P-TEACH Grads Return to Classroom as Apprentice Teachers

Just three months after finishing high school, some recent graduates are back in St. Vrain classrooms. Eight members of the inaugural class of the Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program are working as apprentice teachers at Mountain View Elementary and Timberline PK-8. Apprentices are paraprofessional educators, who, under the direction of a classroom teacher, work to support student learning through a wide range of planning, instruction, and clerical duties.
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Pathways to Teaching program graduates 29 future educators

Three years ago, St. Vrain Valley Schools set out to inspire Colorado’s next generation of educators. Through a customized pathway program, students can pursue teaching careers in high school by getting a head start on their post-secondary education. The Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program offers aspiring young teachers the opportunity to earn college credits through
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Harvard Brings Professional Development to Teachers in St. Vrain

This summer 34 St. Vrain elementary through high school math teachers attended a four day Mathematical Quality of Instruction Training. (MQI) Developed by Harvard University Center for Education Policy Research, the MQI is a Common Core-aligned observational rubric that provides a framework for analyzing mathematics instruction. “The MQI helps us determine if the teacher or
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Catch some Vrain Waves: Redefining how Educators are Informed, Inspired and Connected

As parents prepare to send their children off to school they usually share inspiring words of wisdom. From have a good day, to be a good friend to learn something new today – parents try and set the stage for a good day at school. Learn something new today – By nature teachers are curious
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