Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
Faith & Service

Virtus

All employees and volunteers at Christopher Columbus High School are required to:
  • Attend Protecting God’s Children, the Virtus child safety training program.
  • Provide Christopher Columbus with proper documentation of attendance at Protecting God’s Children.
Complete the required monthly Training Bulletins via VirtusOnline.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR NEW EMPLOYEES & VOLUNTEERS

List of 4 items.

  • IF YOU PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED A VIRTUS SESSION

    1. Email your Virtus Certificate of Completion in PDF format to tlong@columbushs.com
    2. In the email please state your function at CCHS (e.g. faculty, secretary, maintenance staff, part-time coach, etc.).
  • REGISTERING FOR A VIRTUS SESSION

    1. Go to: virtusonline.org
    2. On the right (green sidebar): Click: Registration
    3. Click: Begin the Registration Process
    4. Select Your Organization:
    Miami Independent Religious Sponsored Schools
    DO NOT SELECT: Archdiocese of Miami
    1. Create user ID and Password (remember this information).
    2. Select location where you work/volunteer/worship:
    Christopher Columbus           
    1. You will be given options for training sessions: Select your session (live or online).
      • If you select to attend online, click on the green circle to begin the Online Training.  Upon completion, the last screen will allow you to print a certificate, and you will always have the ability to log back into your account and access the certificate.
      • If you select to attend a live session, complete registration, and attend where and when indicated.  
         8.  If you have questions about or need help with the registration
         process, contact the VIRTUS Help Desk at 1-888-847-8870. 
     
         9.  Email to tlong@columbushs.com
      • Your name
      • Your role at CCHS 
      • The date and location of the Virtus session for which you registered (or the date you completed online training.)
    1. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND A SESSION OUTSIDE OF COLUMBUS, BELEN OR CHAMINADE-MADONNA

      1. Go to: Registration Instructions Archdiocese of Miami   
      1. Register for session.
      2. Email to tlong@columbushs.com
        1. Your name
        2. Your role at CCHS
        3. The date and location of the Virtus session for which you registered
      3. Attend session.
      4. After the session: Email your Virtus Certificate of Completion in PDF format to tlong@columbushs.com
    2. TO OBTAIN YOUR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION IN PDF FORMAT

      1. Login to your Virtus Online account.
      2. Click: “Training” (tab upper left)
      3. Click: “Live Training” (green sidebar, left)
      4. Under “Protecting God’s Children for Adults” click: “Print Certificate”
      5. Certificate opens in PDF format. Save and attach to email.

    continuing education requirement

    You will receive monthly bulletins from Virtus at the email address you provided when you registered.  As a condition of employment, you are required to log in to your VirtusOnline account, read these bulletins and answer the question(s) at the end.

    Contact:

    List of 1 members.

    • Photo of Brother Tom Long

      Brother Tom Long 

      Campus Ministry / Junior Year / Virtus Coordinator
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    VIRTUS SESSIONS

    Protecting God’s children

    8/11/2021  6:30 PM
    Christopher Columbus (via Zoom)
     
    9/1/2021  4:00 PM
    Chaminade-Madonna
     
    9/23/2021  6:00 PM
    Belen Jesuit (via Zoom)

    *NOTE: The most current information about upcoming training sessions is always found at virtusonline.org

    Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
    Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

    Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.