TMS IC Update

April 29, 2016

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Together Mastering Success


Together, we will provide a safe, innovative environment and will develop motivated and productive 21st century learners.

Spring Roster Verification

SPRING ROSTER VERIFICATION: (Share with Teachers)

teacher roster verification step-by-step instructions

Teacher Verification Window: April 23rd - May 20th

Professional Development

Central Support Services and the Board of Education Survey

Central Support Services and the Board of Education Survey to Open Monday April 25, 2016.


The departments that comprise Central Support Services and the Board of Education of Iredell-Statesville Schools are always attempting to improve services to our employees. Since we value your opinion, please take a few minutes to click the appropriate link to access and complete the survey to evaluate these departments and the Board. This site will remain active from 6:00 AM Monday, April 25, 2016 until 5:00 PM Friday, May 6, 2016

All responses are anonymous, (as long as you are not signed in to Schoolwires) no individual respondent or computer can be identified, so please be candid.


Link for Building and District Non-Administrators:
http://iss.schoolwires.com/cssnonadmin


Thank you in advance for your responses. If you have any questions, please contact Brie Beane atbrianne_beane@iss.k12.nc.us

New Literacy Modules Carry Credit

New Literacy Modules Carry Credit

Educator Effectiveness has heard your requests for more courses that carry literacy credit. After careful review, we are happy to announce that two additional courses within the Home Base PD System catalog meet the statutory description (115c-296(b)(1)b) of a literacy credit.


Supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in the Classroom: Action Research from the GTNand The Reading and Writing Connection: Action Research from the GTN Project are literacy modules produced by the Governor’s Teacher Network action research project. For a detailed description of the two courses, please visit http://www.rt3nc.org/ For support on issues related to online professional development, please contact Dr. Geetanjali Soni at geetanjali.soni@dpi.nc.gov.


Meredith K-8 Mathematics Leadership Summit - This is a great opportunity for middle school Math teachers to obtain high quality Math PD at a low cost.

Personal Learning Networks

Teaching Midldle School Students About Personal Finance at the Fed

Personal Finance at the Fed

Register Now! Before It Closes

This workshop, presented by NCCEE and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch, will provide interactive resources for teaching personal finance to middle and high school students. Teachers will receive certificates for 7 or 10 hours of PD. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend, but space is limited so register now! Please note that you will need to bring a laptop or tablet as you will need to access the internet during this interactive workshop. You will also need to bring a valid form of identification to enter the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch.

Workshop Location:

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch

530 East Trade Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

**Parking is available directly across Trade Street. Cost is $5-10 per day depending on special events nearby.

Teacher and Student Opportunity

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NCDPI STUDENT LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

What: The 2016 Student Leadership Institute

When:June 13- 16, 2016

Where: Pfeiffer University Campus, Misenheimer, NC

I AM CHARACTER… I AM LEADERSHIP… I AM SERVICE!

Brief Description:The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is pleased to announce its fifth annual NCDPI Student Leadership Institute (SLI). This 4 day institute for rising fourth through twelfth graders is designed to prepare students to take active roles in their schools and communities through service-learning. The Institute facilitators will engage participants in active, minds-on, hands-on learning that will assist students and their adult mentors with developing the skills needed to engage in at least one service-learning experience when they return to their schools and communities.

For eligibility requirements, a detailed flyer announcement, and the application, visit: http://charactermattersnc.com/ncdpi-student-leadership-institute/.

For more information contact: Fay Gore,

Fay.gore@dpi.nc.gov

Food For Thought

Just For Fun

99 Reasons Teachers Rock

66. Teachers get to keep their childlike excitement about things like pep rallies, school plays and snow days.

67. Teachers learn from their students.

68. Teachers make the best of the busted ed tech they’re given.

69. Teachers “prepare young people for the world. They teach them valuable skills they need for the future.” According to iPadlord on Yahoo!Answers

70. Teachers are a good example for their students.