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VLA Information

Welcome to the BT-BOCES' Virtual Learning Academy!

The VLA is a 3-12 virtual school serving the Broome-Tioga region and beyond. We offer three synchronous elementary classrooms: 3rd/4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade. Our secondary academy is grades 7-12, and includes daily homeroom, synchronous lessons throughout the day, and asynchronous work assigned through Edgenuity and Google Classroom.

How to Enroll

Enrollment is determined and initiated by individual districts. Please contact your home district to determine your eligibility. 

Contact Information

Dodie Ainslie, Principal

Dan Longo, Assistant Principal

Margaret Clancy-Darling, Guidance Counselor

Kelly Breward, Student Support

VLA Main Number: (607) 221-1625

Our Core Values

  • Students are our first priority.
  • Employees are our most valuable resource.
  • Cultivating diversity, equity, inclusion and guarding against bias are essential.
  • Everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
  • All employees will exhibit professionalism, integrity and excellence.
  • Creativity and continuous improvement are crucial to everything we do.
  • A safe, challenging and nurturing environment supports learning.
  • All can learn and grow academically, socially and emotionally.
  • Customer service and collaboration are key to being a successful and trusted partner.