C & I Update

Commitment to Excellence 2/24/17

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K-6 Teachers: Register for this local NGSS training here:

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John Muir Laws in Plumas Unifed Schools Next Week!

Tuesday, 2/28 CRC

Wednesday, 3/1 CES

Thursday, 3/2 IVES

Friday, 3/3 QES

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PUSD Training Day 4

Wednesday, March 1st, District Office, 8:30-3:00

All PUSD PBIS site teams will gather for the fourth and final training day this school year.

Strengthening the Start

PUSD is focusing on a strong start to each class period or learning opportunity, honing in on these three areas:

At the midpoint of our school year, district-wide data is after each component:


Learning Environment: A sustained, successful start routine promoting positive behavior and a positive learning environment is evidenced for all students. (88% All or Most)

Instructional Time: A sustained, successful start routine optimizing efficient and effective student learning is evidenced for all students. (71% All or Most)

Student Engagement: All students actively participate and engage in the sustained, successful start expectations. (86.2 % All or Most)

Ready to up your collaboration and personalize your professional development?

Are you ready to take the next step with Twitter and connect with other educators on topics you are passionate about? It's time to try out a Twitter Chat. Next Tuesday we'll go over the basics and you'll leave ready to participate in your own Twitter Chat.


For more info: https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/meghan-everette/twitter-teachers-201-chatting-and-best-practices/


Need a review of the basics of Twitter? Check out: https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/meghan-everette/twitter-teachers-beginners-guide-getting-started/

Tech Tuesday, 3:30-4:00

Join Kristy via Google Hangout for Tech Tuesday, every Tuesday from 3:30-4:00 where we talk about a specific tech tool. All are welcome! Join if you have something to share about the topic or want to learn more!

Click here to join!

Click here for the resource guide that goes along with the topic


You can also go to our district website, www.pcoe.k12.ca.us and navigate to the Curriculum Department, where you will see a section on Tech Tuesday. Follow the link from that page to get to the Google Hangout!


Upcoming topics:

2/28/17 Minecraft.edu

3/7/17 Kahoot

3/14/17 Virtual Field Trips


Would you like a text reminder using Remind.com?

Text @238dc to 81010

Instructional Coaches

Our Instructional Coaches are here for you!

Contact them at:

Yvonne: ycasalnuovo@pcoe.k12.ca.us

Susan: sfrediani@pcoe.k12.ca.us

Upcoming Dates

3/1 PUSD PBIS meeting- all PBIS teams attend, District Office

3/9 1:1 Collaboration Day, District Office

3/10 School Garden Training Day, Dawn Institute

3/14 VAPA Vertical Team Collaboration Day

3/17 Math/Science Vertical Team Meeting

3/21, 3/30, 4/1 NGSS K-6 Training Day, Choose one, District Office

Monday Professional Learning Communities Schedule

2/27 Elementary- CRC Site PLC with Instructional Coaches

IVES Independent Planning

CES, QES Site PLC

CHS, GHS, PHS- CAASPP Preparation

QHS Independent Planning

3/6 Elementary- QES Site PLC with Instructional Coach Yvonne

CES, CRC, IVES Site PLC

CHS, GHS, PHS- Independent Planning

QHS Site PLC with Instructional Coach Susan

Useful Links

Textbook Request Form


Technology Help Ticket

username: plumas help password:technology


TK/K- 6th Grade ELA

ThinkCentral for all your textbook resources

Curriculum and Instructional Services

Kristy Warren

Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services

@kristymwarren on Twitter

@PlumasUSD on Twitter