Plano_RDSPD Staff Chat
Plano RDSPD Staff News May 4, 2015
Welcome to the first edition of the Plano_RDSPD Staff Chat.
This is a new newsletter for the staff of the Plano Regional Day School Program for the Deaf. We want to find another means to communicate to keep our staff updated and informed about all aspects of our program that may affect you. Staff Chat will be archived on MyPISD. Please take a few minutes to share feedback with us. We need to know what you need.
Dates to Know
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month - www.infanthearing.org,
May 4 @ 4:15 - PSHS - Plano RDSPD Action Plan
May 5 @ 3:30 - Haggard - Plano RDSPD Action Plan
May 6 @ 3:00 - Cox - Plano RDSPD Action Plan
May 7 @ 8:00 - DE TL Meeting
May 11 @ 3:30 - Haggard - Conversational Competence & ToM
May 13 @ 4:15 - Vines - Plano RDSPD Action Plan
May 14 @ 4:15 - PSHS - Conversational Competence & ToM
May 20 @ 3:00 - Pearson - ToM
May 21 @ 3:00 - Davis - Plano RDSPD Action Plan
May 21 @t 6:00 pm - Davis - Parent Meeting - Picnic
June 5th last day of school in Plano ISD
Check with your campus for policy on make up days & documentation
SEE Conference in Irving - June 29 -July 3
August 2 days durining the first week - Region 10 Visual Phonics
August 12 - 14 - Region 13 - Struggling Readers
August 13 Teachers return
August 17 Paraprofessionals, Interpreters, interveners, and CART providers return
August 24 School begins in Plano ISD
Plano RDSPD May Picnic & Social
Thursday, May 21st, 6pm
2701 Parkhaven Drive
Please use and share our Social Media contacts with Parents:
We want to make connections with you:
Facebook - Plano_RDSPD
Twitter - @Plano_RDSPD #PlanoDeafEd
MyPISD for students enrolled in Plano ISD
Plano Parent Folder - http://tinyurl.com/PlanoRDSPDParents
Remind - text @rdspd to 81010
We also still answer our phones and our emails. Please feel free to contact us at any time.
Our main office number is 469 752-5590.
Helpful Links and Information
Summer Camps - http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1591852
AG Bell - PepNet - http://www.pepnet.org/
Texas Hands and Voices - http://www.txhandsandvoices.org/txhv/
PepNet - http://www.pepnet.org/ Transition
TSD Summer Activities - http://www.texasdhhresources.org/
RIT Student Programs - http://www.rit.edu/~w-k12/programs-interest.php
Please keep the helpful links coming. I will post them in this section of Staff Chat.
I would like to use this section of Staff Chat for special thank yous and appreciation. Please send them to me to be included in Staff Chat.
A big, huge thanks goes to Cindy Williams for organizing the Optimist Speech Contest for our students. It was such a success. I was so proud of our students as they gave their speeches. Pleae see the Parent Newsletter for the winners.
Teacher Appreciation Week:
I can not express in the appropriate words my thanks to the entire Plano RDSPD Staff for everything you do for students day in and day out. You work tirelessly and with heart to provide the best for each and every student. We would not be know as such a good program without your dedication and commitment to your students. Thanks again for all you do.
What do you want from a newsletter?
Our Mission is to serve students with auditory impairment by providing educational challenges and opportunities which empower them to become productive and independent individuals.