OFS Weekly

January 19, 2021

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Inauguration Day 2021 Resources

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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.

Shout out to the City Beach cluster (see photo below)! Approximately 85 teachers and administrators in the City Beach cluster met last Friday to collaborate around teacher clarity and their respective learning tracks. Teacher leaders, principals, and assistant principals facilitated focused breakout room conversations. It was a productive morning for all involved!
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