Weekly Notification

Administration Edition - April 25, 2022

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K-6 Math Assessment: May 2 – May 20

For: Elementary Teachers

District Elementary Math Interims will be administered three times per year at each grade level. The window for the EOY Growth Measure Assessment, taken on the Into Math platform, will be open from May 2nd – May 20th. All K – 6 students, including those in DLI programs, should participate in this assessment. The following information on the Growth Measure Assessment is available in the Elementary Curriculum Notebook:

  • How to Assign the Growth Measure Assessment
  • How to Open Growth Measure Reports
  • Navigating the Growth Measure Reports Page
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For: All Teachers

The Utah STEM Action Center is excited to announce the evolution of its STEM Bus Program to include many new and exciting opportunities for students, all under the new name — Utah STEM in Motion!

Mini Grassroots Workshops for Secondary Math

For: Secondary Math Teachers

USBE is partnering with Grassroots Workshops to offer Mini Professional Learning opportunities.

Full-Length Grassroots Workshops for Secondary Math

For: Secondary Math Teachers

USBE is partnering with Grassroots Workshops to offerFull-Length Professional Learning opportunities.

Summer PD: Standards Implementation Institute

For: All Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators, Counselors, Social Workers, School Psychologists

Each week, in a different location, the Standards Implementation Institute "SII" will support teachers wanting to learn more about standards/ideas and integrated instruction. SII supports multiple areas: ELA, Mathematics, Science, PE, History, Art & Social Studies.

K-6 ELA Program Review/Open House

For: Elementary Teachers

As our contract with McGraw Hill (Wonders) comes to a close, the District Literacy Committee is in the process of exploring new K–6 ELA programs. We are committed to selecting a program that is in line with the newly updated state core standards and that will meet the needs of K – 6 students and educators across the district. As part of this review process, we invite all teachers, administrators, and members of the community to explore each of the 3 programs being considered. Materials will be on display and available for review from 1:30pm – 3:30pm on Friday, May 13th at the GLC. A survey will be available for you to give feedback and share your insights on each of the programs being considered. We value your input and hope to see you on May 13th at the GLC!

American Heart Association CPR & First Aid Certification for Employees

For: All Employees

The Provo City School District nurses are offering certification for American Heart Association Heartsaver K-12 CPR/AED and First Aid. This certification is valid for two years. It is required that at least three people at each school be certified in CPR & First Aid. However, certification is recommended for all school staff, especially those who work with medically fragile students.

2022 Utah System Conference

For: Teachers and Admin

The Utah State Board of Education is holding a conference on Building Relationships to Foster Inclusive Practices. This two-day conference will be held in person at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah and includes a virtual component for persons who are not able to attend onsite.

ELA Standards- Draft Open for Comment

For: All Teachers

The draft of the preschool through Grade 12 Utah English Language Arts (ELA) standards are now open for public comment. You can provide feedback by clicking on the link below in person at one of these three public meetings:

  • April 4, 2022, 6-8 pm Sevier School District Office 180 E 600 N Richfield, UT 84701
  • April 27, 2022, 6-8pm Washington School District 121 West Tabernacle St. George, UT 84770
  • May 17, 2022, 6-8pm Ogden City School District 1950 Monroe Blvd Ogden, UT 84401

The public comment period end on June 14, 2022

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April Committee Meetings Reports

For: All Teachers

In April the District Science Committee, the District Literacy and District World Language Committee met. Read their reports on the employee website

April Benefit Buzz: Preventive Care Reminders

For: All Employees

One of the most valuable things you have in your life is your health, so it’s important to take care of it. Medical, dental, and vision preventive exams can catch possible conditions or issues in the early stage so you can begin to take the steps to treat or prevent the problem.

Suicide Prevention Training for License Renewal

For: All Teachers

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.

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