CVLC Ad Hoc Committee Community Forum #2 - Wednesday, July 27, 6:00PM
The Conejo Valley Learning Center (CVLC) Ad Hoc Committee's second Community Forum is this Wednesday, July 27 at 6:00PM in the multipurpose room of Glendwood Elementary School (1135 Windsor Drive., 91360). The agenda for the Committee Community Forum #2 can be viewed here. For information on the CVLC and Ad Hoc Committee - visit the CVLC webpage.
New Executive Director, Facilities, Maintenance and Operations Announced
Conejo Valley Unified School District is pleased to announce Pavan Bhatia has accepted the position of Executive Director, Facilities, Maintenance and Operations with an anticipated start date of Monday, July 25. As a local resident with children who graduated from Westlake High School, she is vested in the success of CVUSD and creating facilities that optimize the district's school site and office environments. Pavan brings a great breadth of experience with over a decade in public schools strategic facilities management, design and master planning. In her most recent position as the Director of Facilities for Oxnard Elementary School District, Pavan oversaw both the Facilities and Maintenance & Operations Departments. As a Facilities Development Manager with LAUSD for nearly a decade, Pavan was a lead master planner for multiple bond projects for facilities development and modernization, having worked on 800 schools at 586 campuses. Pavan earned a Master’s Degree in Advanced Management-Real Estate Development from Harvard University. Welcome Pavan!
CVUSD Child Care's Summer Campers Have Science Fun
On Wednesday, July 13, more than 25 EARTHS Magnet Child Care summer campers learned the ins and outs of basic chemistry principles thanks to engaging science experiments from Rob West of Sub Zero. Liquid nitrogen was used to explain basic chemistry principles in several demonstrations - including the culminating event - liquid nitrogen made ice cream! All children and staff in attendance enjoyed an ice cream sundae of their making.
New for 2016-2017: Century Academy Expands to 8th Grade
Century Academy, a prestigious and personalized online-blended high school that mixes periodic face-to-face instruction with online learning, is now enrolling 8th grade students. Century Academy, which served 90 students in grades 9-12 during the 2015-2016 school year provides individualized, customized curriculum that offers students balance and flexibility to pursue other interests, passions and extra-curricular activities. Century Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year.
CVUSD Now Accepting Students for New K-6 Independent Home Study Program
Conejo Valley Unified School District is opening a new chapter of learning opportunities for students with the launch of its K-6 Independent Home Study Program. The decision to launch the K-6 Independent Home Study Program, located on the campus of Lang Ranch Elementary School, stems from CVUSD's, Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) - Greenprint for Success - Goal #1 which is to, "Enhance the culture and conditions that optimize learning for all students." The K-6 Independent Home Study Program provides students a personalized and flexible home-based learning experience.
Board of Education Approves 2016-2017 LCAP - Greenprint for Success
The 2016-2017 Local Control and Accountability Plan, CVUSD's Greenprint for Success, outlines the district's strategy for being a choice destination for education. The LCAP includes three goals which were developed through engagement with more than 10,000 community stakeholders via surveys, community forums, focus groups and one-on-one meetings. Each goal addresses California state education priorities and has expected measurable outcomes that will positively impact and enrich the learning experiences of all students served by CVUSD.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Westlake & Thousand Oaks High Schools Among Best in Nation
Each year U.S. News & World Report releases a ranking recognizing the best schools in the nation and by state. Westlake High School and Thousand Oaks High School have been ranked among the best in the nation and in the state of California for 2016.
Five CVUSD Schools Win Gold Ribbon Award
We are proud to announce Acacia Elementary, Conejo Elementary, Glenwood Elementary, Ladera Elementary and Maple Elementary are recipients of the 2016 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award. These schools were selected based on a model program their school has adopted that includes standards-based activities, projects, strategies and practices that can be replicated by other local educational agencies.
We are proud to announce Acacia Elementary, Conejo Elementary, Glenwood Elementary, Ladera Elementary and Maple Elementary schools are recipients of the 2016 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award. These schools were selected based on a model program their school has adopted that includes standards-based activities, projects, strategies and practices that can be replicated by other local educational agencies.
Nearly 6,000 elementary schools were eligible to apply for the award this year with 772 elementary schools statewide awarded the recognition.
Thousand Oaks ACORN Selected Two from CVUSD for Top 10 of 2015
The January 14, 2016, Thousand Oaks Acorn announced their choice of the “Top 10 of 2015.” As the Acorn explains, these are people who took a chance to make a difference in our community. We wish to congratulate and thank them for their contributions for making the Conejo Valley the great place it is to live, work, attend school, and play! We would also like to applaud two of CVUSD’s very own, Ana Alvarez, Parent Outreach Coordinator, and Dr. Ann Bonitatibus, Superintendent, who each earned a spot on that list!
Enrollment for Kindergarten and All Grade Levels begins February 1, 2016.
Parents may pick up packets at their home school beginning January 25. Read more