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Trumbull Virtual Learning Academy (TVLA)

Technical Support


Phone: 1-844-638-3533


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Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:59 PM 

Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM 



Students:  Click on name below to send them an email

This is my twentieth year of teaching French and Spanish in the public school setting and my fourth year as the French teacher in TVLA.  I am a French and Spanish teacher at Niles McKinley High School.  

Mrs. DeJulio

Special Education

This is my second year as the Special Education instructor for TVLA.  I am also the Special Education Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor at the Trumbull County Educational Service Center.

Ms. Difford


This is my first full year of teaching for TVLA. I am licensed to teach mathematics for grades 7-12.  I have my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron and my Master’s degree from Marygrove College.  I am currently in my 23rd year as a full-time teacher at Badger.

Mr. Garrett

English & Technology

I have been teaching for TVLA since 2013. I am licensed to teach Language Arts for grades 7-12 and Computer Technology for grades 5-12. I have a strong background in mobile technologies, HTML, and cloud services..

Ms. Gibson

Social Studies

I have been teaching for TVLA since 2011.  I have a license in Integrated Social Studies 7-12 as well as a degree in History from Walsh University.  I also have a Masters in Educational Technology from Youngstown State University. I am currently in my fifth year of teaching at Lordstown High School.

Mr. Herman


I have been a TVLA Science teacher since 2004. I am certified to teach all middle and high school science courses grades 7-12. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Masters Degree in Education.

Mrs. Morello

English & Spanish

I have been working for the TVLA since 2004. I am certified in k-12 Spanish and 7-12 English (Bachelor’s Degree in /Education --Double Major Spanish and English) .  I have a Master’s Degree in Administration ( k-12 Leadership). I also teach Education courses for Eastern Gateway Community College. I have been teaching both Spanish and English for Howland Schools for 28 years.

Mr. Morgan

Health & Physical Education

I have been the PE/Health instructor for TVLA for 4 years now. I am currently the strength and conditioning/health instructor at Warren Harding High School. I have bachelor's degrees in Exercise Science, Health Promotion and Physical Education/Health all from Youngstown State University. I, also, have a master degree in curriculum and instruction from the American College of Education(online). I have great passion for physical fitness and health. I hope that during your experience in my course(s) you will enjoy what you learn and possibly take a few things with you that can help you develop a healthy lifestyle.

Mrs. Nicholas

English & Social Studies

As a previous TVLA teacher, I am returning this year for my fourth year overall.  I attended Kent State University and received degrees in both Elementary and K-12 Special Education.  I am starting my 22nd year teaching for the Trumbull County Educational Service Center.



I am certified to teach K-12 vocal music, instrumental music and general music. I attended Youngstown State University and received a Bachelor’s in Vocal Music Education. I have been giving private vocal and piano lessons for 6 years now. I have had many vocal performance opportunities through Youngstown State University and through my church where I lead worship.

Mr. Palumbo

Mathematics, Science, & Health

I am certified in 4th-9th grade Math/Science and P-12 Health. I also have a Masters Degree in Administration. I work at Mathews Local Schools where I am the 7th-9th grade Health Teacher and Athletic Director.     

Mrs. Petrusko


I have been teaching with TVLA since its 2004 inception. I am licenced to teach all Mathematics classes in grades 7 - 12. I earned my BS in Education (1989) and my MS in Education (1999) from Youngstown State University. I previously taught at Kent State - Trumbull, Hubbard Schools and Youngstown State University.

Ms. Poplyk


I just started with TVLA last year and am looking forward to acquiring new students.  Moving to Ohio from PA, I was originally certified in only German but since then, I have added English 7-12 and History.  I am also a teacher at Bristol High School. I currently teach German, English grades 9 and 11 as well as a new CCP History class.

Mrs. Suttles


I having been working for TVLA since 2004. Licensed in 7-12 English, I have over thirty years in public education. I earned a bachelor of science in education from Bowling Green State University and master of arts in English from Youngstown State University.  I currently teach AP Language and Composition, CCP Survey of British Literature, Honors English II, and English II at Bristol High School.

Dr. Young

Program Coordinator, Fine Arts & Electives

This is my 4th year working for the TVLA program.  In addition to TVLA, this is my 7th year as a Curriculum Supervisor at the Trumbull County ESC. Prior to that I was a teacher at Warren City Schools for 12 years. I earned my Doctorate Degree from Walden University in Education in 2011. I earned my Master’s degree in Secondary Education from YSU in 2004.

Technical Support:  1-844-638-3533
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM – 11:59 PM  

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Contact Information
Dr. William Young
Curriculum & Instruction Supervisor
TVLA Coordinator 
330-505-2800 ext. 151

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