October 26, 2017

Vanguard Activity Points

View your current total or submit new activities.

October School Team Meetings

Local School Vanguard/Vanchise Meeting. Every Team member present should complete this form. Complete this form foo Aug, Sept & Oct. Use the date of the meeting. After this month there will be no back logging.

Vanguard Coaching Information

EXTRA EXTRA Read all about it!!!!

Big image



We have confirmed that the Vanguard member with the most points by the final deadline will earn a FREE trip to ISTE 2018 in Chicago!!

TIM Updates

If your TIM list needs to be adjusted, you must enter the information using the form below. We are unable to keep up with individual requests through email and Teams. This allows us to have everything in one place.

If you have a KSU iTeach coach or Vanguard Learning Community Lead in your school, please see him/her about updating your list.

GaETC Presentations

If you are presenting at GaETC, please complete this form with your presentation information. Your name and email will be automatically collected.

GaETC Presentations

Big image


#FCSVanguard Chat

November 2 Topic: GaETC: All You Wanted to Know and More!

Hosted By: Marisa Wesker @weskerteach

Remember, all of your tweets need to contain: #fcsvanguard

This year twitter chats will be twice a month on Thursday at 7:30PM.

1st Semester: Nov 2 & 16, Dec 7

Be prepared for the participation link! #VanPoints

Big image

Shout Out!


Thank you to the 77 educators who participated in edcampFULTON over the weekend!

Save the Dates:
Feb 24 - Bear Creek MS
Mar 24 - Lake Forest ES
Big image


AJC Celebrating Teachers Honoree: Farhat Ahmad

Congratulations are in order for Farhat Ahmad who was selected as one of ten teachers honored at the inaugural AJC Celebrating Teachers awards. Out of 375 nominees, Farhat and his work with personalized learning at McClarin Success Academy stood out among the crowd. His use of instructional technology has been phenomenal.
Big image

New Member INFO

As a leadership team, we are working to implement a new on-boarding process. To provide a solid foundation in instructional coaching and Vanguard policies and procedures. New Members will spend the remaining time of this semester working through the course.

New members will earn Vanguard Perks after successful completion of the on boarding course. Successful completion is earning 25 points through the new member course by Dec 21, 2017. These perks include but not limited to a Vanguard iPad Pro with data Plan.

New Member need to know:
  • Check out the New Member Channel on TEAMS! - this is your go to location for new member information.
  • New Member Meeting - Nov. 10, 2017 - 1:15pm - following Keynote at GaETC - those unable to attend will find all meeting information on TEAMS New Member shortly following the meeting.
  • New Member Course through iTunesU- opens Nov. 10, 2017 - an iOS devices is required to complete the course. If you don't have an iPad (or iPhone) complete this form. (this will be a loaner iPad without data plan and will distributed at GaETC New Member Meeting)
  • New Member Induction - Jan. 5, 2018 at the Vanguard PD Day.
  • New Members are still welcome to earn activity points.

New Member Coordinator

Justin Evans will serve as the new member coordinator for all new members. Justin is the math instructional coach at Haynes Bridge Middle School and is passionate about the transformative potential of coaching.

Twitter: @jeevans
Big image

#VanPoint Challenge

Apple Clips

At Apple Avalon's Teacher Tuesday this week teachers learned about Clips. Clips is a great way to quickly share information. Here is a great info graphic to started with CLIPS.

Here is a great Clip from the guys at @Gimme5clips on CLIPS.

The challenge is simple... create a #onestoryforward Clip focusing on Vanguard.
  • Start the video with the logo.
  • Create your Clip by following the story spine below.
  • Videos should be brief - no longer than 90 seconds.
  • Videos should end with a question that provokes thinking related to the FCS Vanguard Mission.
  • End the video with the hashtag & Vanguard Logo.
  • Tweet video with ALL THREE hashtags #onestoryforward #FCSVanguard #classroomclips

Clips need to be posted no later than NOV 3, 2017 to be eligible for #VanPoints!!

Big image
Big image
Big image

FCS Vanguard Team

Our mission as a Vanguard team is to build the capacity of FCS educators and leaders to personalize learning through coaching and instructional technology.