Friday Wrap Up
Q3 Ends Next Week!
Q3 Work Records
Continue to work on your Q3 work records - remember that the quarter ends next Thursday (work records due by 4/22)!
Please keep a sharp eye out for detailed mailing instructions, coming to your inbox, early next week.
WR Roster: https://sharepoint.k12west.com/sites/CMS/teams/IS-CALA/Teacher%20Manual%20Document%20Library/Content%20Responsibilities/Work%20Record%20Rosters/SY15-16/Quarter%203_Work%20Record%20Sample%20Roster.xlsx
Remember if you are part of the virtual work record pilot program to refer to those directions on uploading into Pathways. If you need those again, please let your HLT know.
Q4 Course Set Up
Action Item: Upgrades to staff email
During the next 4 weeks there will be enhancements made to our email system.
As part of this process staff will be required to re-enter their email sign-in credentials. It is vitally important that BEFORE the upgrade occurs staff members verify and document their username and password to the email system.
Please test your .org account by logging in to - https://mail.k-12.com. If you cannot access the email account, then please submit a password reset ticket to www.k12nationalhelpdesk.com Please be sure to write the new password down to have it handy for the week of May 23rd.
Attached are some instructions developed by the IT department to support you during this enhancement.
Time: 12:30 PM
o March 14 – Intro to CAASPP, TOMS accounts, CST testing
Link to live recording: Intro to CAASPP, TOMS accounts, CST testing
o March 28 – Proctor responsibilities, security affidavits
Link to Live recording: Proctor responsibilities, security affidavits
o April 4 – Testing walkthrough, TA interface, how-to set up a test session
o April 11 – Tech Training
o April 18 – Special Education - Testing Supports, Accommodations and Universal Tools
Teacher Resources - Flocabulary
What is Flocabulary?Flocabulary is an online library of educational hip-hop songs and videos for grades K-12.
There is a free trial that you may be interested in, to explore the available resources.
Welcome to class- Teacher Created resources:
Danielle created a video introducing herself to students. This video is so awesome, it just needed to be shared! Feel free to copy her idea, if you feel so inclined, making sure to share it with your lead, so we can brag about you!
SBAC Boot Camp
CST Boot Camp begins today! It will run concurrently with the SBAC Boot Camp for the next three weeks, so please remind your 10th graders of the importance of attending.
Boot Camp Dates:
SBAC: February 22nd - April 18th
CST: April 4th - April 18th
Testing Window and RTO DATES
End of Quarter:
No consecutive days off April 13th – April 20th
No consecutive days off week prior to testing window open
No days off weeks of testing (April 27th-May 31st )
No consecutive days off week following testing window close
End of Year:
No consecutive days off June 17th – June 24th
Due Dates and Reminders
April 14th: End of Q3
April 15th: Q4- start
April 18th: Q3 Gradebooks Due
April 21st: LP-8 Ends
April 22nd: Q3 Work Records Due to HLT
April 29th: Teacher Calendars Due
May 9- 27: Q4 ILP Update Window