Working Together To Ensure All Students Learn and Feel a True Sense of Belonging.
Learn more about Act 46: Unification to Achieve Sustainable Governance. This legislation has a large impact on each school district and OSSU as a whole. View documents and upcoming events related to act 46.
OSSU Safe Schools Project focuses on emergency preparedness at both the school- and SU-level. Learn more.
OSSU Central Office Summer Hours: From July 5th through August 5th, OSSU Central Office will be open Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 6 pm.
Updated School District FY17 Estimated Tax Rates based on lower property yield now available. View a recent press release that provides updated information after legislative decisions were made in early May.
The FY15 Audit Reports for all school districts and the supervisory union are now available.
Important Information About Pre-kindergarten. With full implementation of Universal Pre-Kindergarten Education (Act 166) in the next school year (2016-17), many families are interested in how their children will meaningfully participate. View a recent introductory webinar from the Vermont Family Network or Click here to learn more about what this means for Prekindergarten registration in 2016.
Schools in the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union exist so that all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and become successful, responsible and contributing members of society- both locally and globally.
The geographic location of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) is often referred to as the Gateway to the Northeast Kingdom. We are located 20 miles from St. Johnsbury, 30 miles from Montpelier (Vermont’s capital) and 60 miles from Burlington (Vermont’s largest city).
OSSU serves approximately 1100 students PK-12 across six towns in four counties: Craftsbury and Greensboro in Orleans County, Hardwick and Stannard in Caledonia County, Wolcott in Lamoille County and Woodbury in Washington County. The total population within our 6 towns is approximately 6,900 residents.
We are proud of our students and staff who recognize the value of small schools and the interdependence that is fostered when school boards and communities work together to offer the best education possible for our students while monitoring the performance of our schools on a regular basis.
The OSSU central office is the administrative center of the supervisory union where services are coordinated in the areas of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Student Assessment, Business & Finance, Technology, Human Resources and Student Support Services.
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