Bargaining Update

The District and the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers Association met for bargaining on December 9, 2019, and would like to share the following joint communication: LEEP Update: The session began with a presentation from Emily Scheitlin. She reviewed the new pilot for certificated evaluations: LEEP (Leading Effective Educator Practice). LEEP is a growth model designed […]

Certificated Bargaining Update

The district and the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers Association (LMSVTA) met on October 30, 2019. This time, the teams agreed to provide separate communications so that the LMSVTA may provide more specifics about the ratification timeframe. The following items were discussed: Norms and Ground RulesThe district and LMSVTA reviewed previously discussed norms and ground rules. […]

Certificated Bargaining Update

Today, the district and the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers Association met for the first time in the 2019-2020 school year with our new bargaining team: Dennis BlevinsMarianne EkStephanie HammesMeg JacobsenDiane JasonRachel LawsonGuido MagliatoJennifer NeratTina SardinaEmily Scheitlin Retirement Early Tell Incentive The district and the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers Association reached an agreement for a Retirement […]

Certificated Bargaining Update

Tentative Agreement On Friday, April 27, 2018, the District and the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers Association completed negotiations and reached a tentative agreement on salary and benefits. The teams negotiated a three (3) year agreement (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020). Salary Schedule Increases The tentative agreement includes a 5% salary schedule increase as indicated below: Year […]

Bargaining Update on LMSVSD Negotiations with LMSVTA

Two Sessions—February 16 and 20, 2018 In a continuing effort to promote transparency and open communication, I am pleased to provide this update regarding the last two bargaining sessions with the La Mesa-Spring Valley Teachers’ Association.  I believe that sharing accurate and timely details about bargaining keeps everyone well-informed and up-to-date, promoting a transparent and open process […]

Certificated Bargaining Update – January 31, 2018

Update on the January 30, 2018, Bargaining Session The District and the Teachers’ Association (TA) met on January 30, 2018, to review and align Article 21: Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and the Response to Intervention (RtI) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to reflect current practice and thinking. The District and the TA continue to work together to support […]

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Academy Program Offerings Dazzle with Music at Spring Valley Academy

Enjoy this video about amazing students at Spring Valley Academy, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme School.  Academy enrollment is now open until December 2.


Academy Programs in LMSV Engage Unique Gifts of Each Child

Enjoy this video about student artists and performances at LMAAC. Academy enrollment is now open until December 2.


Extended School Services in LMSV Rocks!

Extended School Services (ESS) provides students an outstanding childcare experience before and after school. Students get homework help, engage in games, projects and field trips. ESS provides grants for families who qualify and low cost options.