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The Juneau Education Association’s fall professional development series is Education Technology in the Classroom. This 5 session workshop allows participants that meet the syllabus requirements to earn 1 continuing education credit. JEA members are welcome to attend all or individual sessions of interest. Stay tuned for a course and session sign up. All classes areTuesday evenings from 4:30-7:00 at TMHS.
Course introduction, business items and UA registration
Universal Design for Learning
Introduction to Google Chrome features and extensions
Google Apps for Education, including: Documents, Calendar and Classroom
Video in the Classroom: Youtube and PlayPostIt
Teacher tools for instruction: Formative, Actively Learn, Newsela
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SaveOnEnergy.com will award six $500 grants to be used toward classroom materials and activities. Grant recipients’ lesson plans will be featured on the website for other teachers to utilize as resources for their own classrooms. Lesson plans can range in subject and creativity, as long as they meet the grant criteria and students are engaged and encouraged to learn about energy.
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I am happy to report that the Tentative Agreement for a 3-year contract passed on Wednesday, May 25. The next step for the agreement is to go before the School Board for approval.
Congratulations to our negotiating team: Jennifer Thompson, Michele Thompson, Jamie Marks, Kelly Chavez, Patrick Roach, Laura Mulgrew and Monica Southworth!
JEA RATIFICATION MEETING
Our JEA Membership Ratification Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
The meeting will take place at 4:30 PM in the JDHS Auditorium.
Upon entering the auditiorium, ALL JEA MEMBERS will need to sign-in to the members-only meeting. We will be explaining and answering questions regarding the proposed Tentative Agreement between JSD and JEA. You may review the Tentative Agreement and the proposed salary schedules below (both available as pdf copies).
Hope to see you there!