Application is for the 2021-22 school year
The board interviewed three candidates and voted unanimously for Zavala-Ortega.
During a March 16 executive session, the board reviewed the applications submitted for the open position.
The appointment to position 2 is temporary until November 2021, when it will be open for election.
Superintendents Mike Merlino, Evergreen, and Steve Webb, Vancouver, are urging health officials and Gov. Jay Inslee to re-prioritize vaccinations for educators.
The district’s graduation rates have demonstrated an upward trend in recent years.
The resolution outlines features of the board's commitment to the districtwide equity initiative.
You can help choose a new mascot for Columbia River. Deadline is Oct. 31.
Two resolutions were approved on Sept. 8 authorizing temporary layoffs/furloughs or a partial reduction of work hours.
Vancouver Public Schools and the Vancouver Education Association have agreed to a memorandum of understanding that addresses the terms of employment and delivery of educational services.
The superintendent will have served in his current role for 14 years.
The application period is Aug. 6 through 14.
New board member will be sworn in at the July 14 board meeting.
The board of directors will interview candidates on June 29 and 30. The public is invited to watch via Zoom.
Learn more about an equity initiative launch for the 2020-21 school year.
The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors seeking interested applicants to fill director position.
This is the second year of recognition for music education.
Seven Vancouver schools are among 24 honored schools from Southwest Washington and 391 statewide.
The following changes in administration will take place in August for the 2020-21 school year. All personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. Darci Fronk, principal at Alki Middle School, will [...]
District employees are working directly with Clark County Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health to monitor the evolving situation.
The district will be recognized for providing academic and non-academic support to all students, improving graduation rates and closing opportunity gaps.
Vancouver Public Schools is reaching out to staff and community members for input and guidance as part of its response to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office investigation of disproportionate discipline for special education, African [...]
VPS is taking steps to examine and refine its disciplinary policies and practices after a 2018-19 investigation by the Washington state attorney general’s office identified disproportionate outcomes.
Vancouver schools provide better educational opportunities, faster growth in learning.
The board of directors voted unanimously.
The application period has ended.
The district is asking for input from district families, staff and community members.
The following changes in administration will take place in August for the 2019-20 school year. These changes do not increase costs in the district’s administrative budget. Five central office administrative positions have been eliminated as [...]
Over the past few months, Vancouver Public Schools has projected a budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million in its 2019-20 budget. The latest preliminary recommendations add another $2.5 million in cuts that may be necessary [...]
VPS is the third recipient of the award, and the first recipient from Washington state.
On March 15, a confrontation between three students at a Vancouver Public Schools middle school basketball tournament escalated into a disturbance that involved approximately 50 students, leading to the response of more than 30 [...]
Vancouver Public Schools is preparing for a 2019-20 budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million. The projected shortfall is primarily due to major changes in the state’s funding system for K-12 schools, including the capped local [...]
Due to a weather-related closure on Feb. 5, the following schedule will be in effect for the last week of the 2018-19 school year.
Vancouver Public Schools is anticipating a decline in student enrollment for the 2019-20 school year that will further compound a projected budget shortfall. The district’s enrollment analysis is consistent with projections independently gathered periodically by [...]
Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the [...]
Vancouver Public Schools forecasts a budget shortfall for 2019-20 of at least $11.44 million. The shortfall is due to the state-legislated cap on local education and operation levies (ESSSB 6362) as well as a recent [...]