May 22, 2018

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Welcome to the blogsite for the River Valleys School District Board.


When is the next meeting?
SUMMER SCHEDULE!
wcsu.media@windhamcentral.orgMonday June 25
7pm
Dover Elementary School 
- click here for directions.


Who should attend this meeting?
Taxpayers in both towns; concerned citizens; parents of children currently enrolled in both schools; parents who will have children entering the school system in 2019; home-school parents who want to learn more about future opportunities in education in Dover and Wardsboro; members of the education community, teachers and staff.
Statement from the Chair, Rich Werner of Dover
"The Board is looking for public participation -- parents, tax payers, residents, voters, and others -- as we move forward and start to set the vision and guiding principles for the River Valleys Unified School District in the next few months, as well as in late spring or early summer when we start to discuss specific policies and procedures around transportation, educational opportunities, which building students will attend and the overall educational policies of the River Valleys Unified School District. If anyone cannot attend the meetings, public comments and questions sent by email or from the links on the Board's webpages are always greatly appreciated." 

CLICK HERE for more upcoming meeting dates.
The Board meets twice monthly. Here is the general schedule:

On the following posts and pages you will find information and links related to the work of the new Board for the unified school district.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the new unified school district
  • a link to send your own questions -- the Board welcomes your questions and suggestions!
  • notices of the next meeting - agendas, time, date, and place
  • notices of changes to meetings dates (snow dates)
  • links to the minutes of the Board meetings
  • links to the BCTV videos of the Board meetings
  • updates, notices, and ongoing activities of the Board
  • information about the RVSD Board members
  • information about the Act 46 Agreement between Dover & Wardsboro
And many more details as they come into focus.

Our Mission Statement   /  Our Vision Statement

QUICK LINKS
To reach the Windham Central Supervisory Union Office WCSU - click here 
To reach the Dover Elementary School - click here
To reach the Wardsboro Elementary School - click here

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Goals & Measures 5/21/2018

Approved Goals and Measures

At the RVUSD Board Meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018, the members voted on and approved these Goals and Measures which the WCSU superintendent and staff are using to shape the new unified school district for Dover and Wardsboro. The new unified school district takes effect on July 1, 2019 for the School Year 2019/20.  (PRINTABLE VERSION - 1 page PDF file)

M = Measure

1. All Students demonstrate proficiency and growth
M - Local Comprehensive Assessment System results (EQS )
M - SBAC assessments (grades 3-9) (VT Accountability Plan)
M - NGSS assessments (grades 4, 8, 11) (VT Accountability Plan)
M - FitnessGram assessments (VT Accountability Plan)
M - Educational Quality Reviews (Snapshots, IFR, CIPs, Equity Index)
           
2. A budget that voters support and approve, justifiable to citizens, and in line to previous budgets supported by communities.
MBudget Passes
MBudget is “in line” or near previous budgets from separate districts
MBoard is prepared to explain budget to citizens



3. Families are involved
M  - Attendance at school functions, parent/teacher conferences
M  - Volunteering
M  - Parent Survey results
M  - Home School Compact

4. Board provides updated and easily accessible  information in a variety of multi-media outlets to the community
M  - Website hit counts
M  - BCTV viewing data
M  - Regular email correspondence
M  - Newsletters and Bucketville News
M  - Presence at Community Events

5. Personalized Learning Plan for Every Student
M  -By October of 2020, 5 and 6th graders will have PLP's
M  - By October of 2020, 5 and 6th graders will have student led conferences