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With apprenticeships seen as key to post-pandemic economic recovery, local partners invest in future talent

With apprenticeships seen as key to post-pandemic economic recovery, local partners invest in future talent

To harness the power of apprenticeships, the state labor department has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, state and local agencies and workforce organizations to create more than 200 registered apprenticeship programs across the state and engage over 6,000 apprentices, according to the website. One such local partner is St. Vrain Valley School District.
Quick reference for helping parents track positive COVID-19 cases in SVVSD

Quick reference for helping parents track positive COVID-19 cases in SVVSD

A weekday update of cases reported on the district's online dashboard, which now includes quarantine numbers by school.
Colorado’s quarantine quandary: COVID closure policies are under scrutiny as cases rise, districts go remote

Colorado’s quarantine quandary: COVID closure policies are under scrutiny as cases rise, districts go remote

State quarantine rules have been the price students, parents, and teachers paid to hold school in person. Now, as a growing number of school districts move to fully remote learning many superintendents are pointing to widespread quarantines and associated staffing shortages as key factors.
Polis establishes ‘back-to-school task force’ to help Colorado districts offer in-person learning

Polis establishes ‘back-to-school task force’ to help Colorado districts offer in-person learning

The task force will meet for the first time Wednesday. Gov. Jared Polis said it will work with parents, educators, school board members and public health officials to look at protocols and “examples of what works.”
2021-2022 SVVSD open enrollment begins next week

2021-2022 SVVSD open enrollment begins next week

Families can open enroll in the school of their choice online this year.
From kitchens to curbside: Feeding Longmont’s children

From kitchens to curbside: Feeding Longmont’s children

SVVSD served over a million meals since the beginning of the pandemic.
Students to return to online learning after Thanksgiving

Students to return to online learning after Thanksgiving

The rising number of positive COVID-19 cases makes daily school operations hard to maintain.
Excellence and representation: For SVVSD’s 2020 teacher of the year, it’s all about teaching by example

Excellence and representation: For SVVSD’s 2020 teacher of the year, it’s all about teaching by example

Janette Rivera Gonzales shows “relentless love, care, intentionality and creativity”
Excelencia y representación: Para la maestra del año 2020 de SVVSD, se trata de enseñar con el ejemplo

Excelencia y representación: Para la maestra del año 2020 de SVVSD, se trata de enseñar con el ejemplo

Janette Rivera Gonzales demuestra un “incesante amor, cuidado, intencionalidad y creatividad”
SVVSD COVID parent advisory committee will start meeting next month

SVVSD COVID parent advisory committee will start meeting next month

SVVSD has invited each school to nominate two parents to join the Parent Coronavirus Update and Advisory Committee. While some schools are still identifying their representatives, 80 parents are registered.