Meet Our Administrators

Leverage the Experience of a Seasoned Leadership Team

KSVA's administrative leadership team represents some of Kansas's leading experts on school management and is committed to ensuring the finest education possible for your children. From providing expert tools and strategies to parent support, the KSVA team is dedicated to making sure that you have what you need to deliver a well-rounded, enriching education to your children. Here are some of the people who maintain KSVA's high standards of education:

Cassie Barton, Head of School

Cassie Barton is from Great Bend, Kansas and graduated from GBHS. She attended Kansas State University and earned a B.S. in Secondary Education. She earned her Master's in School Leadership degree from Baker University. She taught for the Blue Springs School District, Chicago Public Schools, and held leadership positions at Gardner Edgerton School District prior to coming to KSVA.

Heather Appleby, Principal

Heather Appleby joined the Kansas team in November 2014. Previously, she worked with Arizona Virtual Academy as an academic administrator of a blended learning site. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Master of Educational Leadership degrees from Northern Arizona University. During the past 18 years, she has taught and supervised in both public and private schools. Working with students and teachers is truly her passion and she is honored to have the opportunity to continue her life's work with KSVA.