The mission of the Franklin Central Supervisory Union is to provide each student with the skills to be an independent learner, a contributing member of the community, and a responsible citizen of the world.
Central Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
The Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) promotes high standards for teachers and in July released a video introduction to the Vermont Core Teaching Standards and InTASC Learning Progressions. The media piece introduces educators and the public to the new teaching standards and progressions that establish a coherent system of support for educators. The new standards identify what educators should know and be able to do to be effective in today’s schools. Specifically, the ten standards call for:
Personalized Learning for Diverse Learners
A Stronger Focus on Application [...]
Principal Joan Cavallo created an overview about St. Albans City School (SACS). This brochure reflects opportunities, questions and answers, and the achievements of SACS.
At the Vt. Principals Association Leadership Conference Georgie Andrews gave a speech and accepted the Assistant Principal’s award. Georgie also completed the student handbook that includes the policies, and that the detail of the policies can be found in the front lobby, by asking a teacher or administrator, or on the SACS website.
SACS won the Safe Routes to Schools Rookie of [...]
St. Albans Town Education Center has had a busy summer. Despite state trends, the student enrollment at SATEC remains stable, reporting 697 students on August 1, 2013 and 700 students on July 30, 2014.
SATEC’s first day of school will be held on Wednesday, August 27th for grades 1-8. Kindergarten orientation will be on Friday, August 29th, with the first full school day for them on Tuesday, September 2nd.
An open house for grades 5-8 will be held on, Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 pm. [...]
In his August report the the Board, Interim Director of Guidance Preston Randall highlighted that, based on the 170 AP exams where BFA students earned a passing score (3 or higher), 510 potential college credits have been earned. At UVB/Vs per credit tuition rate of $591, that is the equivalent of $301,410 in college tuition savings for BFA students through our AP program.
BFA’s Social Studies teacher Geoff Murray was recognized as Metro Baseball Coach of the Year for Division I schools in Northern Vermont. We are very proud of Geoff for this accomplishment and his dedication to our students both in the classroom and on the athletic field.
Fairfield Center School has been busy this summer planning for the new school year. Some highlights include:
• Re‐building the south side embankment to support fire safety/egress regulations, developing a gravel pathway from the school library outside exit to the edge of the school property line for students walking to the public library after school, installing new wood chips around the middle school swing set for safety, and completing the last of the asbestos abatement in the middle school classrooms and [...]
Exerpts from a document from the Vermont Department of Health:
In August, the Vermont Department of Health will work in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services (WS) to conduct an oral rabies vaccine (ORV) field project in counties in Vermont, including Franklin County. Cooperative programs to distribute ORV baits in Vermont have occurred since 1997 and these operations have been conducted annually in an effort to control the spread of rabiesin raccoons, foxes and coyote.
The Vermont ORV project [...]
A Visit to St. Albans City School
In this episode of Education – Join the Conversation, we focused on school wide technology integration. We talked with St. Albans City School teachers and students about the opportunities that digital learning creates.
Learn more about the Education – Join the Conversation television show.
Welcome New Central Office Staff
We welcome Jesse Byers as our new Curriculum Director. Jesse comes to us from Teach For America where she designed curriculum and facilitated learning experiences and professional learning communities in math and science. She also coordinated an IB program and the accompanying curriculum for grades 6-12. She lives right here in St. Albans.
We also welcome to Kathy Finck as our new Human Resources Director. Kathy is a veteran of Vermont Education, having been a Tech Director/Principal in Chittenden [...]
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Events on September 17, 2014
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