Category Archives: Conferences & Events

Great Futures Colorado Summit

GSV Leadership attended the Great Futures Colorado annual Summit on Education. Alongside a crowd of 250 students, teachers, principals, parents, and invested community members from all over the state of Colorado, we heard the request to continue to engage in … Continue reading

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GSV Attends Conference

The GSV board was honored to receive scholarships to attend The Colorado Education Initiative’s (formerly know as the Legacy Foundation) 6th Annual Legacy Luncheon on April 17th in Denver to celebrate the CEI’s work in innovation in public schools.  We … Continue reading

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StemCOMM Conference

The GSV board and spouses had the honor to attend the St. Vrain Valley School District STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) COMM 2013 Conference.  Attendees included SVVSD teachers, staff, & administrators, sponsors and representatives from partners including; AT&T, City … Continue reading

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GSV Speaks at SVVSD Student Leadership Meetings

GSV was invited to speak at the Student Advisory Council winter meetings to discuss our 3A mill levy involvement with student leaders from Frederick, Erie, Longmont, Lyons, Mead, Niwot, Olde Columbine, Silver Creek and Skyline high schools.  Our goal was … Continue reading

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GSV Presents at the Colorado Association of School Boards Conference

In November GSV Board members were invited to present at the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) annual convention in Colorado Springs. We were invited by John Poynton, SVVSD Communications Director, to be part of a panel discussion about public … Continue reading

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TBD Colorado

With help from thousands of grassroots supporters, St. Vrain municipalities, local businesses, community groups and stakeholders, our district recently passed a mill levy override that will partially back fill the $20M in education funding cuts made by the state over … Continue reading

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GSV Attends COSPRA Event

The Colorado School Public Relations Association (COSPRA) had its annual conference in November and GSV leaders participated in important discussions around effective communication.  COSPRA advocates for effective public relations practices that support student achievement and works to create an atmosphere … Continue reading

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GSV Invited as Guest Speakers at Statewide Education Conference

Grassroots St. Vrain had the pleasure of presenting a work session on Community Organizing and Training at the Great Futures Statewide Education Action Conference on April 27.  Laura McDonald, GSV President, presented to education leaders and stakeholders from across the … Continue reading

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GSV Participates in Longmont City Council Retreat

On April 20 and 21, the Longmont City Council held their 2-day annual retreat.  Council members and subject matter experts discussed important issues facing Longmont – including education.  GSV Communications Director, Paula Peairs, provided an overview of GSV to City … Continue reading

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State of the District Meeting

Grassroots St. Vrain presents an educational forum on CO state funding, potential budget cuts, district updates, and how all of this affects your children State of the District Meeting Monday, May 7th, 6:30pm Heritage Middle School Will there be more … Continue reading

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