Administrators

Leverage the Experience of Seasoned Administrators

LVS administrators are professionals dedicated to making a virtual school a very real learning experience. Here are the people who work behind the scenes to respond to your needs.

Keith Wilson is the Principal for Lawrence Virtual School. He is midway through his third decade in education, having worked in virtual school settings, brick and mortar settings and unique combinations of the two throughout the country. He has served school communities as a school administrator, project manager and VP of development. Additionally he has been an adjunct professor for Kansas Newman University and served as an Educational Consultant. He has a double major in Education and Special Education from Augustana College in South Dakota and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from South Dakota State University. He and his wife Melissa have five children who have experienced the unique variety of school settings that Keith has served. He believes that given the challenges facing the brick and mortar world and our society as a whole, coupled with the incredible advances that technology is making by the minute that the Virtual School World is in a position to assume an even greater role in serving students and families in the years to come. This growth and impact is directly tied to meaningful student growth and family satisfaction.

Monte Westfall is the Assistant Principal for Lawrence Virtual School. He comes to LVS with a variety of educational experiences. A former band instructor, Monte also served as the Performing Arts Coordinator for both the Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley School Districts. Additionally, he is a mentor trainer and teacher mentor, having completed over two years of education with the New Teacher Center Project. Monte has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas in Music Education and a Master's degree in Educational Administration from the University of Kansas. He has served in both urban and suburban settings. Monte is enthusiastic to share in all that is going on at LVS and is committed to seeing students, teachers, and families continue to grow.