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by ConVal School Board Member Rich Cahoon

Over the past decade, there have been many efforts to study the configuration of ConVal schools, and to recommend alternative models that would be educationally appropriate and financially sustainable. In addition to the not fewer than six potential models considered in the past year,

by ConVal School Board Member Janine Lesser

On March 12th, voters in the nine communities of the ConVal School District will vote on a warrant with several important articles. The nine communities are justly proud of the education that they have been able to provide for families who live in the ConVal district.

Many residents of the ConVal School District have a solid understanding of the school budget process and have kept up with the changes that were implemented during the past few years regarding the ConVal budget.

But the ConVal School Board also recognizes that there are residents who are new to the district and want to gain a better understanding of how the annual district budget is proposed and finalized before it comes before the voters for annual approval.

Every March, all voters in the district are provided with the opportunity to vote on the budget for the following school year.

In addition, there are some items that frequently appear and require voter approval, including acceptance of the auditor reports, appropriation of funds for the various district trust funds, and School Board member salaries.

Upcoming Events

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March Tuesday
Policy Committee Mtg. @ SAU
6:00 pm
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March Tuesday
School Board Mtg. @ SAU
7:00 pm
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March Thursday
Budget & Property Committee Mtg. @ SAU
5:30 pm
14
March Thursday
Communication Committee Mtg. @ SAU
7:00 pm
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March Monday
Education Committee Mtg. @ SAU
5:30 pm
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March Tuesday
Policy Committee Mtg. @ SAU
6:00 pm

2018-2019 School Board Goals

  1. Develop and communicate a warrant article that proposes a long-term, sustainable organizational structure for the ConVal School District.
  2. Adopt, publish, and implement a comprehensive Board communications plan.
  3. Examine and support the equitable distribution of resources at ConVal High School.
  4. Review the implications of universally available pre-school within the ConVal School District.
  5. Continue to support the enhancement and growth of business and community partnerships that result in high-value education and post-graduate career pathways.