Exciting Changes Unfolding in the Methow Valley School District

With a focus on developing a “System of Exceptional Teaching and Learning,” we are excited to announce that three of our current teachers will be assuming new roles in the fall of the 2016-17 school year. 

Tyler SlostadTyler Slostad, Liberty Bell science teacher will take the place of Joni Stevie, current 6th grade teacher at Methow Valley Elementary. Joni hasrecently announced her plan to retire at the end of the school year.

Cara Christensen

Cara Christensen, current kindergarten teacher is excited to fill the newly created primary position – The grade level will be determined based on enrollment with a focus on reducing class sizes in grades K-2.

Hana BakerHana Baker, current REACH Program Coordinator is thrilled to begin her new role as a kindergarten teacher. 

Computer Sciences Coursework – Liberty Bell has received a grant, creating an opportunity for interested Liberty Bell students to enroll in a computer sciences/coding course that will be facilitated in partnership with Microsoft and Google.

Looking forward – We’ll begin our search process for the REACH Coordinator and Liberty Bell science positions following our return from spring break. We also look forward to sharing other exciting changes in staffing and programs as they continue to unfold in advance of the 2016-17 school year.


Tom Venable
Superintendent, Methow Valley Schools


Mid-Winter Break: Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24 - All MVSD schools and the district office will be closed to the public.