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Our Mission and Belief Statements
Our Mission Statement

MCSD will educate and inspire students to thrive in an environment of change.

Our Belief Statements

We believe.......
* All students can learn.
* In providing multiple paths for students to demonstrate success.
* Collaboration among all stakeholders fosters innovation.
* Students, staff, families and community, all play vital roles in the success and growth of MCSD.
* In addressing the mental, physical and social well-being of children.
* In educating children in a way that aligns with their learning strengths and passions.
* Everyone deserves a healthy and safe environment.
* All students deserve opportunities to participate in programs and activities. 
JoAnn Baxter McGuffy Award
JoAnn Baxter McGuffy Award
Dr. JoAnn Baxter, a teacher for 29 years, began her career in 1974 and retired in 2003. In addition to teaching thousands of students over the course of those 29 years, JoAnn was also busy advocating for teachers and the public education system. She was an instrumental member and leader at all levels of the Colorado Education Association. Mrs. Baxter’s dedication to public schools did not end with her retirement from teaching. She was elected to the Moffat County School Board and has served a total of 12 years. Over the course of her many years, she has helped with the passage of a local bond initiative, hired superintendents, served on the CASB Legislative and Resolutions Committee, been a member of the State Educator Effectiveness Council, served as a board member of the local community college foundation, and she also ran for state legislature. She is the perfect McGuffey Award recipient.

The CASB McGuffey Award honors unique board members committed and passionate service to their board work. Criteria – do you have a special board member who
• Served your community for many years
• Accomplished a major milestone
• Demonstrated significant community services
• Demonstrated a focus for all children in the district, including a focus on student achievement
• Worked well with fellow board members
• Pursued self-improvement and growth in boardmanship
• Worked tirelessly as an advocate for the district and its students

JoAnn exhibits all of the above criteria, and more. We are so proud to have her as part of the Moffat County School Board.

Project Lead The Way
Project Lead The Way
Dr. Ulrich was nominated as superintendent to represent a district "where exceptionally skillful, community involved Project Lead The Way implementation occurred." Specifically, Moffat County School District, implemented Project Lead The Way Launch for kindergarten through 5th graders in the fall of 2018. Project Lead The Way Launch is a nationally recognized approach to engaging students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math related learning. We are excited for the talent Dr. Ulrich brings to Moffat County School District.