PBIS Staff Newsletter
Hello AMAZING PCI Teachers!
While thinking about all of the changes in our near future, it's important for us to remember that we're all in this together. We are teachers and we WILL persevere!
February Character Trait of the Month ~ Courage
Courage is the ability to do something that frightens someone. It can also be strength in the face of pain or grief. Here are some resources about courage that you can share with your homerooms:
"The Day You Begin" (read aloud)
"Courage" by Rocketkids (video)
Video clip from "A Bug's Life"
Congratulations to Aviator Teacher of the Month ~ Emily LaBant!!!!
Emily with Meg Cabot
Staff Spotlight Q & A
Spotlight is on Emily LaBant!
What is your educational background?
I attended BGSU and graduated with a bachelors in Middle Childhood Education with a concentration in Math, Science, & Reading
Why did you choose the educational field to fulfill your career?
I chose teaching because I have such a passion for helping people learn new skills or overcome a dislike for a skill they never really grasped before. This is especially true about math. I love helping kids that say “I hate math” and I love changing their minds!
What personality trait has been most instrumental in your career success?
Flexibility! Teaching is always new everyday. Sometimes plans work and sometimes they don’t! I try to push through the challenges and always look for a new solution.
The Princess Diaries Series --- By: Meg Cabot
Favorite quote? (for this month)
“Creativity is intelligence having fun” --Albert Einstein
What else would you like to share about yourself?
I try my best to take care of myself in every way possible. I value health, fitness, organization, family, creativity, and laughter. I try to make sure I focus on each of those things a little bit everyday.
Fun facts about me:
I read A LOT of books!
I love to do puzzles and brain challenges.
I am a crazy cat lady, but a lover of all animals.
I am not much of a fan of travelling but I would love to see Alaska someday.
I love to go to concerts, plays/musicals, and author meet and greets.
I will never say no to a Disney movie.
Important Dates and Reminders
* Our next Aviator Shop is on Friday, February 26th
* Please remember to nominate an Aviator of the Month (Courage):