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ACCESS 2.0 Preparation
ELD DEPARTMENT THINK TANK
Our next ELD Department Think Tank will take place on Wednesday, December 9th from 12:00-3:00 at the HOPE Online Learning Center in Centennial. This Think Tank is REQUIRED as we will complete the mandatory face to face ACCESS 2.0 training for test administrators. You may either bring your team, or you may attend the session as a trainer for your school's ACCESS 2.0 test administrators.
ACCESS 2.0 ADDITIONAL MATERIALS ORDERING
Please complete the ACCESS 2.0 Additional Materials Order Form for students who are newly identified and were not included in your initial ACCESS 2.0 order. Completion of this order form is REQUIRED for all necessary online and paper assessments. You will receive further instructions following the receipt of this order. Thank you for your diligence!
ACCESS 2.0 SUPPORT SESSIONS
Please see the ELD Department Calendar (in Google) for invitations to upcoming ACCESS 2.0 Support Sessions. As always, Support Sessions are optional, drop-in sessions in which you may work, clarify, and ask questions in a supported environment. ACCESS 2.0 Support Sessions are intended to provide time within your workday to complete the ACCESS 2.0 Checklists and other required ACCESS 2.0 training. You must obtain your evaluator's approval prior to attending a Support Session.
*If fewer than 5 people rsvp for a Support Session, I will cancel the session and make an appointment to visit those who rsvp'd.
ELD Resources Interest Form
Announcing The 2016 Douglas County Youth Initiative’s Outstanding Youth Awards
This event, hosted by the Douglas County Youth Initiative, celebrates, recognizes and honors Douglas County youth aged 13-19 who have overcome, or overcoming, some type of adversity and who have created positive change in their lives. The awards program will provide businesses, the community-at-large, and civic leaders an opportunity to demonstrate their belief and support of young people in our community. The Douglas County Outstanding Youth Awards will focus on teenagers who have triumphed over great odds and who serve as inspirations and role models, as so many do!
If you know young people who would be good candidates for the Youth Award, please help us identify them by completing the attached nomination form. (Also, please pass this email on to others who may know a candidate.)
Mission of the Youth Award:
To identify and recognize 10 teenagers, 13-19, who reside in Douglas County, who have overcome obstacles and risen to challenges life has presented.
*For the teens who are awarded, a dessert reception will be held from 6-8pm, Douglas County Commissioner’s Hearing Room, 100 3rd St., Castle Rock, on April 25, 2016
*Students selected will be invited along with their families
*Nominators are also invited and will be asked to share the reasons why they nominated their award winner
*Students selected will receive:
*Signed letter from the Elected Officials recognizing their achievements
*$100 certificate for educational or activity fees to be redeemed at a later date
*County-wide recognition of their award
If you know of a student that fits this criteria, please nominate them! It is a wonderful opportunity to recognize the youth in our community. Questions? Call or email: Marsha Alston, 330-688-4825, 5327 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Marsha Alston, Youth Services Program Manager
email@example.com / 303-688-4825, ext. 5327 / 303-995-4251 cell / fax 303-484-5728
4400 Castleton Ct., Castle Rock, CO 80109
For information on the DCYI's WrapAround program, call, 303-663-6233.
WrapAround is a program of DCYI and a facilitated process helping families solve difficult issues.
FOR THE WRAP REFERRAL FORM, PLEASE COPY THIS INTO YOUR BROWSER: http://www.douglas.co.us/documents/wraparound-referral-form.pdf
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