Pre-K Team Leader Meeting

3rd Nine Weeks- Feb. 3 @ Lucy Read and Feb. 10th @ Uphaus

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PK Registration

  • Registration begins April 4th
  • EC dept. will pay PK teachers for 8 hours of registration work
  • Campuses will be allotted 8 hrs. x # of PK teachers - If a teacher can't put in the 8hrs., another teacher may work the extra hours as long as the campus does not exceed the maximum # of hours allotted.
  • Teachers may log hours worked between April 4-29.
  • In order to be paid for the hours worked, teachers must complete the registration training either online or at the face-to-face training on MARCH 1st at Sanchez Elementary at 3:30.
  • Students registered in April must have LPAC completed before the child begins school in August.

PK and Kindergarten Orientation (formerly known as Round Up)

  • PK Orientation is optional
  • Kindergarten Orientation is scheduled for April 5th
  • Orientation packets will be going out to Principals soon

EC Summer Institute

We will have a summer institute again this year! It will be 1 day only.

  • July 18th @ Performing Arts Center
  • Sessions include: Conscious Discipline, Lisa Murphy aka "Ooey Gooey Lady", Dr. Mike, 2 make & take sessions
  • Registration will be through HCP (we'll let you know when the class is posted)

Engage Window

Testing dates are February 26th-March 31. Testing dates for TLI campuses are May 2-May 13.

Pretend & Learn

This video is from Gail Laubenthal's Pre-k class.
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Importance of Play Article

"Crisis in Kindergarten"

  • Everyone read p. 1 and Recommendations pp.6-7


A- "Play Builds Competence in Many Domains" p. 2

B- "How Kindergarten Has Changed" pp. 2-3

C- "Long Term Implications of the Disappearance of Play" p. 4

D- "Striking a Healthy Balance" and "Creating the Playful Kindergarten" pp. 4-6

Share out a quick summary of your assigned section through one of the following:

  • song/rap
  • skit
  • drawing
  • poem or rhyme

Vocabulary Game

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Q & A

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