January 19, 2021
Five Things Teachers Need to Know!
1. MID-YEAR TEACHER SURVEY: PLEASE RESPOND
Please take 2-3 minutes to respond to this SD Catholic educator survey. A summary of the results will be shared in the next weekly e-news. This survey is intended for schools within San Diego County as we will be sending a separate survey next week to our Catholic school educators in Imperial Valley.
2. CELEBRATE YOUR PK-12 COLLEAGUES WITH A 1-SENTENCE NOMINATION!
Nominate one or more of your colleagues for their extraordinary efforts during this school year. During each weekday of Catholic Schools Week (February 1-5), we will share nominations and randomly select one nominee to win one of five $50 gift cards. Each nomination only needs to be one sentence. Click here to nominate your colleagues!
3. JOHNSON FELLOWS PROGRAM: APPLY NOW!
Check out this amazing (and FREE!) opportunity for SD Catholic K-12 educators who wish to deepen their understanding of best teaching practices for supporting students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. The summer institute will be held June 21-25 on Zoom. Learn more and apply here.
4. #CSW21 5th GRADE ESSAY AND KINDERGARTEN COLORING CONTESTS - DUE FRIDAY!
See our #CSW21SD e-news for more details: https://www.smore.com/s65pj
5. EVENTS, REMINDERS, & QUICK UPDATES:
MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT-THEMED PL FOR TEACHERS ON JAN. 21 AT 3:30
The Diocese of San Diego and the University of San Diego have begun a program in to provide online mental and behavioral support-themed professional learning for teachers. Our next session will be focused on Fostering Social-Emotional Connections with Students. Click here to register.
- NCEA CONVENTION: Be a part of the largest gathering of mission-driven teachers and leaders just like you. Register for the #NCEA2021 virtual convention!
LA CONGRESS: RECongress is a dynamic gathering of the global church, welcoming all to meet Jesus through Connection, Learning and Worship. This year's virtual event is $35 and sessions will be held February 18-21. See information and registration. Attendance hours qualify for catechetical certification renewal hours.