South Oak Cliff Feeder Pattern News

"The Schools of Today for Tomorrow's Leaders."

Its easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass

District Mission: Educating all students for success.

District Core:

· Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement.

· Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance.

· There is no excuse for poor quality instruction.

· With our help, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students.

· Staff members must have a commitment to children and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence.

Volume 1, Edition 10

Please insure that your CIC's and Teachers are aware of these PD opportunities. For those teachers who may be struggling with instruction; this could be additional documented support and/or directives that you all are providing to guide their development.

Training Opportunities:


2016-2017 PreK-Grade 2 Professional Development Offerings

PD

Date

Location & Time


PreK JIT

(written by Frog Street, presented by specialists)

Sept 22, Oct 20, Dec 15, Feb 9,

Apr 6

Nolan Estes 4:00-6:00 pm

Satellite Campuses- Highland Meadows, Pershing, Richardson



MMCI

(written by Teachstone, presented by specialists)

TBA

TBA



K-2 JIT

(written by curriculum writers, presented by specialists)

Sept 20, Oct 18, Dec 13, Feb 7,

Apr 4

Nolan Estes 4:30-6:30 pm

Satellite Campuses- TBA



K-2 Content Nights & NTA Refreshers

(written by curriculum writers, presented by specialists)

First Semester

Oct 6 & Nov 1 (K-2 ELAR/SLAR)

Sept 29 & Nov 8 (K-2 Math)

Second Semester

Jan 19 & Feb 16 (K-2 ELAR/SLAR)

Jan 31 & Feb 21 (K-2 Math)

Nolan Estes 4:30-6:30 pm

Satellite Campuses- TBA



K-2 Math Stations (two-part series)

(written and presented by Region 10)

Sept 27, Oct 4

Nolan Estes- 4:30-6:30 pm



RTI:

Registration is now open for our Fall RTI Institute! The Institute is at ESC 10 in Richardson on November 2nd and 3rd. Visit https://buildingrti.utexas.org/events/fall-rti-institute-esc-10-richardson to learn more about this event, including how to register. There is no registration fee and the Institute is open to ALL Texas educators, regardless of where in Texas you live.

The Building RTI Capacity project team has just released a new online professional development module, Using Research to Inform Literacy Instruction: What Do We Know About “Balanced” Literacy? To access the module, go to https://buildingrti.utexas.org/online-modules/using-research-inform-literacy-instruction-what-do-we-know-about-“balanced”-literacy. At the end of the module, you may take a short quiz to earn one continuing professional education credit.


Region 10 Offerings:

Preparing for Algebraic Reasoning Instruction in 2016-2017

Grades 9-12

9/21/2016

9:00am-4:00pm

Region 10 ESC/Abrams Site

Brazos Room



Effective Mathematics Instruction Institute

Grades K-1

http://tinyurl.com/jg2zgu6

9/12/2016, 10/3/2016, 11/8/2016

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040



Effective Mathematics Instruction Institute

Grades 4-5

http://tinyurl.com/je6myb2

9/21/2016, 10/10/2016, 11/15, 2016

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040



Math Stations in Action

Grades 3-4

http://tinyurl.com/jfhebt2

10/21/2016

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Kaufman Administration Building

1000 S. Houston Street, Kaufman, TX



Math Stations in Action

Grades K-2

http://tinyurl.com/hrpov69

1/24/2017

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040



Math Stations in Action

Grades 3-5

http://tinyurl.com/jkgxakm

1/31/2017

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040



Effective Mathematics Instruction Institute

Grades K-1

http://tinyurl.com/jg2zgu6

2/7/2017, 3/7/2017, 4/4/2017

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040



Effective Mathematics Instruction Institute

Grades 4-5

http://tinyurl.com/je6myb2

2/28/2017, 3/21/2017, 4/11/2017

8:30 am- 3:30pm

Shugart Professional Development Center

870 West Buckingham Rd.

Garland, TX 75040

Important Dates and Information

Monday, September 19th:

- Calibration Visits (12:00 - SOC, 1:00 - Oliver and 2:00 - Russell)


Tuesday, September 20th:

- Feeder SST Training (1:00 - 4:00) @ Buckner Bldg.


Wednesday, Sept. 21st:

- Calibration Visits (11:00 - Bushman, 12:30 - Young, 1:30 - Stone, and 2:30 - Obama)


Thursday, September 22nd:

- Calibration Visits (8:00 - Holland, 9:00 - Obama, 12:30 - Marsalis and 1:30 - Thornton)


Thursday, September 29th: SOC Feeder Principal's Meeting (9:00 - 12:00)




Information and/or Items for Completion:

  • Clock In Each Morning
  • 100% Staffing of Campuses