Weekly Update 12/8/15


Holiday Party Dec 18th 4:30-6 (informal)

It looks like 9 are coming so far - if you have location suggestions let me know
RSVP by Friday please here -

Interfaith celebrations!


    • 7-14Hanukkah * - Judaism (begins sundown on 6)
    • 8
      • Immaculate Conception - Catholic Christian
    • 12
      • Advent Fast begins- Orthodox Christian
      • Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christian
    • 8
      • Rohatsu (Bodhi Day) ** - Buddhist

Nominate your peer! - Deadline Dec 11

C3 Cincinnati Area Outstanding Teacher Award Nominations Deadline Dec. 11

Nominate one of your outstanding teacher colleagues. Through the combined efforts of the University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, Mount Saint Joseph University, and the Cincinnatus Association, each winner will be presented with a $500 cash prize and an award plaque noting their achievements. All winners, and those who have nominated them, will be honored at a banquet on Tuesday evening, February 9, 2016 at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. The nomination form, along with instructions for submitting all information required for the nomination, can be found online at: http://cech.uc.edu/teacheraward.html Nominations will be accepted through Friday, December 11, 2015.

Great article by #ELLChat participant: Changing Role of ESL Teachers

Collaboration and Professional Development - just two areas that we are constantly pushing the envelope. Read the article here.

#ELLchat (twitter chat) is Monday nights at 8pm eastern.
There is also a voxer group for ELLchat - let me know if you want to be added. It's a great PLN to be part of.