A Global Learning Community

The Hybrid Learning Consortium is a collective of independent schools around the world developing and teaching online courses for middle and upper school students.

The mission of HLC is to bring together schools, teachers and students from around the world to provide best practices of diverse, in-depth learning opportunities, to achieve rigor and excellence through innovative means and to encourage students to develop solutions to problems facing local and global communities through collaboration wider than a single institution can support.

Partnership FAQs


  • provide requested additional courses if five-student minimum enrollment is available
  • early registration and priority enrollment to partner school students
  • support and management of the online student registration system
  • limit enrollment to a maximum of 17 students per section


  • instructor participation preference for partner school teachers when staffing and developing course offerings
  • compensation for teachers provided by HLC
  • professional development and ongoing educational support

Professional Development

  • 2-day campus launch to meet with faculty, administration and technology staff.
  • Subsequent visits travel covered by consortium partner; working/training professional development hours provided without additional cost
  • HLC Symposium, 3 days of presentations and breakout sessions and a roundtable for consortium planning
  • mentoring and peer groups for new and returning faculty
  • free registration for monthly webinar series to faculty at HLC partner schools
  • discounted registration for professional development courses to faculty at HLC partner schools 


  • provide technology support with Learning Management System and individual teaching applications or software, partnered with outside vendors
  • provide management of shared HLC website to provide communication with constituents
  • provide integrated training and support with technology needed for teaching


  • printed materials for school community members
  • presentations at national conferences and symposia, with opportunity for partner school teachers to co-present

Consortium Members will:

  • provide reciprocal credit to their students for HLC courses
  • develop a minimum of one course from a partner institution teacher for course catalog 
  • designate a campus liaison for direct communication


Hybrid Learning Consortium
11511 State Line Road
Kansas City, M0 64114