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  1. A place where inspiration, creativity, and innovation chart the course for success.” Southside Elementary Museums Magnet School 2007-2008 School Year August 16, 2007

  2. Welcome New Staff • Ms. Cruz (4th Grade) • Ms. Pace (1st Grade) • Ms. Rohani (Kindergarten) • Mr. Amburoso (2nd Grade) • Ms. Ober (5th Grade) • Ms. Rodriguez-Berrios (Gifted) • Ms. Barreiro (Music) • TBA (PE ½ day)

  3. Congratulations New Positions • Ms. Miranda (Kindergarten) • Ms. Fernandez-Quincoces (Kindergarten) • Ms. Gomez (1st Grade) • Ms. Moreira (1st Grade) • Ms. Rodriguez (4th Grade) • Ms. Fernandez (5th Grade) • Ms. Alonso (5th Grade) • Ms. Gonzalez (5th Grade) • Ms. Delvalle (ESE) • Mr. Cella (ESE) • Ms. Stampelos (2nd Grade) • Ms. Reyna (Full Time Art)

  4. Congratulations! "A" "A" "A" "A" "A" "A"

  5. Reading Test Comparison

  6. Mathematics Test Comparison

  7. Writing Test Comparison

  8. John Lennon “Life is what happens while you’re making other plans.”

  9. Internet - Website • Updated monthly • Next year’s handbook mentions teacher websites

  10. Accident Insurance Forms • Brochure on first day • Refer parents to handbook

  11. American’s with Disabilities Act • Prohibits Discrimination • 1-800-514-0301 (Voice) • http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada

  12. Attendance Policy • Intervention: • 5 unexcused absences/semester • 10 unexcused absences/year • 6 meetings a year • Withhold grades until: • Make up assignments • School service project • Probation period • Permanent withhold final grade/credit

  13. Attendance Policy con’t • Illness (Dr. note after 5 days) • Medical Appt (note w/ time & date) • Death in Family • Religious Holiday • Field Trip • Court Order • Outdoor Suspensions

  14. Attendance Policy con’t • Vacations, personal services, non-school events • Baby sitting • Illness of others • Immunization non-compliance

  15. Birthdays

  16. Bloodborne Pathons • Eliminate or minimize exposure • Report exposure immediately!

  17. Dismissal Roster • Front of School • Primary Teachers daily • 3:00 – 3:20 pm

  18. Certification • Current certificate • Statement of Eligibility, if necessary • College Transcripts, if necessary • http://www.fldoe.org/edcert

  19. Code of Ethics & Principles of Professional Conduct • Ethics: • Value every person • Strive for growth • Maintain respect • Principles: • Obligation to students • Obligation to the public • Obligation to profession

  20. Code of Student Conduct • Go over first day • Groups • Consequences

  21. Comprehensive Reading Plan • 50/40/30 + 30 • Whole group • Small group • Individual instruction • Independent reading

  22. Conferences • Early Release Afternoon (11:45 am) • 10/16/07 • 01/15/08 • Evening Conferences • 11/13/07 • 02/19/08 • ½ day opt or hourly pay • Regular conferences

  23. Critical Incident Plan • RED ALERT • CODE RED-WEATHER ALERT

  24. Curriculum Resource Material • African American history • Holocaust • Hispanic Heritage • Women’s Contribution to US • Veteran’s Sacrifices • Character Education

  25. Dismissal Procedures • No dismissal 30 min prior • Valid ID • Student Data Card

  26. District Strategic Plan • 2008 Goals: • Strategies: • New curricula • Enhanced services • CIM

  27. Dress Code (Employee) • Positive dress • Neat • Well groomed • Appropriate

  28. Dress Code (Student) • Appropriate • Neat • Well groomed • Uniform

  29. EESAC • Once a month • 7:30 am-8:00 am • Elections

  30. Employee Assistance Program • Alcoholism • Drug use • Emotional • Health • Family • Stress • Marital • Financial • Legal • vocational

  31. Faculty Meetings 2007-2008 • First Tuesday • Third Wednesday • - contract: only one Wednesday a month

  32. Federal Programs and Grant Administration • 305-995-1289 prior to development of any grant application • Impact Idea Expo • The Teacher Conference • October 6, 2007 at Miami Beach Convention Center 8:15-3:30 pm

  33. Final Preparations for Opening Day • Class Roster • Daily Schedule • Plans • Standards and Procedures • Review Code of Conduct • Rainy Day Dismissal • Arrival and Dismissal Plan • Parent/Student Handbook • Discipline Plan • Attendance

  34. Field Trip Procedures • Museums are Mandatory • Chaperones needed! • End of Year Trip • Begin fundraising and collecting now • Additional Learning Expeditions • Real-world Experiences • Good field trips bring lessons to life. • Increased motivation for learning • More positive attitude

  35. Financial Obligations for Students • Art • $2.00 semiannual for Exhibition Night Materials (grades Kg-5) • Music • $4.00 per year for instruments (grades 2-5) • Chorus • Girls: Black dress or black skirt/blouse • Boys: Black pants, white shirt, tie, jacket optional

  36. Fire Drill Procedures • Single file • Follow route assigned • Bring attendance cards/roster • Wait for single bell • Tentative fire drill schedule

  37. First Week of School Attendance • August 20, 2007 • Use electronic grade book for attendance by 9:30 am • Pull No Shows from attendance cards • Alphabetize present students and mark with “E” on 8/20/07 • Messenger will pick up No Shows and Count Sheet at 10:00 am • Children not on list must be sent to the office.

  38. First Week of School Attendance con’t • Tuesday, August 21, 2007-August 24, 2007 • Do not accept any children that did not show up the day before (even if they are on your original list) • Electronic gradebook by 9:30 am • Mark attendance cards with black ink. • Do not mark tardies until after Tuesday, August 28th.

  39. Food and Nutrition Program • Breakfast (7:30-8:15 am) • Students - $0.00 • Adults - $2.00 • Lunch • Students - $1.75 • Reduced Price, Students - $0.40 • Adults - $3.00 • PayPam!!!!

  40. Grading Policy

  41. Grading Policy

  42. Conduct • Student’s Behavior • Citizenship Development • Independent of Academic and Effort

  43. Honor Roll Qualifications

  44. Interim Progress Reports • September 9, 2007 • November 28, 2007 • February 27, 2008 • May 14, 2008

  45. Report Cards Distribution • November 6, 2007 • February 6, 2008 • April 22, 2008 • June 24, 2008

  46. Hall/Hall Passes • Bathroom Breaks • Out of class in pairs • Hall Passes

  47. HIV/AIDS Information • Comprehensive AIDS education program (5th grade)

  48. Important Dates - Testing

  49. Incident Reporting • Report any arrests • Keep relationships professional • Alternative Measures to Suspensions • Violence not tolerated • Personnel Investigative Model (PIM)