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St. Vrainnovation - Empowered Learning for a Strong Competitive Advantage

Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we are advancing public education for our community, state and nation. St. Vrain prepares students for their future by giving them a strong competitive advantage that will empower their success in a complex globalized economy. Learn more in the 2017-2018 edition of St. Vrainnovation Magazine, now available online.

Superintendent's Update - October 2017

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education. 

Information Regarding Inclement Weather Procedures

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. Communication throughout our community is essential to ensuring the ongoing safety of our community. Toward this end, we would like to share important inclement weather information so that your family can be prepared in the event severe weather results in the closure or delay of our schools. 

Benefits Open Enrollment Information

Benefits Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment (OE) is the one time each year when employees can enroll, drop or make benefit coverage changes without a qualifying life event. OE starts Monday, 11/6 and ends Friday, 11/17. (No late enrollments will be accepted.). Enrollment changes made during OE are effective 01/01/18.

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Biometric Health Screenings

If you are a benefits-eligible employee working at least 17½ hours per week (even if you aren’t currently enrolled in the district’s health plan), plan on joining us for an onsite biometric health screening this December. Biometric screenings can help identify if you’re at risk for diabetes, heart disease, hypertension or other chronic diseases. The screenings are district-paid through the employee wellness program and results are confidential.

Employee Onsite Flu Shot Clinics

The district’s final onsite flu shot clinic was held on Friday, October 13. Benefit-eligible employees should contact Dylan Radford at extension 57369 to request a voucher which can be redeemed for a free flu shot at North Vista Medical Center locations in Longmont, Frederick or Boulder no later than Thursday, November 30.  Flu shots are also covered on the district’s health plan options at no-cost as part of the preventive care benefit.

 

 

EFSVV Classroom grant applications due Sept. 15

The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley (EFSVV) is now accepting grant requests from teachers and schools for projects that enhance student learning within St. Vrain Valley Schools. Previous grants have been awarded to fund technology, learning tools, field trips, and curriculum enhancement materials.  

Community Discussion: State of St. Vrain Valley Schools & National Trends in Education

St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
 
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St. Vrain launches the start of the 2017-2018 school year, St.

New APT Evaluation

Last year the APT Meet and Confer Committee reviewed the APT Evaluation. The committee recommended rubric changes that aligned more closely with all employee groups.  Further discussion led to the committee developing a new evaluation tool that would be accessible through the internet and not Citrix.

What changes have been made to the APT Evaluation?

New Certified Evaluation

Last year the 1338 Committee reviewed the Certified Evaluation. The 1338 Committee revised the state evaluation and developed the new evaluation tool called the St. Vrain Rubric to align with Tier 1 instruction. Also, the St. Vrain rubric has the professional goals as a focal point in the evaluation.

The only groups that will continue to use the RANDA tool are SSPs, Counselors and Principals.   

What changes have been made to the Certified Evaluation?

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