Certified Edition - February 14, 2022
LETRS Unit 3 Registration
For: Elementary Teachers
LETRS Unit 3 is scheduled for our next district PD day on Feb. 22. Please be sure to sign up for Unit 3 on MIDAS by February 18. MIDAS Unit 3 Registration Link. Please see the LETRS bulletin for support and additional information.
Wonders Unit 4 Assessments
The target date for completion of the Wonders Unit 4 tests is Friday, February 25. Form A will be used for all grade levels. For more detailed information about the test or administration, please refer to the Curriculum Notebook.
2022 Spring NAME Conference
National Association of Multicultural Education 2022 Conference Co-Chair, Ludwig van Broekhuizen and NAME leaders are currently planning a VIRTUAL CONFERENCE for March 10–12, 2022, to bring together educators, community activists and change agents to help re-charge our dedication to multicultural education. Registration is now open!
Nearpod Camp Engage
For: All Teachers
Nearpod is offering a FREE weekend workshop, Camp Engage, February 25-27. Camp Engage includes a variety of live online trainings and workshops for all Nearpod skill levels. This is a great opportunity to learn about one of our district core technology tools and how you can use it to engage students both in class and on digital learning days. Sessions range from a “Beginner’s Guide to Nearpod” to “Using Nearpod with EL” to differentiation and pro tips.
ESP of the Year Award
It’s that time of year to submit ESP of the Year Nominations. For the next 2 months, we (PESPA) will be collecting nominations for ESP of the year. If you know a secretary, custodian, technology, maintenance, transportation, paraprofessional, or child nutrition worker, that has gone above and beyond and that you think should receive this award, nominate them! Learn more and nominate someone!
Innovative Learning Bite-sized PD: Google Copy
For: All Employees
Have you ever created a Google Doc, Sheet, or Slides presentation and wanted an easy way for everyone you send it to—students, parents, staff, community members—to be able to create their own copy? My magical tip for today is how to send a link that will automatically make a copy for the recipient!
What does self love really mean? It is an appreciation of oneself that help our physical, mental and spiritual growth. Self love is having a high regard for our own wellbeing and happiness. It means taking care of our own needs and not sacrificing your wellbeing to please others. Self love motivates us to make healthy choices in life. When we hold ourselves in high esteem, we are more likely to choose things that nurture our well-being and serve us well. Take a few minutes everyday to love ourselves, so we can love the others in our lives.
February 2022 Benefits Buzz
You can make Benefits changes in Employee Navigator. When you experience a life event, do you know how to report any changes that need to be made? Provo City School District uses Employee Navigator for Open Enrollment and life event changes and then report them to the insurance carriers. If adding a life event, log into Employee Navigator, and click on the Life Events tab.
Suicide Prevention Training for License Renewal
PCSD’s approved Suicide Prevention Course will be the course offered by USBE. We will no longer offer the Face to Face course. Learn more on the Employee Website.