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Audience: Homepage

The deadline for nominations is March 10, 2017.

  1. EASY – Submit your nominee online.
  2. Nomination form (English/Español) is attached for printing.

  3. More information on NCOE website 

Who Can Nominate a Teacher?

A student, parent, colleague, administrator, community member, professional organization, etc. 


Who Qualifies to be Nominated?

  • Fully credentialed teachers in public or private schools who teach any of pre-kindergarten through grade twelve.
  • Teachers who have been in the classroom for more than eight years.

  • Teachers of adults who provide instruction in the same curriculum as those who teach in elementary or secondary grades.

  • Instructors who have some administrative responsibilities but for whom teaching students is the primary responsibility.


Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 2/15/17

Audience: Homepage

When Hassan Shafi asked to take over his sixth-grade computer coding class last year, his school not only said ‘yes,’ they asked him to do it again this year... read more


Napa Valley Register, Jan. 29, 2017

Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/30/17

Audience: Homepage and Visual and Performing Arts

Together, the voices of nearly three dozen students from Napa, Vintage and American Canyon high schools formed a joyful noise at the 12th annual A Cappella Extravaganza, the celebration of a musical genre gaining popularity both locally and in the greater pop culture...read more


Napa Valley Register, Jan. 29, 2017

Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/30/17

Audience: Homepage

Our BIG Event (Build-Inspire-Give), was held on January 20 at Silverado Resort. A luncheon hosted by Napa Valley Education Foundation for NVUSD, the event was a celebration of our schools and an opportunity to highlight NVUSD accomplishments and focus on our wonderful 18,000 students. The event featured:

  • Superintendent Patrick Sweeney, NVUSD Board President Jose Hurtado and NVEF Board President Chris Cappeto as emcees
  • Performances by NVUSD students
  • Reports from District programs
  • Videos highlighting student successes
  • Measure H update
  • Recognition of community partners

Visit the BIG Event webpage to see the report, photos and videos.


Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/27/17

Audience: Homepage

It wasn’t always pleasant or comfortable, but attending President Trump’s inauguration, then the Women’s March on Washington was quite the education for a small, diverse group of American Canyon students... read more


Napa Valley Register, Jan. 25, 2017

Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/26/17

Audience: Homepage

Clothing recycler USAgain announced that McPherson Elementary School in Napa won first place in its America Recycles Day Challenge... read more


Napa Valley Register, Jan. 19, 2017

Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/23/17

Audience: Homepage and Students & Parents

Our annual Family Festival will be held Saturday, April 29, 11-3, at the NVUSD Education Center, 2425 Jefferson Street, in Napa.


This free event is open to the community, and will feature information for families as well as food, entertainment and activities.


For more information, visit our webpage: www.nvusd.org/famfest


Community organizations that provide services to children and families are invited to participate. If you would like to host a table or booth in our event, please fill in your details below to automatically register. We will contact you with additional details as we near our event.




Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/12/17

Audience: Homepage and Students & Parents

As a parent or guardian, you are now able to create your own Parent Account in ECHO, the online student learning management system at your child's school.

Using your parent account you can view:

  • Your student's grades and assignments
  • The work your student has submitted
  • Daily agendas and links

Your parent account will allow you to observe all of your middle and high school students who are using ECHO at their schools.  Schools using ECHO include American Canyon HS, Napa HS, New Tech HS, Valley Oak HS, Vintage HS, American Canyon MS, Redwood MS, River School, and Silverado MS.


To request your account, visit your school website or click here.


Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/15/16

Audience: Homepage and Food Service

Sept 6, Nov 1, Feb 28, Apr 18

Please come and join us to discuss:

  • The NVUSD National School Lunch Program
  • Upcoming Events
  • Fresh Pick of the Month Program
  • What Measure H means to Food Services
  • Summer Program
  • Any other topics that arise

Parents are welcome!


Tuesday Sept 6 NVLA Multipurpose Room 6:30  – 7:30 PM
2700 Kilburn Ave., Napa

Tuesday Nov 1 Canyon Oaks Multipurpose room 6:30  – 7:30 PM
475 Silver Oak Trail, American Canyon  

Tuesday Feb 28 NVUSD Ed Center Board Room 6:30 – 7:30 PM
2425 Jefferson Street, Napa   AGENDA


Tuesday Apr 18 Silverado MS Multipurpose Room Room 6:30 – 7:30 PM
1133 Coombsville Rd., Napa


Download flyer (English/Español)



Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/6/16