Online Registration is Now Available

Avoid the lines this year and register your students for school online!  If your student is returning to CVUSD then just login to the Parent Portal and complete the "Data Confirmation" process.  If you are enrolling your child for the very first time within CVUSD, then use the Aeries AIR system to begin the process.

If your child is returning to CVUSD, and you do not currently have a Parent Portal account, please contact your child's school for more information.

2014-2015 Student Handbook

MESSAGES FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

Welcome to Week 5!
Posted on 09/22/2014
Hopefully students are settling in, iPads are almost totally deployed and class schedules/balances are finalized. We appreciate the patience of our teachers, staff and leadership as we transition to a 6 period A -G high school schedule and implement grade span adjustments in our primary grades.  READ MORE...
CVUSD Wins Coveted AirWatch Award
Posted on 09/15/2014
CVUSD is now the proud recipients of the AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Award. This award is granted to those districts that are pioneers in the use of Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems that are effective and efficient in meeting the needs of highly technological businesses and/or school districts.   READ MORE...
Welcome to Week 3!
Posted on 09/08/2014
Great News to report! After a visit to the Mind Research Institute on Friday we were able to acquire a $50,000 donation that will allow us to pilot ST Math, an award winning program for Kindergarten through Grade 6 math students. This program comes highly recommended and is iPad compatible. More info to come on how to apply to pilot this outstanding program.  READ MORE...
Happy Friday
Posted on 08/22/2014
The first day of school was an overwhelming success! We are delighted to Welcome You Back and at the same time to the Front of Educational Transformation and Innovation in School Year 2014/15!  READ MORE...
Sal Kahn & Dr. Adams
Happy Tuesday and Welcome Back CVUSD Team
Posted on 08/19/2014
Greetings and Welcome Back! Our Board of Trustees and I thank those who are returning and those who have just joined us for what will be an awesome and outstanding year!   READ MORE...

PRESS RELEASES

CVUSD Board Approves Pay Increase for Substitute Teachers
Posted on 09/25/2014
The Coachella Valley Unified School District is seeking outstanding substitute teachers for the 2014-15 school year. First in the nation to provide iPads for all students (Grades K-12), our award-winning CVUSD staffs are at the forefront of instructional innovation and educational technology to prepare students for “College, Career and Citizenship!”   READ MORE...
CVUSD Superintendent’s Contract Renewal
Posted on 09/24/2014
On September 23, 2014, the Coachella Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees approved a new employment contract for Superintendent Darryl Adams. The details of the contract are posted online, the only change from the previous contract is the salary which has been increased from $195,000 to $220.000 and the term of the contract from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017.  READ MORE...
Mighty Arabs
Coachella Valley High School New Mascot/Logo and Name Addition Announced
Posted on 09/10/2014
The Coachella Valley High School Arabs are now the Coachella Valley High School Mighty Arabs! Dr. Adams and the Board of Trustees worked with and communicated with site administrators, alumni groups, students, parents and staff to select from three student selected choices for the new mascot/logo and the name.   READ MORE...
Tax Relief to the Coachella Valley Unified School District Community Continues
Posted on 07/23/2014
On July 17, 2014, the Coachella Valley Unified School District sold General Obligation Refunding bonds that will help deliver more than $1.25 million taxpayer relief to the community.  READ MORE...
CVUSD Providing Educational Equity and Access in a 21st Century Education System
Posted on 04/10/2014
The voters of the Coachella Valley Unified School District voted in November 2012 to transform education in our school district by passing a general obligation bond which allocates funds to provide a mobile device (an iPad) to every student from preschool through high school.   READ MORE...

