Sheila M. Soule, M.E.d. (she/her)
Superintendent of Schools
Addison Northwest School District
A: 11 Main Street, Suite B100 Vergennes VT 05491
Greetings Families and Caregivers,
I am honored and very excited to begin my fourth year as Superintendent of Schools for the Addison Northwest School District. ANWSD is a unique and special place here in my home state of Vermont, and since beginning here in 2018 I have learned the continued commitment to improvement and involvement stems from the faculty, staff, and broader school community that is dedicated to that cause. On behalf of the faculty, staff, and administration we are pleased to welcome our learners back to school on Wednesday, August 25th. After a year of COVID-related challenges, we know everyone is eager to get back to all of what our schools have to offer. We remain committed to the continued operation of a safe learning environment for our students and staff whatever that may come to mean for us in the months ahead. Our website and other communication will continue to detail any recommendations or requirements that may linger as a result of the pandemic, and we promise to be in communication if things change along the way. Thank you for your patience and flexibility under these challenging circumstances.
Our focus in the district remains on equity and access to high-quality learning opportunities for all our students. Educational equity means instruction addresses possible barriers to learning to ensure that every student is able to reach their potential and achieve high levels of post-secondary success. As a system, we move issues of equity forward by embracing the belief that all students can succeed; ensuring that our actions, structures, systems of support, policy, and practices are aligned with this vision of high achievement. As members of the school community, we encourage your perspective, experience, and voice in this important work.
Our deepest gratitude for entrusting us to fill such an important role in the lives of your children. We look forward to continuing to learn and grow together.
Sheila Soule, Superintendent of Schools