Mr. Boele Terpstra Sums Up His Year at ASV

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With only six days to end the academic year, the Athletic Department prepares to say goodbye to Mr. Boele Terpstra, the student-teacher who has been developing a professional experience at ASV as part of his Bachelor Degree in Physical Education at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Mr. Terpstra arrived in September 2021, and after […]

Professional Development Day

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ASV faculty and staff participated in a day of Professional Development, “an opportunity for everyone to learn and grow as educators” on Friday, October 8, 2021. Participants followed sessions according to their sections and roles within the school. Those included workshops on standards-based grading, Kinder-Grade 2 phonics, and handwriting, curriculum planning, use of technology, data-supported […]

September 2021 Staff Work Week

Faculty and staff participated in two annual events aimed to plan and prepare for the new academic year. For educators joining our school for the first time, ASV had the New Staff Orientation led by Ms. Amanda Bird (Curriculum Coordinator) and Ms. BethAnn Kornobis (K-8 Literacy Coach) from August 23 to 31, 2021. This event combines general workshops […]

Staff Development Workshops on Understanding by Design

After the All Saints Day holiday (November 1) the ASV faculty attended a professional development workshop on curriculum planning and curriculum design using the Understanding by Design framework. The workshop comprised a first session on Friday for all teachers and assistants and a second session on Saturday for a number of curricular team leaders and […]