The Professional Development(PD) and Evaluations Department handles the tracking of all inservice points that employees earn for participating in learning opportunities. They monitor and assist in the organization and facilitation of all District learning opportunities, ensuring that sessions are input properly into BusinessPlus.
Risk Management oversees many different areas in our District to keep everyone safe. Risk covers litigations, liability insurance, property insurance, worker's compensation, student accidents, claims filing, and legal requests related to liability suits.
At the beginning of each new school year, Superintendent Forson conducts a “Leadership Retreat” to set the tone for the months ahead. Many of us had the opportunity to listen to Mr. Forson present the goals for 2019-2020 School Year.
Representatives from Burlington Coat Factory recently donated $10,000 to classrooms at Durbin Creek Elementary School. Pictured from left to right are Principal Angela Fuller, Store Manager Vanja Rogulj, Assistant Manager Latrell Acliese, Assistant Principal Laverne Walker, and School Board Vice Chair Beverly Slough.
View photos of the Facilities and Operations Department's recently completed projects as well as other current projects including school expansions and single point of entry improvements.
On October 1 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Child and Adolescent Psychologist Edward C. Taylor, Ph.D., for a discussion on “The Principles of Reading Development, What Can Go Wrong and What You Can Do.” The discussion will be held at the Fullerwood Training Center located at 10 Hildreth Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
As a result of school closing due to Hurricane Dorian, St. Johns County School District will adjust the master school calendar for this year. On the 2019-2020 school calendar, Monday, October 14 is scheduled to be a teacher planning day, but in order to provide satisfactory instructional minutes, it will be a regular school day with students in attendance.
THE PLAYERS Make A Mark Award for August goes to Courtney Johnson of W. D. Hartley Elementary School, Kristen Meidling of Mill Creek Academy, and Suzanne Stauble of St. Augustine High School. Congratulations! Watch videos of each teacher receiving their award.
During one week in August, Winn Dixie ran a "round up" campaign, allowing shoppers to donate to St. Johns County School District's A.S.S.I.S.T. Program at the check out line which resulted in a donation of $4,046. Their support also included $10,000 in food to be distributed through Hugs Across the County and $5,000 in gift cards to help homeless students and unaccompanied youth in our county.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth ages 10-19. Awareness of this public health problem is the key to preventing further suffering and loss of life. The SJCSD has partnered with Flagler Health+ to provide crisis support information on the back of high school ID cards.