• Welcome new staff members to Valdez City Schools.  Valdez continues to be a community with promise. Please feel free to contact the district office if you need assistance.

    Valdez City Schools utilizes the Marzano Model for Professional Growth:

    The Teacher Marzano Model Defined — A model of instruction for teacher effectiveness:

    • Monitors and supports implementation of research-based strategies into classroom instruction
    • Identifies 41 key strategies revealed by research for effective teaching
    • Identifies appropriate strategies for different types of lessons to maximize student learning
    • Provides a common language/model of instruction for effective teaching
    • Offers flexibility for districts to align with current focus or initiatives at the state level

    Source:  http://www.marzanocenter.com/Teacher-Evaluation/