I just gave away $5250.00 to 7 very deserving seniors. We do good work! Photo to follow.
Dear VVTA Members, By now you may have heard that the VVTA has declared impasse in negotiations with the VVUSD. Please be assured this was not a decision that was made hastily by the Executive Board and the Negotiations Team. It was made with thoughtful consideration. The facts are as follows: The District promised compensation […]
Thank you all for always doing what is best for students.
RIVERSIDE: Fellowship helps teacher travel for passion, education by Melanie C. Johnson, Contributing Writer – The Press-Enterprise – May 2, 2015 Rancho Verde High School teacher preps for a trip to the Galapagos Islands as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship awardee. For Mike Presser, the key to understanding cultures and connecting with people and places is […]
I had a great time visiting March Middle School on Wednesday with the cabinet and then talking with the staff at lunch. There are many great things going on there with very dedicated teachers. ~AT
News: EDUCATION: Plan to help black students unveiled | african, students, american, county, education, school, riverside, percent, group, schools Source: EDUCATION: Plan to help black students unveiled – Press Enterprise
Arne Duncan: ‘White suburban moms’ upset that Common Core shows their kids aren’t ‘brilliant’ “Their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were,” he said, referring to lowered scores on tests aligned to the Common Core Standards. More info @ http://ift.tt/1HqAICJ Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://ift.tt/1aumYYU April 23, 2015 at […]
For those of you that have student loans you are still paying off for yourself, here are some ways you may be able to get some of them forgiven. ~AT
Student Loan Cancellation/Deferment Options for Teachers | NEA Member Benefits If you’re an educator serving in a low-income or subject-matter shortage area, it might be possible for you to cancel or defer your student loans. More info @ http://ift.tt/1JomVtE Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://ift.tt/1aumYYU April 20, 2015 at 06:06PM
Collaboration seems to be the key to learning more than the technology itself. What do you think is more important?
Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study Students perform better if they share an iPad with another student as opposed to having one all to themselves, according to a new study. Though… More info @ http://ift.tt/1PUYh9c Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://ift.tt/1aumYYU April 16, 2015 at 05:59PM
Friends, take a look at page 2, Kory Bootsma is showing off what she did in our district with the IFT grant. This is a great grant with a 33% acceptance rate. IFT Newsletter-March 2015
Please donate to this if you believe the kids of Perris deserve a great place to go after school. http://www.gofundme.com/mlzlew
Congratulations to Mr. McCormick. We look forward to working with you to continue our open channels of communications and transparent working relationships. Let’s continue our endeavor on creating communities of educational excellence by building leadership to develop the schools our students and teachers deserve. ~AT
Just left a committee meeting at UCR. We may have a new STEM certificate created for a possibility of focused PD and the ability to go over on the pay scale. AT
On Tuesday night our School Board got together to decide how we would search for our new Super. After about an hour of open and honest deliberation and comments from visitors, the Board decided 3-2 that the best way to hire our new Superintendent would be to interview all of the internal candidates and then […]