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As parents, we see an increase in self-confidence and see the joy in learning her teachers encourage. She’s told us she loves learning and her experience with all programs (including the after school clubs she’s active in) have been great. This is a second home for her.
VMS Parent 

Why Attend?

  • Witness the connections that our passionate teachers build with their students. 
  • Watch as we cultivate excitement in learning. 
  • Observe the effects that small classes and a connected community can have on confidence and grit.
  • Imagine how these elements will set students up for future success academically and socially.
  • Ponder how opportunities to practice leadership and citizenship at VMS will serve these students for their entire lives.

Picture your child receiving all of this...and being supported to reach their highest potential.

Education Showcase

Step into Our Classrooms:

Select Two Sessions
Upon arrival choose the subjects and grade levels that are most important to you and your student. You'll spend 20 minutes watching each lesson unfold.


Kindergarten with Victoria Adams

Kindergarten with Jess Schmierer

Writing 2nd Grade with Neha Peterson

Mandarin 4th Grade with Lizzy Gong


6th grade Humanities with Kate Zook-Gibbs

8th Grade Science with Steph Lewis

8th Grade Spanish with Kirstie Cantwell

UPPER SCHOOLCollege Counseling with Marisa Ferrara and David Heinemann

Rage against the Machine: Counter Culture Literature with Laurie Mortensen

Advanced Pre-Calc with Tanya Boderk

Be Inspired by VMS Directors and Students

Walk and talk with some of our Upper School Ambassadors on your way to sessions. Afterward, enjoy a 15-minute panel of Lower, Middle, and Upper School Directors moderated by two of our seniors.

Hear the answers to questions that most parents want to know!

Join us on Friday, November 3, 2023
10-11:30 am
VMS Education Showcase



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As our thanks, attendees of the Education Showcase are entitled to a waiver of the $50 fee when they begin their VMS admission application.

Jennifer Bill
Director of Admission, Lower School (K-5)
Tel: 970-477-7175

Jeremy Thelen
Director of Admission, Middle and Upper Schools
Tel: 970-477-7164

Vail Mountain School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual identity when administering educational, athletic, admission, or tuition assistance policies or programs.