In honor of National Inclusive Schools Week, which Conejo Valley Unified School District celebrated from December 6th to December 10th, the District put out a call to the CVUSD community to shine a light on our Inclusion Heroes. Inclusion Heroes are CVUSD teachers, staff members, and administrators who go above and beyond to create a community of inclusivity, kindness, and respect to enhance the learning for ALL students. Inclusion Heroes have a passion for ensuring all students have access and opportunity - and who turn this passion into action by modeling inclusivity in their day to day work.
More than 70 nominations of incredible, dedicated professionals were submitted, and we are proud to recognize the following five individuals as our 2021 Inclusion Heroes...
The week of December 6-10, 2021 is National Inclusive Schools Week. All year through, but especially this week, CVUSD celebrates our commitment to providing supportive and quality education to ALL students. We recognize each child is unique and when differences are celebrated, a community of inclusivity, kindness and respect results, which enhances learning for all.
CDE is pleased to share that starting December 1, myON digital library and news articles can be accessed for FREE by all pre-K to grade 12 students in California for two months. All books downloaded during this time are able to be kept and accessed afterwards. As part of State Superintendent Tony Thurmond's literacy initiative, the CDE has partnered with Renaissance Learning to ensure that every California student can access thousands of reading resources from 12/1/21 to 2/28/22 *new date.
In honor of National Inclusive Schools Week (December 6-10), Conejo Valley Unified School District would like to recognize five Inclusion Heroes at the December 14, 2021 Board of Education meeting. An Inclusion Hero is an individual who has a passion for ensuring all students have access and opportunity - and who turns this passion into action by modeling inclusivity in their day to day work. Nominate a teacher, staff member or administrator in recognition of their dedication to creating a community of inclusivity, kindness, and respect, which enhances learning for ALL students by completing the online nomination form by Friday, December 3, 2021 at 5pm.
Jonathan Gillette is a leader inside and outside of the classroom. An educator with the Conejo Valley Unified School District for more than seven years, Mr. Gillette is formerly an instructor of Century Academy and he is in his first year as a Visual Applied Technology teacher of courses including Computer Programming and Math at Westlake High School. He also teaches OASIS (organized academic support in school) for students that need extra academic support. Mr. Gillette works hard to meet the needs of all of his students, and the CVUSD and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce are proud to recognize him as the CVUSD November 2021 Teacher of the Month!