Valley School District No. Re-1
Valley School District No. Re-1
Pre-K through 12 Sterling is located in Logan County in the Northeastern corner of Colorado on Interstate 76 alongside the Platte River. Having the largest population, approximately 13,900, in Logan County and much of the surrounding area, Sterling offers shopping, restaurants, numerous parks, a recreation center, access to medical care and is located near North Sterling Reservoir. Sterling is approximately 1 1/2 hours from Denver International Airport and 2 hours from Denver and the front range (I-25 corridor). RE-1 Valley School District has two high schools, one middle school, one junior high school, three elementary schools and two preschools and serves approximately 2,200 students in the Sterling and Iliff/Crook areas, employing about 500 staff. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, RE-1 Valley School District will move to a 4-day school week curriculum. RE-1 Valley employs highly qualified, dedicated staff who believe our mission is to prepare all students for productive, successful lives beyond school through a balanced curriculum, activities, community experiences, global awareness, high expectations and interaction among students, parents and community. Visit the District website at www.re1valleyschools.org for more information including updated job postings and salary schedules.
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION The RE-1 Valley School District Board of Education’s philosophy of education: Our mission, vision and beliefs will be the focus of the Board of Education, the administration, the instructional and support staff of the District and the RE-1 Valley Community. OUR MISSION RE-1 Valley School District’s mission is “Preparing Each Student Today for Tomorrow.” OUR VISION RE-1 Valley School District’s vision creates a quality learning environment which provides: • respect and value for individual students • innovative and effective teaching, and instructional delivery methods to meet student needs • curriculum, programs and technology that prepare students for the 21st century skills of: • Critical Thinking – Think Deep, Think Differently • Collaboration – Work Together, Learn Together • Information Literacy - Untangle the Web • Invention – Create Solutions • Self Direction – Own Your Learning OUR BELIEFS To achieve the RE-1 Valley School District mission, we believe: • The staff, students, families and RE-1 Valley community must work in a cooperative and collaborative effort to provide a quality educational system. • Staff, students, families and the RE-1 Valley community have a shared responsibility to be involved in the development of moral standards, work ethics, values, and respect for all. • Each individual is entitled to respect and opportunities to experience success in a safe and developmentally appropriate environment. • Each student will be provided a safe learning environment with highly qualified staff. • Curriculum will provide the opportunity for each student’s academic growth based on District and state standards. The RE-1 Valley School District will be a place where the trust level encourages a climate of growth to meet new challenges.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer The Board of Education subscribes to the fullest extent to the principles of the dignity of all people and of their labors. It also recognizes that it is both culturally and educationally sound to have persons of diverse backgrounds on the District's staff. The RE-1 Valley School District is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate in its employment practices and policies with respect to hiring, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, disability or national origin.