Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – Action Needed
Do you know a STEM teacher in your community who goes above and beyond for their students? Nominate them for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)! Click this flyerfor more details on the award and the link to make your nomination. Please be sure to review the eligibility criteria on the nomination form. Nominations close on March 1, 2019. Please email Arti Lele the name of your school’s nominee(s) so that we can recognize them at a future School Board meeting.
Together We Lead Interest Inventory – Action Needed
Part of our planning process for our annual leadership conference, Together We Lead: July 22-24th, 2019involves seeking your feedback and input about your learning needs, conference preferences, desired topics, etc. Please take a moment to respond to this quick survey so that we are able to build a learning and training experience that sets you up for success and meets your needs. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/togetherweLEAD2019
Clinical Educator Refresher training - Action Required
If you have teachers that have taken Clinical Educator training over 5 years ago and would like to refresh their mentoring skills and practices, please recommend them to attend the one-day Clinical Educator Refresher training on March 5, 2019. Please complete the recommendation form and send to Jenny Rinck no later than Friday, March 1, 2019.
AP Instructional Materials – Share with AP Coordinators
With enrollment and course offerings growing as a result of the great work your schools are with EOS, we would like to do a temperature check on needs for additional AP instructional materials for the 2019-20 school year. We have also included questions regarding additional funding needs for AP exams this Spring. Please complete this MachForm by March 15th so we can better identify the needs of your school and ways to provide support. Please contact Kristin Ingold with any questions you may have.
Gifted Boundaries - FYI
Attached are the gifted boundaries for 2019-2020 school year in addition to service descriptions below. For schools that are inclusion and self-contained, please refer to our gifted rubrics as you grow and refine your gifted services. For any questions, contact Kristin Ingold.
- Consult (select elementary schools & as needed for high schools)- A teacher of the gifted meets regularly with teachers to plan, implement, and monitor instructional alternatives designed to ensure that the student who is gifted achieves successful accomplishment of their gifted goals.
- Inclusion (select elementary & middle schools)- Teacher of gifted provides gifted services to the student within the education classroom. The classroom is comprised of both gifted and non-gifted learners.
- Self-Contained (select elementary & middle schools)- Services are provided to gifted students within a classroom setting that has been designated as gifted. This environment is made up exclusively of gifted eligible students and facilitated by a teacher of gifted in elementary school or at least 3 gifted endorsed, core content teachers in middle school. If found eligible for gifted services, the EP team may choose to have the child attend their designated self-contained program and transportation will be provided.
Feb. 20 – Mar. 1
Elementary Notification and Acceptance Window for School Choice/Magnet
Feb. 22 – March 15
|Quarterly Check 3 Window for High Schools|
Feb. 25 – March 15
FSA Grade 10 ELA Reading & Writing Retake Window, Algebra 1 EOC Retake
|Feb 26||Elementary Principal Meeting|
|Feb 27||Secondary Principal Meeting|
Feb. 1 – 28
|Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) Window|
|March 1||FLPBS Midyear 2 Data Collection|
|March 1-15||Quarterly Check 3 window for elementary and middle schools|
|March 5||Elementary Design Team Meeting|
|Training Title||Teachers who Attended||Information/ Training Received||What to Expect in the Classroom||Questions to Ask|
|Classroom Management: Expectations, Rules, & Procedures – February 6, 2019||K-12 classroom teachers||
Participants will know & understand the concepts of expectations, rules & procedures and how they interact.
Participants will know & understand how a system of expectations, rules & procedures promotes a positive learning environment.
Participants will develop and be able to reinforce specific expectations, rules and procedures in their classroom(s).
Strategies/activities in place for building positive teacher-student relationships.
Classroom rules posted that are positively stated and aligned to school-wide expectations.
A classroom discipline plan that explains what happens when students follow the rules and what happens with students break the rules.
What strategies/activities have you implemented to build positive relationships with your students?
How did you model and teach your classroom rules & procedures?
What positive consequences and negative consequences have you included as part of your discipline plan?