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December 08, 2019

Day 71

Cycle Day 5

Vance Varner

Vance Varner

Director Of Secondary Education

Angela Rowles


The office of the Director of Secondary Education has responsibilities and duties related to the following:

  • Supervisor of grade 6-12 schools
  • Supervisor of K-12 pupil attendance
  • Child accounting
  • Supervisor of athletic program
  • Supervisor of home education
  • Supervisor of homebound education
  • Substitute teachers
  • Liaison for the substitute teacher service (STS)
  • Manages the AESOP system for MCSD employees

Parents are a child's most influential teacher. Children spend the majority of their waking hours under the guidance of a parent or guardian. There is strong evidence to support the importance of parental involvement in a child's education. Here are some ways you can help:

  • Encourage your child to read every day. Be a reading role model.
  • Discuss local, state, national news, and current world events. Relate these discussions to your family, community, and the world.
  • Apply math skills to daily living.
  • Make sure your child knows the value of a sound, well-rounded education.
  • Promote regular school attendance and punctuality.
  • Be a role model that exemplifies the 12 traits of character promoted by our school district.
  • Establish routines and expectations that reinforce responsible behavior.
  • Support your child's involvement in a variety of school and community activities.
  • Teach your child about the benefits of good nutrition and daily exercise.
  • Create a love for learning!