LATEST NEWS

AirWatch by VMware
AirWatch Announces Enterprise Mobility Excellence Award Winners at AirWatch Connect Atlanta 2014
Posted on 09/11/2014
AirWatch® by VMware, the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, announced the North America winners for the 2014 Enterprise Mobility Excellence Awards at AirWatch Connect™ Atlanta, the leading event for enterprise mobility.  READ MORE...
Making the Grade with BYOD
CITE World: How the Coachella school district handled rolling out 20,000 iPads
Posted on 07/18/2014
Back in 2012, I wrote a story about how southern California's Coachella Valley Unified School District passed Measure X, also known as the Mobile Learning Initative, as a tax plan to raise $20.5 million to give every student and teacher an Apple iPad for use in school and at home. For many of the district's residents, it would be their first personal Internet-enabled device.   READ MORE...
Summer Healthcare Experience, Senior Awards Night, Apple Distinguished Programs, and more
Posted on 06/02/2014
Three Desert Mirage High School students have been afforded with a wonderful opportunity! UC Irvine Medical Center is hosting their inaugural Summer Healthcare Experience., which is a career exploration and college preparation program. The program is open to  READ MORE...
Photo: Robert Hopwood
The Desert Sun: Monday Newsmaker: CVUSD superintendent Darryl Adams
Posted on 05/26/2014
QUESTION: You began your career as a musician, then became a music teacher and later moved into administration. After becoming assistant director of human resources in 2010 and spending some time as interim superintendent, you became superintendent in July 2011. It was a challenging time to lead a school district in California. How have you handled the challenges?  READ MORE...
Photo: Jay Calderon
The Desert Sun: CVUSD Internet gridlock hints at wider woes
Posted on 05/25/2014
An Internet shortage felt throughout Coachella Valley schools this year could be a warning shot for both the state and the nation, an example of how a rapid climb of classroom technology and online testing can stress a limited bandwidth.  READ MORE...
iPad Deployment
BEST Awards, Scholarships, McCallum Theatre, and More!
Posted on 05/12/2014
Congratulations to Patricia Larios, EL/Migrant Coordinator- 2014 BEST Awards Winner!! We are very fortunate to have Ms. Larios in our CVUSD Team! Ms. Larios has been instrumental in moving forward to capture Migrant Education funds that are due to our students. She has provided Migrant Education programs...  READ MORE...
Read With Me
Desert Sun: Volunteers keep students reading
Posted on 05/10/2014
Read With Me is an educational support program of 500 volunteers in partnership with local school districts and many private schools.  READ MORE...
Association of California School Administrators
ACSA: Providing 21st century tools for all students
Posted on 04/07/2014
In moving schools to 21st century learning and teaching, one of the biggest conundrums for educators is how to bring technology into the classroom.   READ MORE...
NPR: A School's iPad Initiative Brings Optimism And Skepticism
Posted on 10/25/2013
Coachella Valley Unified, a predominantly low-income, agricultural school district in California, is giving every student an iPad. The initiative highlights the problems that districts across the country are facing as they attempt to bring personalized, digital learning to their schools.  READ MORE...
The Desert Sun: Our Voice: A digital launchpad for student success
Posted on 10/24/2013
The Coachella Valley Unified School District is taking a great leap across the digital divide. It must do so cautiously, but so far things appear to be going right.   READ MORE...
The Desert Sun: Coachella Valley High School farm to feed needy, train teens
Posted on 10/01/2013
Only a few months ago, this space was an empty, dusty lot. A partnership between a local charity and east valley schools has revived the property, sparking a project to feed the needy while training homegrown farmers.  READ MORE...
TabTimes: Savvy school district delays iPad rollout to save $430K on new apps
Posted on 09/17/2013
When Apple announced it was going to make several of its paid apps free to new iPad buyers the Coachella Valley Unified School District in Southern California knew it had to act fast and delay buying the iPads it was planning to deploy this week.  READ MORE...
USA Today: iPads open doors for students in poor school districts
Posted on 09/14/2013
Coachella Valley Unified is one of small number of school districts buying iPads or other tablets for all their students. The district will issue iPads to all students – pre-school through high school – by November.  READ MORE...
The Desert Sun: Free iPad apps to save CVUSD about $430K
Posted on 09/13/2013
The Coachella Valley Unified School District will save about $430,000 after Apple’s announcement Tuesday that some of its most popular productivity and creativity apps will now be available for free.  READ MORE...
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