DVHS’s Online Summer High School Program is designed for students to complete the equivalent of one semester course credit. The program provides students an opportunity to earn original credit or to replace a failing grade.
 
Web Admin Page
Web Admin Page for DoDEA Virtual High School
 
Principal's Corner
DoDEA Virtual High School Principal's Corner - bio, and messages from the school principal