Overview

Spend the day deepening your knowledge of district operations and celebrate the achievements of the students, teachers, staff and partners who have transformed St. Vrain Valley Schools into a national model for excellence in public education.

Sessions include information about technology and curriculum, student perspectives on education, school culture, finances and much more.

Childcare enrichment programming will be offered at Timberline PK-8 for St. Vrain students in preschool - fifth grade with parent/guardian program registration. Space is limited.

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Event Details:

Event space and childcare enrichment programming space is limited. Register today to secure your seat at St. Vrain Valley Schools' inaugural Day of Excellence event.

The Day's Agenda

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Skyline High Commons

  • Breakfast and Networking.
    Breakfast provided by St. Vrain's Department of Nutrition Services.

  • STEM Playground
    Join district STEM coordinators, educators and students for a hands-on experience with interactive technologies being used in classrooms that enhance creativity, problem solving and teamwork.
  • Fire Safety Training Demonstration
    The St. Vrain Operations Team invites you to experience a new fire safety training demonstration that will soon be rolled-out to teachers and staff in the school environment.

Timberline Pk-8

  • Parents who reserved a childcare/enrichment program spot can drop off their students beginning at 7:45 a.m.

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • Welcome and opening remarks
    Don Haddad, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • Bond Update
    Brian Lamer, Assistant Superintendent of Operations

Library

  • A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Student
    Hosted by Instructional and Learning Technology Staff, Teachers and Students

Classroom 142

  • Gifted and Talented Services
    Jennifer Mayer and Glenna Alexander, Gifted and Talented Coordinators

Classroom 146

  • Special Education Parent Forum (session goes until 11:05)
    Laura Hess, Executive Director of Special Education

Classroom 149

  • Planning for Growth
    Scott Toillion, Director of Planning

Band Room

  • Design-Thinking Challenge (session goes until 11:05)
    Becky Peters, Program Manager at the Innovation Center

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • School Safety
    Stacy Gahagen, Director of Security and Emergency Management

Library

  • A Day in the Life of a Middle School Student
    Hosted by Instructional and Learning Technology Staff, Teachers and Students

Classroom 142

  • Arts, Activities and Athletics
    Rob Berry, Executive Director of Arts, Activities and Athletics

Classroom 149

  • Transportation
    Lance Yoxsimer, Director of Transportation

Band Room

  • Design-Thinking Challenge (session begins at 9:25)
    Becky Peters, Program Manager at the Innovation Center

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • School Funding 101
    Grassroots St. Vrain

Library

  • A Day in the Life of a High School Student
    Hosted by Instructional and Learning Technology Staff, Teachers and Students

Classroom 142

  • Assessment and Data
    Kimberly Wiggins, Assessment Coordinator

Classroom 146

  • Student Services
    Bryan Krause, Executive Director of Student Services

Classroom 149

  • District Operations
    Brian Lamer, Assistant Superintendent of Operations

Band Room

  • Board of Education Listening Session
    Hosted by Board of Education members

Skyline High Commons

  • Lunch
    Provided by St. Vrain's Department of Nutrition Services
  • STEM Playground
    Join district STEM coordinators, educators and students for a hands-on experience with interactive technologies being used in classrooms that enhance creativity, problem solving and teamwork.
  • Fire Safety Training Demonstration
    The St. Vrain Operations Team invites you to experience a new fire safety training demonstration that will soon be rolled-out to teachers and staff in the school environment.

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • Student Perspectives: A Panel of Student Advisory Council Members
    Faciliated by Jackie Kapushion, Deputy Superintendent

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • School Culture
    Bryan Krause, Executive Director of Student Services

Library

  • Community Input Forum: Digital Communication
    Hosted by the District Web Strategy Committee

Classroom 142

  • Hiring and Retaining High-Quality Teachers and Staff
    Ella Padilla, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Classroom 146

  • District Financial Health
    Greg Fieth, Chief Financial Officer

Classroom 149

  • Professional Development to Accelerate Teacher Growth
    Diane Lauer, Assistant Superintendent of Priority Programs and Academic Support

Band Room

  • Innovation and 21st-Century Learning
    Patty Quinones, Assistant Superintendent of Innovation Programs

Vance Brand Auditorium

  • Panel of Elected Officials
    Facilitated by Brandon Shaffer, of Legal and Governmental Affairs, Community Outreach, and P-TECH

Event Location

Address:
600 E Mountain View Ave, Longmont, CO 80504

Questions?
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