Classified Edition - February 22, 2022
URS Tier 2 Presentation
If you are in your first year with the Utah Retirement Service (URS), and would like help with deciding which plan would be best, you won’t want to miss this presentation. A representative from URS will be at the district office doing a presentation for those new hires that are within their 1 year of service credit. Please join us on Tuesday, March 29th at 4:00 p.m. in the executive conference room.
Wellness Journey: Almost There
You only have a week left on the Great Escape Challenge – don’t forget to sync your steps. Challenge ends the 28th of February. Last day to upload step is March 1! Remember: If you sync your steps all 4 weeks you will receive an incentive. District wide challenge starts March 5: Keep track of your weekly steps and report them to your wellness manager or Cat Miner.
2022 Spring NAME Conference
National Association of Multicultural Education 2022 Conference Co-Chair, Ludwig van Broekhuizen and NAME leaders are currently planning a virtual conference for March 10–12, 2022, to bring together educators, community activists and change agents to help re-charge our dedication to multicultural education. Registration is now open!
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
Have you ever needed to quickly create a new Google Doc, Sheet, Slides presentation, or Form, but then had to go through multiple clicks to open a new tab, open your Google Drive, and create the document? Well, click no more. Instead, simply go to the address/search bar in Google Chrome and type docs.new, sheets.new, slides.new, forms.new…you get the gist. Jump right into creating your document!
February 2022 Benefits Buzz
You can make Benefits changes in Employee Navigator. When you experience a life event, do you know how to report any changes that need to be made? Provo City School District uses Employee Navigator for Open Enrollment and life event changes and then report them to the insurance carriers. If adding a life event, log into Employee Navigator, and click on the Life Events tab.