Senator Baisley Tours WPSD, Praises Innovation

The following is a press release submitted by the Woodland Park School District

On Monday, June 6, Senator Mark Baisley visited Woodland Park School District (WPSD) to explore its schools. The visit allowed Senator Baisley to witness firsthand the remarkable achievements and innovative practices in WPSD’s educational landscape.

Senator Baisley was warmly welcomed to WPSD and toured Columbine Elementary and Merit Academy while accompanied by Superintendent Witt and two members of the Board of Education, David Illingworth and Cassie Kimbrell. The senator’s visit aimed to celebrate the outstanding achievements of WPSD’s educational system and gain insights into the strategies employed to ensure student success.

Throughout the tour, Senator Baisley engaged in meaningful discussions with school administrators, gaining valuable perspectives on the challenges and triumphs experienced within WPSD’s schools.

Impressed by the dedication and passion exhibited throughout the schools, Senator Baisley praised the commitment of WPSD’s administrators, teachers, and school staff to providing an exceptional learning environment for students. The senator acknowledged the importance of investing in education, emphasizing that a strong educational foundation is paramount for the future prosperity of Woodland Park, the state, and the nation as a whole.

The visit of Senator Baisley to WPSD underscored the school district’s commitment to educational excellence and provided an invaluable opportunity to showcase the achievements and initiatives implemented within the schools. The senator’s appreciation for the district’s educational system will undoubtedly contribute to further support all WPSD schools and the students they serve.

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