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December 4, 2019

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Dec 5- Twitter Chat with Nefertiti Singelton

Dec 5- School Lead Call

Jan 4- Mid Year Kickoff

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Let's Connect- Twitter Chat 12/5

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Mark Your Calendars!

We are so excited about our Mid-Year Kick-Off Event on Saturday, January 4th. There will be prizes! Special guest presenters! And so much more! There will be a special edition smore with details and a registration link coming soon!

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The Tech Fair Needs YOU!!

Earn up to 25 Activity XP for Volunteering at the Tech Fair on December 14th!

The tech fair is fast approaching. Volunteers are needed in order to make the day a success. Please consider giving some of your time for this worthy event.

  • Judges Needed 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Earn 25 Activity XP!

  • Half-day Volunteer Positions - Earn 15 Activity XP!
    • 7:30-11:30 a.m.
    • 11:30-3:30 p.m.


Click here to sign up: https://tinyurl.com/FCS2019Tech

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Design Competition for 2020 Science Fair

This year the STEM Department will be holding a design competition for our 2020 Science Fair. Competitors are not limited to science fair participants. We encourage any student(s) who are artistically inclined to participate in the competition. Please view the attachment of the flyer which includes links to additional guidelines and the entry submission page. Submissions must come from a Fulton County Student and must be an original design. Please read additional information here https://fultonk12.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/sciencefair/EUjVqLbpi-5Er9qGEMSo5QcBiJAK0xKGRTJRjX0L1mm4xw?e=7YwFnW
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IT Department Would Love Your Feedback

The IT department is seeking your feedback. Please take a moment to fill out this survey to give your opinion about what features you would like to see in future student devices. Thank you for your input.
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Vanguard Birthdays

Vanguard Wishes A Very Happy Birthday to

Emily Currier 12/2

Natasha Smith 12/6

Barbara Simon 12/8

Elizabeth Speaks 12/19

Heidi Glenn 12/21

Monica O'Connell 12/21

Latoya Holt 12/22

Paul Chesher 12/25

Leondria Gray 12/29

Laschunn Gonsalves 12/30


We want to celebrate our Vanguardian family. If you would like for us to recognize your birthday, please click this link.

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Nominate someone or submit your own Spotlight Vanguard Member!

Vanleads, do you see any vanguard members at your school doing something awesome? Were they struggling with a tool before and are now using it? BRAG on our Vanguard members. If you see something awesome, please submit about your team member.


Please share your success stories with us! You may see your "Spotlight" in an upcoming Vanweekly!


Share Your Success!

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ISTE Certification Course

Want to take your teaching game to the next level with technology integration?

Consider becoming an ISTE Certified Educator! Through the ISTE Certification process, teachers will participate in professional learning based on the ISTE Standards and transformative pedagogy. After completing the training, you will have six months to apply your learning and compile artifacts and reflections into a competency-based portfolio to earn ISTE Certification. This course is an excellent opportunity to learn from a community of like-minded educators and up your own game!

The best news yet... this training opportunity is available to you at no cost because Fulton County is investing in you and footing the bill! Check out the attached flyer and register in Frontline today!

If you have questions about the course, please feel free to ask Heather Van Looy or Mindy Ramon. They both participated in the first Fulton cohort of the course last summer, and will submitting their portfolios in February.

https://www.iste.org/learn/iste-certification

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Next Call- This Thursday!

We hope you had an enjoyable week with friends and family and are refreshed and excited about December! Don't forget our school lead call will be THIS Thursday at 7:00 pm.

This month's slide deck: November - School Lead Call.pptx

Key take away items for redelivery:

  • Coaching Checklists - Take or Toss Resource (share with your team!)
  • TIM Platform Help!
  • Tech Tip of the Week - TEAMS!
  • GaETC Share Session
  • School Leads Only - Coaching Toolbox & NEW Spotlight Coming Soon!

The video can be found on our stream channel (soon!) or by clicking here: https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/be8b8c18-f85c-4ed0-8704-24bb3430a40b

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Vanguard Feedback

If you have ideas or feedback with anything related to Vanguard, we would love to hear from you! Responses are anonymous, but if you would like for us to contact you, please leave your name and email.
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Vanguard Leadership Team

Fulton County Vanguard Team

Mission: Building the capacity of instructional leaders to transform learning and teaching.


Vision: Through building colaborative relationships and supporting student focused learning, the Vanguard Team will positively impact student achievement.


Pillars: Transform, Innovate, Mentor, & Support (TIMS)

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