Petals of Wisdom

VOL. 3, Issue 9 - October 14, 2016

Weekly enlightment from your Mentors--Betty Jo and Keri

Fluffing your Leaves--Celebrations/Recognitions!

KUDOS to all of those who

  • volunteered for and/or attended Barnes and Noble night!
  • have had a mentor come in for a data collection!
  • participated in our JEPL SLO work session!
  • have completed the online safe schools training modules!
  • are using RAMS Prides to encourage and reinforce the Culture Framework Expectations!

Cultivating Your Knowledge--Reminders/Important Info!

  • You can still support EMS by shopping at Barnes and Noble or online--use the Bookfair ID 11956893 or at the register in the store, inform the cahsier of your affiliation with the EMS Bookfair. You only have until Saturday, October 15th to complete your purchases for our school to profit!

  • Teachers, remember to follow your students off team when they are dismissed to their Unified Arts classes. See Mr. Holley's email regarding our Delayed Transitions for more details.

  • When leaving substitute plans, remember that we often have several different people covering classes throughout the day. Plans should be engaging and easy to follow. Consider leaving more work than you think your students will accomplish in a period, just in case they finish early!

  • Area Events: If you are new to the area, click on the RED box at the bottom to find some cool local happenings and places to see!

Organizing Your Growth--Upcoming IMPORTANT events!

10/18 Probationary Teacher Meeting--this will be a "virtual" learning opportunity using Its Learning

10/20 SLO Support in the PDC

10/20 Edline Update

10/21 Schools Closed (Offices/buildings will be open)

10/24 Its Learning Probationary Teacher tasks completed online

10/28 SLOs must be loaded into TEOS

10/28 RAMS Day Celebration

Professional Development Opportunity

SLO Development

Click here for the link to the Developing SLOs PowerPoint shared at our JEPL session on September 29th.

Click here to access the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards for Writing.

Safe Schools Training--click here

Modules must be completed by September 30th. Your Employee ID number is your username.

Click here for ePrint Services

ePrint will copy, collate, hole punch, and even staple your documents and deliver them to EMS through the courier for free! Documents can be uploaded electronically or sent via the courier. Orders are typically processed and received in 1-2 weeks.

Mentor Site on Sharepoint--Planning Templates

Here is the suggested Instructional Planning Template for HCPS. Also located here is the Substitute Planning Template.

Harford's Heart: Community Events (click here)

Looking for some fun things to do around Harford County?