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Discovering VCP: The Parent Experience | Descubriendo VCP: La Experiencia de Padres

Posted by Guest Contributor on Sep 18, 2020 7:00:00 AM

By Tatiana Villar, VCP—Hadley Parent (Vea en español a continuación.)

If I am being completely honest, I came across Vista College Prep—Hadley by accident, but “there is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed,” Napoleon said.

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Teaching Opportunities in a Time of Uncertainty

Posted by Bridget White on May 1, 2020 3:02:00 PM

The arrival of COVID-19 in the United States has faced educators with new challenges as schools have closed to help protect the health and safety of students and staff. School districts across Arizona are working diligently to minimize disruptions to the learning experience of their students. Charter schools like Vista College Prep have found ways to prepare and implement new online instruction opportunities to help meet this goal and continue vital educational programs. 

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Which Teaching Positions are the Best Fit for You?

Posted by Bridget White on Apr 3, 2020 10:02:00 AM

Teachers who are looking for a school that can offer them a successful, meaningful, long-term career in education have numerous factors to consider before applying, interviewing for, and accepting a position. Trying to determine which teaching positions are the best fit for you involves an assessment of not just the school, but also what you want from your career. Consider some of the following factors when researching and evaluating potential schools for employment.

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Why VCP is One of the Best Schools in AZ

Posted by Kela Powers on Apr 2, 2020 5:37:00 PM

It can be challenging for parents to find a school that is a good fit for their child. Many worry about the academics, whether their child will fall behind, and the amount of personalized attention their child will receive each day. However, at Vista College Prep, we’ve been the highest performing school serving low-income students in Phoenix for the past four years. Here’s how we meet and exceed the expectations for academic excellence, leadership development, and community involvement year after year. 

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Class is Still in Session at Our Arizona Charter School

Posted by Kela Powers on Mar 30, 2020 5:36:00 PM

Thousands of parents across Arizona are facing weekly disruption to their children’s educational as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools to close across the state. These families want the best for their children: high-quality instruction from professionally trained educators, equity for all students, and preparation for lifelong success.

At Vista College Preparatory, we have the same desires for our scholars and have transitioned our classes to online virtual classrooms. Our charter school keeps your scholar’s educational career on track and helps them develop a learning routine that will benefit their future. 

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Why Arizona Teaching Jobs Are So Important

Posted by Bridget White on Mar 6, 2020 9:59:00 AM

A key challenge facing Arizona students today, a nationwide teacher shortage, also represents a timely opportunity for current and future educators who are eager to face this reality head on and make a difference for Arizona students.  All students deserve a high quality education, and Arizona’s teachers and leaders can be the changemakers those students need.

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How Field Trips Enrich Our Phoenix Charter School

Posted by Kela Powers on Feb 18, 2020 10:16:03 AM

For a student, there’s nothing more exciting than piling into a yellow school bus on field trip day. Whether it’s a trip to the zoo, a museum, a theater, or a university, each excursion helps to expand a student’s worldview and solidify the abstract concepts they’ve learned in the classroom. However, for many schools, field trips are being increasingly cut from school calendars.

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Why VCP Invests in Targeted Professional Development for Teachers

Posted by Bridget White on Feb 18, 2020 10:11:16 AM

Each day and every year, educators face the increasingly complicated task of equipping students with the complex skills needed to be college- and career-ready.  With high expectations for student achievement, increasingly diverse student populations in our public schools, and the evolving reality of the 21st century, effective teachers are more essential than ever before.

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5 Things to Look For in Schools That Are Hiring

Posted by Bridget White on Feb 18, 2020 10:07:18 AM

Finding a school that is the “right fit” is just as much of a concern for teachers as it is for parents. Schools vary in philosophy, culture, and instructional model, as well as the level of support provided to staff. Whether you’re a first-year teacher or a seasoned educator, here are five things to look for when exploring open roles.

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Phoenix Business Journal Names VCP One of the Best Elementary Schools in Arizona

Posted by Kela Powers on Jan 3, 2020 11:32:27 AM

Parents want more for their children:  more high-quality instruction from skilled, compassionate teachers, more education equity for all students, and more preparation for success.  At Vista College Preparatory (VCP), we are focused on giving your child more.

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