Certified Edition - March 14, 2022
Medicare & Social Security 101
For: All Employees
If you are planning on retiring soon or thinking about your Social Security and Medicare benefits, this seminar is for you! Senior Benefits and Capita will be in the PDC on March 16th from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. to go through your Medicare and Social Security benefits. This is a great opportunity to learn about these benefits and ask the professionals questions. Seating is limited, so please be on time.
LETRS Updates- Important Information
Thank you for your patience as we navigate best how to support teachers in our district with this State Mandated Professional Development. As we near the end of this first year of LETRS PD we have some important information.
Nominate an Outstanding Educator
The Provo City School District Foundation will once again recognize six outstanding individuals in Provo City School District. One administrator, one classified/Prof Tech employee and four teachers will be selected and honored at a dinner event in May. These employees are nominated by their peers.
Need a Boost?
Follow the link below to read an article from KQED about a California class of kindergarteners who want to improve the world by setting up a Pep Talk hotline! These kids demonstrate the SEL skills they are learning by providing anyone who needs a pick-me-up by hearing a message of support. Try calling today!
ESP of the Year Award
It’s that time of year to submit ESP of the Year Nominations. For the next 2 months, we (PESPA) will be collecting nominations for ESP of the year. If you know a secretary, custodian, technology, maintenance, transportation, paraprofessional, or child nutrition worker, that has gone above and beyond and that you think should receive this award, nominate them! Learn more and nominate someone!
Bite-sized PD from Innovative Learning: Sharing Web Articles
Have you ever wanted to share an article, blog post, or other webpage with students or colleagues, but the page is riddled with ads or other distracting content? Meet Print Friendly. Simply copy the URL of the site you want to share and paste it into printfriendly.com. Print Friendly will create a clean copy of the page and allow you to delete any elements that you do not want included. Then you can print the page, save it as a PDF, or send it via email. There is also a Chrome extension to make it even faster to use Print Friendly on any webpage.
Secondary ELA & Library Media News: March 2022
The Secondary ELA & Library Media newsletter includes: National Writing Project resources related to the war in Ukraine, UELMA Conference, UEN PDTV- Information Literacy, Women’s History Month Resources, NCTE Book Rationale Database, Standards Implementation Institute Summer 2022 and Intermountain AP Summer Institute.
5th Grade Botvin LST Resources
There were few digital resources provided with the 5th Grade Botvin LST curriculum. Here is the link for shared drive folder of slide presentations to use as you teach each lesson. Please contact curriculum specialist, Lindsay Baccus with any questions.
March 2022 Benefits Buzz
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Provo City School District offers both a Health Savings Account (HSA) and a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) as a way for you to set aside funds on a pre-tax basis to help pay for your family’s healthcare expenses.
Suicide Prevention Training for License Renewal
PCSD’s approved Suicide Prevention Course will be the course offered by USBE. We will no longer offer the Face to Face course. Learn more on the Employee Website.