Staff Development Day

September 16, 2013

Agenda

8:00-8:30 - Breakfast in the Library (Muffins & Bacon)

  • Housekeeping Items

    • Emergency Planning

    • Things to Share with Kids Tomorrow
    • 2014-15 District Calendar

    • Swather Pride Qualifications & Challenges

    • BLT Follow-Up

    • Library Discussion
    • Technology Discussion

8:30-8:45 - Teacher Climate Survey


8:45-11:30 - MTSS Work

  • Follow Up from MTSS Symposium

  • Tier I Planning for the Long-Term

  • Time to View Data & Plan


11:30-12:30 - Lunch on Own


12:30-1:00 - The Core Six

  • Expectations on Implementing Strategies

  • Edmodo Discussions


1:00-3:00 - SAMs & RCD


Emergency Planning

I. Bus Evacuation Drill & Tornado Drill
  • Tuesday, September 17 - 8:05ish


II. Fire Drill

  • Taking Class Roster
  • What if scenarios


III. Lockdown Drill

  • Be Ready this Week!!


Swather Pride

Qualifications
  • No grade below a B in any class as of last school day of month

  • No unexcused absences for the month

  • No discipline referrals for the month

  • No ASP assignments for the month

  • No Tardies for the month


Benefits

  • Extended recess time

  • Early lunch

  • Weekly drawings

  • Swather bucks

  • Friday Donuts


Procedures

  • Reports run by office and Swather Pride list posted first day of each month

  • Students have opportunity to be on Swather Pride each month

  • Recognition (t-shirt) for students on Swather Pride each month for the year

  • Ask PTO and other organizations to help fund our benefits of Swather Pride


Purpose

  • Promote the ideals and values of Hesston Middle School (Pillar System)

  • To provide positive reinforcement when students meet high expectations