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National educational spotlight shines on Vancouver Public Schools

In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured conversations with Vancouver Public Schools leaders and opportunities to see firsthand evidence of student engagement and teacher empowerment stemming from [...]

U.S. Department of Education selects Vancouver Public Schools to tell digital transformation story

Discovery Middle School teacher Patrick Mahaney is interviewed for the U.S. Department of Education video project. "I am writing to inform you that the U.S. Department of Education selected your district to serve as one of nine district finalists who will highlight the role leaders play in leveraging technology to create transformational [...]

Teacher librarians: Mavens in a digital age

Original source: School Administrator, May 2015 As many school districts across the country have slashed library programs, Vancouver Public Schools has written a different narrative, giving its school librarians re-imagined roles. In this cover story, Superintendent Steve Webb and Director of Instructional Technology and Library Services Mark Ray explain how teacher librarians are leading the digital [...]

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Instructional technology facilitator named 2015 ESD 112 Classified Employee

Eddie Sawyer has been selected the 2015 Classified School Employee of the Year for the Educational Service District 112 region. The award is given by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and recognizes an outstanding classified school employee in each ESD region of the state. Sawyer received the award based on points acquired [...]