S9 Faculty Update

December 8-12

School Information

The November edition of Alabama Education News provides a link for the public to offer feedback on each of the Alabama College and Career Ready standards.  Feedback must be given by December 15.  Go to https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/AEN/AEN-NOV-2014.pdf to find the link to the Standards Review Homepage.

Peer Observations should be completed by December 18.  Teachers upstairs should give Mr. Gipson and the teacher observed a copy of the observation.  Teachers downstairs should give Mr. Barlow and the teacher observed a copy of the observation.

Incoming Superintendent, Matt Massey, will hold a Midterm Institute on January 2, 2015.  The event will be held at the Lee High School Auditorium.  The Sparkman cluster session is from 8:30 - 9:45.

Instructional Rounds will be on January 12.  Members from our cluster schools will be here to do Instructional Rounds in select classrooms.  They will be collecting information about our school's Focus of Practice (Formative Assessment and Providing Feedback).  

Remember to take the Speak Up survey.  http://www.speakup4schools.org/Speakup2014/

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Have a great week!