Our team is made up of veteran educators who were at the leading edge of taking the traditional education experience and offering it online in a way that meets the needs of a wide group of students.
Kindergarten & 1st Grade Virtual Academy Elementary Teacher
Mrs. Lindell graduated from Mercyhurst College with degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education . She also served in the Army Reserves. She has taught in the Warren County School District since 1998. Mrs. Lindell and her family live on a dairy farm. Her favorite times are spent with her son and daughter especially watching them play sports for their school teams.
2nd & 3rd Grade Virtual Academy Elementary Teacher
Hello! My name is Allix Munch. I teach 2nd and 3rd grade for the Virtual Academy Program. I am certified in Elementary Education K-6 and Special Education K-12. I also have a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and earned my master's degree from Gannon University. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my twin sister and my niece, walking my dog, reading, and watching NASCAR races. My phone number is 814-723-0574 ext. 1325. My email is email@example.com.
4th & 5th Grade Virtual Academy Elementary Teacher
I am certified in elementary education and special education. I have been teaching in the Warren County School District for 24 years. I have spent 20 years of my career teaching 4th grade.
Math and Science Virtual Academy Middle/High School Teacher
Mrs. Darr attended Clarion University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. She then received her Master’s in Middle Level Instruction from the University of Edinboro. Mrs. Darr has been teaching middle level science and math for the past 10 years and virtually for the past 3 years. She is passionate about her middle school students and enjoys meeting with them virtually. Mrs. Darr also enjoys camping with her family, watching football on Sunday’s, and cheering her three daughters on at their soccer games.
Elementary/Middle School Health and Physical Education Virtual Academy Instructor
Mr. Black attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Health and Physical Education. For the past twenty-two years, Mr. Black has taught in the Warren County School District. Classes taught include Health 7, Health 9, First Aid and CPR, Outdoor Education, Competitive Sports, Recreational Sports, Strength and Weight Training, and Walking for Personal Fitness.
English and Social Studies Virtual Academy Middle School Teacher
Mrs. Burns attended St. Vincent College and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Recently, she earned her certificate in Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies. Mrs. Burns has taught in the Warren County School District for over 20 years. Classes taught include kindergarten, 6th grade, 5th grade, 4th grade, and now Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies.
English Virtual Academy High School Teacher
Mrs. Black attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Composition. For the past twenty two years, Mrs. Black has taught in the Warren County School District. Classes taught include English College Preparatory 11 & 12, Honors English 11, English 12, SAT Verbal, Mystery Detective, Creative Writing, Greek Mythology, and Alternative Education English 9-12.
Charles Hayes IV
Science Virtual Academy High School Teacher
Mr. Hayes attended Ohio University and studied Forensic Chemistry, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in Secondary Education: Chemistry and Walden University earning a Master’s of Education in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment. Mr. Hayes teaches Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Earth & Space Science in Warren County School District, including College in High School Chemistry through the University of Pitt at Bradford, and Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, and Astronomy for the Warren County Cyber School: Virtual Academy. He is also advisor for his school’s Envirothon and JETS science competition teams. Mr. Hayes is proud to be one of many passionate teachers in his family.
Health and Physical Education Virtual Academy High School Teacher
Mrs. Linkerhof graduated from Edinboro University with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. She has also obtained a master’s degree from Gannon University in Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Linkerhof has been employed by the Warren County School District since 2007 teaching Health, Physical Education, as well as Computer/Business courses to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, 4wheeler riding, and hunting. Mrs. Linkerhof has a passion for PE and feels she has one of the "best jobs in the world".
William D. Vanatta
Social Studies Virtual Academy Middle/High School Teacher
Let me share a little bit about myself. I have been teaching students for just over 26 years. The last 23 ½ years have been with Warren County School District. I specialize in Social Studies, which have a plethora of courses. My responsibilities with Warren Virtual Academy have me over see course such as; Government, Civics, Economics, U.S. History (1 and 2), World History, Geography, Middle School Social Studies, Psychology, Forensics, and History of the Holocaust.
I graduated from Penn State University with a BS in Education. Spent a short period of time teaching in Maryland until I secured a job with WCSD. Coaching high school football takes up most of my time away from school. I have enjoyed the world of coaching for the past 15 years.
Virtual Academy Online Coordinator
I currently teach Personal and Family Finance, Financial Literacy, Life Skills: Navigating Adulthood. I also monitor the students who use the program, checking on attendance and progress. I feel this program has been very successful and is growing, with many more students utilizing every year. While Cyber School may not be for everyone, it can be a highly successful experience if a student is motivated, organized, and has a good support system.
Virtual Academy Principal
I have worked in education for 22 years and have certifications in Elementary Education, middle level and secondary Social Studies, secondary English, Educational Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction, and Instructional Design & Technology. The Warren County School District Virtual Academy is a vision I created and became part of seven years ago that I am extremely proud of to see what it has grown into today.
Virtual Academy Services works with Pennsylvania public school districts to provide virtual learning opportunities K-12. VAS has an excellent team of teachers that are eager to work with students. This is an online, collaborative, and standards-based learning environment. Students are able to have flexibility in their schedule if needed and work with teachers in both synchronous and asynchronous formats. We provide a variety of options from full-time, part-time, and custom scheduling opportunities. Virtual Academy Services offers a multitude of course levels ranging from Credit Recovery to Honors and College Prep.
Math Virtual Academy High School Teacher