October 16, 2015


VanWeekly Sign-Off

It is a Vanguard expectation that you sign off indicating you have read the VanWeekly each week. Please be sure to read the entire issue and record your name to show that you are aware of what needs to be done.

Vanguard Virtual Ignite

Safari Montage is most likely not going to suit our needs for the virtual event, but it is still taking place on October 22 @ 4:30! If you're able to make it to a viewing location, please do so! If you have a conflict, please email me to let me know!

  • Northeast/Northwest ~ Alpharetta High School with Pam Kelly & Beth Miller
  • Central ~ Heards Ferry Elementary School with Tierra Reed
  • South ~ Stonewall Tell Elementary School with Karen Artis

Visit our website for school addresses and contact emails.

Vanguard Stipend Ideas

Share your purchase ideas and links for Vanguard members in cohorts 1, 2, 3, 4A. Help others by posting to our Padlet page! (Click the above link.)

#fcsvanguard Twitter Chats


All of the buttons below are hyperlinked to take you to the appropriate location.
Everyone - Vanguard Yearbook

It's time to update the Vanguard yearbook. Provide us with a selfie, your name, Twitter handle, and school by clicking on the title above. You can find our selfie yearbook on the website as well!

Cohorts 1, 2, 3, 4A - October Reflections

Please be sure to complete your October reflection by the end of the month.

Vanguard 4A - Instructional Coaching Tutorial

Be sure to complete this tutorial by the end of October.

Cohorts 4A & 4B - Vanguard Roster

If you are in cohort 4A or 4B and have not yet added your information to our roster, please do so ASAP. You can check whether or not you've completed this by visiting our FCS Vanguard website ~ What Is Vanguard ~ The Team.

Roving Reporter

Roving Reporter #4 - Listening Tour

Brag on Yourself

Please invite me to visit you, your classroom, and your school! The Roving Reporter segment is designed to celebrate ALL of the AWESOMENESS that is taking place in our county. I promise, it's easier than it looks! If you don't want to be featured, give me the name of someone who should be! Email me at to set up a date/time.

Next week I'll be heading back to Dolvin ES to ACTUALLY RECORD an interview with music teacher, Megan Endicott. Stay tuned to Twitter for the date and time!!

Showcasing the Work

About Us

Our mission as a Vanguard team is to build the capacity of FCS educators and leaders to provide innovative instruction which meets the needs, skills and interests of all students.