Evidence of Success
SVLI worked with Richfield School District in Idaho, and over a two year period, their reading scores rose 18% and their math scores rose 22%.
"Our school has improved greatly and our students are achieving more success in a very positive environment. Students were among the first to notice and comment on climatic changes within the school. We have seen marked improvement on identified objectives."
— Barbara Thronson Superintendent of Richfield School District
"Our teaching teams now have the courage to change how we implement curriculum to better serve students and we see a strong correlation between our efforts and increased student success."
— Mike Smith, Principal of Richfield School
"The Sun Valley Leadership institute puts the emphasis for school improvement where it will have the greatest impact; into 'Teachers as Leaders' in the classroom and the effect teachers can have when they take charge of the learning environment and enhance each student's ability to access the curriculum."
— Dr. Jim Lewis, Superintendent of Blaine County School District.
"In my many years as an educator, this conference was the most exhilarating, motivating and useful I have attended. The staff of the Institute was exemplary; they were not only intellectually powerful, but also compassionate and approachable."
— Rebecca Miller, Teacher Wood River High School Blaine County School District.