Looking for a way to recognize an outstanding teacher in our district?

The District 112 Foundation Excellence in Education Awards Program (Teacher of the Year) celebrates innovative teachers in pursuit of the best possible public education for students in our district. Each year, we recognize these professionals by awarding them grants to support continued innovation in the classroom. Help honor and recognize these special individuals by sharing your nomination by March 25 for this year’s Excellence in Education Award.  Learn more... Continue reading Looking for a way to recognize an outstanding teacher in our district?

Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! – Feb. 24

Join us for a morning of free family fun to celebrate reading and the arts! Saturday, February 24 9 am to Noon Chanhassen High School This year’s event features Douglas Wood, author-illustrator and accomplished musician and composer. Wood has written more than 30 books with over 2.5 million in print. Old Turtle is a famed international classic, and his What Grown-Ups Can’t Do books are kid favorites and New York Time bestsellers. Douglas Wood signs and performs on guitar, banjo, and mandolin, often appearing with his Wild Spirit Band. Today, he visits schools across the country, inspiring them to create and share their own stories. Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! is a community-wide celebration in support of literacy and the arts. The event integrates literacy and the arts in an imaginative and innovative way through activities, performances, and books by local authors.  The annual event is a partnership between Eastern Carver County Schools Community Education... Continue reading Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! – Feb. 24

District receives Meritorious Budget Award

Eastern Carver County Schools’ Finance Department has received the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for its 2017-18 budget presentation. Applicants must create an easy-to-read, accurate budget document that clearly communicates the district’s goals and objectives, and builds credibility and trust with their community. Only three districts in the state received this high honor. You can view a copy of the 2017-18 budget document, and other finance documents, HERE. In addition, the district has received six consecutive awards (2011-2016) for excellent, comprehensive financial reporting by the ASBO. These honors reflect the districts commitment to transparency and accuracy in budgeting and... Continue reading District receives Meritorious Budget Award

Bus drivers needed!

Positive Connections is seeking bus drivers to work in Eastern Carver County Schools. There is a desperate need to train additional drivers before the busy spring sports/field trip season begins. The bus company is offering excellent wages and $500/$1,500 signing bonuses if you apply before March 31.  Learn more... Continue reading Bus drivers needed!

Nutrition director honored by University of Minnesota

Roxanne Williams, E. Carver Co. Schools’ director of nutrition services, received a STAR Award from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. The Award recognizes professionals for their contributions to the education, training and guidance of future public health leaders at the University School of Public Health. Williams has worked in school food service for more than 40 years in six school districts and at the Minnesota Dept. of Education. She has served as a mentor to several students in the University of Minnesota graduate... Continue reading Nutrition director honored by University of Minnesota