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Welcome to the Student Voice Homepage!

  • WHAT IS STUDENT VOICE? 

    Student voice is the practice of educators intentionally, purposefully, and systematically eliciting student viewpoints on a specific topic for improvement purposes. 
     
    5 ELEMENTS THAT DEFINE STUDENT VOICE:
     
       1. topics are relevant to students
       2. students have ongoing discussions with adults
       3. students are involved in planning and decisions
       4. shared power between students and adults 
       5. students are involved in the actions to address school improvement
     
     
    When Student Have A Voice

5th Annual Strength in Voices Conference

  • March 2, 2019
    2019 SiV
    The WCSD Student Advisory Council and the Student Voice Ambassador Club, in conjunction with the Department of Accountability hosted the 5th Annual Strength in Voices conference! What an honor it was to listen to students, staff and community members discuss strengths and opportunities for growth in WCSD! All breakout sessions during the day were student-led and supported by WCSD staff. Participants learned about some incredible SV projects going on in our district, participated in school improvement workshops, and had tons of fun!! Click here to read more about this event and to access conference materials. 

Student Voice Resources

  • Washoe County School District educators who would like more information and support elevating student voice in your classrooms and schools can click here to access materials and schedule a visit with the Student Voice Coordinator.

    Students who would like more information about how they can get involved in student voice at their schools can click here for ideas. 

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