Westview MS Site Visit – Feb 28

“Creating Opportunities for all Kids”

Join middle level educators from across the state to visit Westivew Middle School, an exemplar middle school that has been designated a Colorado and National School to Watch! Westivew is located in the foothills of beautiful west Longmont and is part of the St. Vrain Valley Schools.

Register – $60 per person or $50 per person for teams of 5 or more

Wednesday, February 28
9 AM – 2 PM

Participants will learn specific, replicable practices that can be implemented in other middle school settings. All site visits include a school tour, time to connect with teachers and students, and an onsite lunch.

Session Objectives

  • Become familiar with the National Forum’s “School to Watch” Critieria of Success
  • Identify the key attributes and cultural components of excellence at Westview Middle School
  • Understand Westview’s philosophy of Creating Opportunities for ALL Kids!
  • Gain insights from Westview’s use of Student-Teacher Progression, i.e, Looping
  • Observe Westview’s Integrated STEM Block in action
  • Learn proven strategies to “Tell Your Story” to market your school’s message

Register – $60 per person or $50 per person for teams of 5 or more

Hosted By:

Mark Spencer, Principal of Jenkins Middle School
David Baker, CAMLE Board Member and Professional Development Coordinator for St. Vrain Valley Schools


  • 9:00 AM Start
  • Welcome and Overview of the Day
  • Introduction to the “Schools to Watch” Critieria
  • Overview of Westview’s Success Critieria
  • Tour of School
  • Lunch
  • Debrief Tour with Student/Teacher Panel
  • 2:00 PM Closure

Register – $60 per person or $50 per person for teams of 5 or more

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