ANWSD Teaching & Learning

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, Health & Wellness


B21 Board Report, March 15, 2021

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

K-2 Structured Literacy Website (internal only)

K-6 Elementary Math Blog

Health & Wellness Guidebook 


Please join ANWSD and the Bixby Library for a community book study:

So You Want to Talk Bbout Race, by Ijeoma Oluo 

This community book study is open to all ANWSD staff and community members. The first 20 ANWSD educators to sign up get a FREE copy of Ijeoma Oluo's book So you want to talk about race. The Bixby library will also have copies available. This book discussion will take place in four parts on Twitter using the hashtag #ANWSDCommunityChat. 

                                                  Reading and Discussion Schedule 


March 25, 7-8 p.m.

Chapters 13-16


To Register: Community Members, please contact Catharine Hays, [email protected]

ANWSD Employees, please click here. Questions? Contact Violet Nichols, [email protected]


      Meet The Team

    Violet Nichols, Director of Learning 


Violet is an Addison Northwest School District alumni who has been a public school teacher, STEM instructor, instructional coach, and administrator nationally and internationally. Violet possesses a master's in education, a master's in educational leadership, and is a licensed English language learner teacher, principal, and curriculum director. She believes in a student-centered approach to teaching and learning in a proficiency-based system. Violet supports professional development that is research-based and increases equity among Addison Northwest schools. 


Lynne Rapoport, Health and Wellness Coordinator

Lynne moved to Vermont in 1998 from Northern California after receiving a bachelor's degree in Dietetics and Food Science with a minor in Food Service Administration. She has worked with all stages of life, teaching people about health and promoting wellness. Lynne has experience in grant writing and management, program coordination, policy development and implementation, data analysis, building and strengthening community connections, and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Lynne believes in a holistic, student-centered approach to healthy teaching and learning environments, and support of families, communities and schools working together to improve student health and to increase learning capacity.