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Assessment, Curriculum, & Instruction

OVERVIEW The Department of Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction supports the district-wide development of rigorous, relevant curriculum and supports the implementation of best instructional practices to sustain high student achievement.  We believe that today’s students must be prepared to thrive in a constantly evolving landscape. If every child is to know that their future is possible,
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Athletics, Activities, & Fine Arts

Athletics, Activities, & Fine Arts are all important parts of the St. Vrain Valley School District educational programming. All these programs present excellent opportunities to experience and develop democratic cooperation, as well as form lasting friendships and memories.
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The communications team focuses on advancing community engagement and connectivity, while promoting strong, impact-driven stories about our students and schools. Areas of oversight include district spokesperson and media relations, strategic messaging, press releases and editorial, branding and creative management, print and electronic publications, district website development and administration, community engagement and events, emergency communications, and Colorado Open Records requests.
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Community Schools

OVERVIEW St. Vrain Valley School District Community Schools is a dynamic, thriving, and vital partner in achieving the mission and vision of the school district. Our primary goal is provide opportunities to enrich the lives of children and families in safe, quality, affordable care and enrichment experiences that enhance academic, social-emotional development, and allow children
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Early Childhood

Overview The St. Vrain Valley School District recognizes the importance of a quality early childhood experience. The District provides preschool programs at all elementary schools and some community sites. The preschool program is family focused and the standards-based curriculum promotes learning through play and discovery. One of the main goals of the preschool program is
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Financial Services

Financial Services Financial Services continuously strives to improve the quality of financial services to all internal and external customers through timely communication, accurate financial data and effective use of resources. Our focus is to maximize the efficient use of District assets towards improving student achievement and well-being. Financial Services is responsible for the following financial
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Human Resources

Human Resources

St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the largest employers in the region with approximately 4,500 employees. The District provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages including health insurance and retirement benefits to full-time employees and many part-time employees.
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District Library and Media Services

STAFF- If you are an SVVSD employee and need access to the DLMS Staff Library Website click HERE DLMS Staff: Norm BirtDistrict [email protected] Jennifer LyonCurriculum and Materials [email protected] Helen RobbinsDistrict Instructional [email protected] Holly ZillingDLMS and K12 ELA Administrative [email protected] DLMS Mission Statement: At DLMS our goal is to support all school libraries so that students
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Operations District Operations manages educational work environments and creates the best learning environments for impacting student achievement. We do this by involving, and supporting accountability to, all stakeholders. We build working partnerships with consideration of diverse influence. We improve the well being of students and staff in a timely, high quality, and fiscally responsible manner.
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Priority Programs

Priority Programs

OVERVIEW The Priority Programs Department supports St. Vrain Valley Schools to ensure educational equity and academic achievement for all students. Through the Office of English Language Acquisition, Priority Programs staff support culturally and linguistically diverse students through ELL and biliteracy programming, supplemental school funding through Title III, and ongoing professional development for teachers and administrators.
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Professional Development

Office of Professional Development The Office of Professional Development provides ongoing support for all licensed, administrative, and classified personnel.  Our goal is to build the capacity of all district employees through staff development that improves the learning of all the children we serve.  The department also coordinates the induction program for personnel new to the
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Records Management

Overview Archiving, managing, and storing historical records is the responsibility of the Records Management Department. Additionally, the department submits required information to the Colorado Department of Education. This includes staff and student count information. Contact this office to: Retrieve records such as transcripts or other information found in a student’s cumulative folderGather demographic information regarding
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Safety & Security

Safety & Security The Office of Safety and Security is responsible for ensuring the safety of all students, staff, and visitors to any St. Vrain Valley School. Our mission is to enhance the educational environment, ensuring each and every student has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential for academic achievement and success.
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Special Education

Special Education Special education has been a federally mandated program to serve educationally disabled children, ages 3 to 21, since passage of Public Law 94-142, also known as the Equal Education for the Handicapped Act in 1975, and preauthorized and re-titled in 1990 as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). As a result of this
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Student Services

The Student Services Department exists to provide support to ALL students who need additional assistance. The Department’s goal is to remove barriers that impede students and families from being successful. We strive to promote high standards of learning and student well-being (in the arenas of academic interventions, health, wellness, and social-emotional learning) in partnership with parents, guardians and the community in the St. Vrain Valley School District.
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District Technology Services District Technology Services (DTS) provides a wide variety of information technology services to the District’s students and staff. Our goal is to enhance education by providing world-class technology access, support and leadership. Mantra: Enriching EducationValues: Communication, Service, and Teamwork
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