Mountain Valley School District RE 1 

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403 Pitkin Avenue
P.O. Box 127
Saguache, CO 81149

Phone: 719-655-2578
Fax:  719-655-2875
M-Th 7:50 am-4:00 pm

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Welcome to Mountain Valley School District RE-1

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Congratulations Staff Award Winners!

Support Staff Personnel of the Year: Anthony Salaz 

I Love Kids: Amanda Laverdiere

Awesome Attitude: Julie Brown

Continuous Creativity: Geneva Mixon

Above and Beyond: Lisa Jaminet

 Mountain Valley School is Hiring 4

Mountain Valley School District is located in beautiful Saguache, Colorado, known as the "Gateway to the San Luis Valley." Saguache sits at almost 8,000 feet in the foothills where the San Juan Mountains meet the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. If you like small town rural living, outdoor adventure, and an innovative educational environment, Mountain Valley School District might be a great fit!   

Mountain Valley School District is accepting applications for a Director of Nutrition Services (Foodservice Director) 

The Mountain Valley School Director of Nutrition Services will:

  • Maintain a state-of-the-art culinary experience at Mountain Valley School through planning, modifying and monitoring program success.
  •  Lead in all matters related to the selection, planning, preparation and delivery of meals.
  •  Ensure delicious and nutritious meals are provided daily to support student learning and achievement.
  •  Direct and sustain advancements in areas of budgeting, compliance, customer service, food handling and safety, meal planning, preparation, and delivery.
  •  Collaborate with nutrition experts and Farm to Table resources to enhance the quality of menu planning and food production.
  •  Partner with mentors, nutrition coordinators, and community members to advocate for increased scratch-cooking.
  •  Prepare reports and maintain records in accordance with USDA, CDE and district policies.
  •  Participate in the recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of all nutrition services staff.
  •  Develop and promote positive school and community relationships among all stakeholders.
How to Apply / Contact

Applications are available for download on the district website at Please include a resume, cover letter and 3 current letters of recommendation. Completed applications can be submitted to Travis Garoutte at PO BOX 127 Saguache, CO 81149 or emailed to For more information, please call Travis Garoutte at 719-655-0268.

Mountain Valley School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  School Vision

Mountain Valley School strives to create a welcome, safe and healthy environment that inspires lifelong learners who are Positive, Ethical, Accountable and Kind.

School Mission

Empower and prepare every student for lifelong academic success and personal growth.


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