Cooperative Virtual Learning Academy

High-Quality Remote Instruction for Students in Grades K-12

The CVLA Secondary School is a virtual learning option, providing synchronous and asynchronous instruction by highly qualified NYS certified teachers, and allows for a full schedule of coursework. The principal and school counselor of CVLA’s secondary school work together with families and home districts to help ensure students are not only meeting graduation requirements, but are receiving the support needed to thrive. All students are expected to engage both in live, synchronous meets, as well as to complete asynchronous work, all made possible through the devices issued to students from their home districts.

Elementary School 

The virtual elementary school is open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade from participating school districts. The school will operate on a trimester schedule. More information can be found on the school calendar. Learn more about our CVLA Elementary School.

Secondary School

The Secondary School is open to students in grades seven through twelve. Through the regional Distance Learning (DL) program, an established regional distance learning community coordinated through the Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC), students will attend classes remotely with teachers from around the region. Learn more about our CVLA Secondary School.

About The CVLA Program

Teaching, Learning and Home School District Support

  • Students will be taught by New York state-certified and highly qualified teachers from participating school districts.
  • Curriculum and instruction will be coordinated with participating school districts, aligned with the New York State Learning Standards.
  • The student’s home school district will provide devices, technology support and any additional services to meet student needs, such as special education and related supports.

What to Expect During the School Day 

  • Daily instruction will occur in a high-quality combination of synchronous and asynchronous modalities throughout the school day.  School Schedule | School Calendar
  • Teachers will make personal connections with all students during scheduled class times via Google Meet. During these connections, teachers will take attendance and introduce new content or skills. Students will connect with their teachers and peers, ask questions, and maintain personal relationships. Virtual Learning Guidelines and Expectations 
  • Teachers may use non-instructional time to provide additional assistance to students during the school day at their discretion.

      Learn About Participating With CVLA

      Are you a school district representative interested in learning more about having your students participate with the Cooperative Virtual Learning Academy (CVLA)? Visit the NERIC website for service information.