Vancouver Public School’s digital transformation.

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Design II showcase, Design II strategic plan, weLearn1:1|Tags: |

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and [...]

Sep 2018

Program provides students online access to Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

September 10th, 2018|Categories: weLearn1:1|

Connect FVRL, a partnership with Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, provides digital access to eBooks and resources for students in Vancouver Public Schools for reading and research.  Students in grades nine through 12 at [...]

May 2018

Washington State Adopts Educational Technology Standards

May 24th, 2018|Categories: VPS in the news, weLearn1:1|Tags: |

Superintendent Chris Reykdal signed new K-12 learning standards that launch Washington classrooms into the digital age. OLYMPIA—May 18, 2018—Today’s students are “digital natives,” and need to be prepared to thrive in the ever-growing technology-powered world. [...]

Nov 2017

Tell us your thoughts!

November 13th, 2017|Categories: weLearn1:1|

Please take a few minutes to answer a short four-question survey about the one-to-one program, which provides students in third through 12th grades with an iPad or laptop computer.

Mar 2016

March 2016 Employee Excellence Awards

March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the March 2016 recognition. They were honored at the March 22 school board meeting.

Dec 2015

VPS featured in U.S. Department of Education professional learning videos

December 14th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Staff, Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , |

Vancouver Public Schools is one of eight Future Ready districts featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nov 2015

STEM school lands national award for Vancouver Public Schools

November 1st, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Programs of Choice, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS achievements, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , |

Vancouver Public Schools is one of 30 districts nationwide and one of just three Washington districts to receive District Administration magazine’s District of Distinction award.

Oct 2015

Learning in a digital world

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.

Jul 2015

Student engagement at iTech Prep earns state award

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Partnerships, Programs of Choice, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , |

Vancouver iTech Preparatory has received the Washington State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Student Engagement Award for 2015.

Jun 2015

National educational spotlight shines on Vancouver Public Schools

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

May 2015

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

May 18th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

May 2015

Vancouver Public Schools announces administrative changes for 2015-16

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. At the district administrative office, Travis Campbell has been hired as [...]

Apr 2015

Instructional technology facilitator named 2015 ESD 112 Classified Employee

April 27th, 2015|Categories: Staff, VPS achievements, weLearn1:1|

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 [...]

Apr 2015

Vancouver Hosts National Educator Visit [VIDEO]

April 25th, 2015|Categories: Videos, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , |

Top educators from across the nation visited Vancouver Public Schools from April 19-21, during the spring meeting of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools. The focus of the visit was implementing digital tools in [...]

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