KP News 4 You

March 23, 2015



Building CSI on Wed:

  • Mini Faculty Meeting 15 minutes Joy
  • All things SBAC 55 minutes Justin
  • Morning Advisory 50 minutes Marc


  • Midfest Tour Day - 9:00 to 10:30AM
  • Garnet Team Service Dinner

The Spring CIT Series will run on April 8, April 29 and May 20.

All approved spring series activities are now open for staff enrollment in Protraxx. The deadline for all enrollments is Monday, March 30.

All CIT group members, including facilitators, are required to enroll in Protraxx. Instructions will be forthcoming prior to the beginning of the series as to how group facilitators can generate their sign-in sheets. Evaluation of all activities at the end of the series will be by google survey form.

Evaluators: A number of Protraxx proposals remain pending in the first tier. Please log into Protraxx and check to see if you have any activities that require your review and approval. On the EZTraxx tab, in the "My Work" box on the first screen, click on "View" next to "Activities for My Review" to access any pending activities in your tier.

All sign-in sheets need to be returned to Esther Cote in the Curriculum/Instruction office.

KPU Food Drive

Please remember to announce the food drive to students that runs through Friday March 27th. They should place all non-perishable in the box provided to each MA. The MA with the highest number of donations will win a breakfast extravaganza!

Opportunities for American Educators to Teach in China

    Hosted and Sponsored by AASA and Nisen Sibo International Education

    The AASA/Nisen Sibo sponsored program provides an exciting professional development opportunity for American educators to increase their understanding of Chinese education and to share American best teaching practices with their Chinese brethren.

    Duration: Four weeks
    July 10-August 10, 2015 (subject to slight change)

    Location: (depending on program need, subject to change)
    Beijing, China (capital)
    Shanghai, China (economic center)
    Xiamen, China (in the South)
    Shandong province, China (Confucius origin)
    Shenzhen, China(in the South)
    Shenyang, China (Northeastern China)
    Zhengzhou, China(capital of Henan Province)
    Wuhan, China (capital of Hubei province)
    Chengdu, China(capital of Sichuan province)

    Training subjects:
    Speaking English
    Reading comprehension
    American history
    American family life
    American holidays
    American education system
    Fun facts about USA
    Games and activities
    Other topics American educators propose

    Eligible participants:
    Current teachers
    Retired teachers

    40 teaching opportunities available, Grades K-12.

    Priority Deadline to Apply:
    April 20, 2015

    Application Fee:
    $50 (non-refundable)

    You will be responsible for visa.
    Our program will cover flight, transportation within China, hotel (hotel or foreign teacher dormitory with 24-hour hot water, air conditioning, internet connection etc.) and meals. Personal insurance provided by major insurance provider.
    Beijing Local Tour (The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, etc.)
    Local sightseeing


    RMB 10,000 (About $1,600)

    Schedule Outline:
    Monday-Friday: combination of classes and cultural exchange activities with students

    Weekend: tourism, local city sightseeing
    For further information, please contact: Tara Gao 571.721.9585/