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by the Members of the ConVal School Board

Since the end of the 2019-2020 school year, the ConVal School Board has been working collaboratively with the district administration and a variety of committees made up of building administrators, staff, teachers, and community members to plan for the reopening of the District for 2020-2021.

by the Members of the ConVal School Board

The following video presentation is dedicated to all those in the ConVal community who, in the words of one ConVal School Board member, organized “the absolutely superb, professional, timely, and unflagging response of the entire ConVal team during this unprecedented challenge.”

“No words can express our pride and gratitude for all you were able to make happen for the children of ConVal in such trying times,”

by the Members of the ConVal School Board

In representing all in the ConVal School District, the ConVal School Board would like to express our sincerest appreciation to our parents, guardians, and students for your incredible patience and flexibility as we conclude the 2019-2020 school year.

We understand the enormous responsibility and challenges that Remote Learning placed on parents,

by ConVal School Board Member Kevin Pobst

Each May, as sunny days multiply and the end of the school year is just around the corner, sustaining students’ attention to schoolwork becomes more challenging.

A recent survey of ConVal parents and teachers reflects this annual phenomenon, but also shows that there is still a high level of student engagement with their remote learning activities – 80% of parents and teachers say that students are “engaged” to “highly engaged” with remote learning.

Upcoming Events

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July Tuesday
Budget & Property Committee Mtg. – Virtual Location
5:30 pm
14
July Tuesday
School Board Meeting – Virtual Location
6:30 pm
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July Tuesday
Policy Committee Meeting – Virtual Location
5:00 pm
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July Tuesday
School Board Meeting – Virtual Location
6:30 pm
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July Thursday
Selectmen’s Advisory Committee Meeting
7:00 pm

2019-2020 School Board Goals

  1. Review and modify ConVal’s present strategic plan by March 2020 in preparation for beginning “ConVal 2025” Strategic plan.
  2. Monitor, evaluate, and support continuous improvement related to equity between the two middle schools, and the mathematical program at the ConVal High School.
  3. Provide the resources necessary to implement the universal preschool program.
  4. Review the administration’s report on the implications of students graduating with multiple credentials including but not limited to an Associate Degree or workplace certification through community and educational partnerships and decide the next steps for the District by March 2020.
  5. Continue focus on a comprehensive board communication plan with additional emphasis on the development of a fiscally responsible district budget.