This summer was extremely productive in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department. Over 100 rising seniors completed summer internships related to their academy focus.
2017-18 is an accreditation review year for the St Johns County School District. Schools will be administering surveys, collecting classroom data and completing reflections throughout the fall semester. Also, diagnostic iReady testing is currently underway at all elementary, middle and K-8 schools.
Federal Programs is excited to have two new traveling ESOL teachers this year who will coach teachers, counselors and work with the students in small groups to help meet their needs. Federal Programs was also thrilled to be a part of promoting a first-ever Hispanic Character Camp this past July sponsored by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
First Coast Technical College (FCTC) is the new home for the students enrolled in Life Work. The goal of this program is to prepare students for competitive employment through student-centered planning and supported employment skill practice in the community.
On August 28, Early Childhood Services kicked off the Monday Funday program with “Once Upon a Mat,” a children’s yoga session. The Monday Funday program is not only for preschoolers but for parents as well.
The Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is composed of parents, educators, administrators, business representatives, and other interested community members concerned with the education of students with disabilities. The purpose of the committee is to provide information to parents and input to district staff regarding ongoing efforts to continuously improve services for students with disabilities.
The Gifted Parent Advisory Council (GPAC) meets four times per year to inform the school district about ways in which the district can improve its efforts in serving gifted students. Information about giftedness and ways to help gifted students are presented at these meeting. Parents of K-12 gifted students from throughout the district are encouraged to attend.
As a result of days lost due to Hurricane Irma the SJCSD will make up two school days on Monday, October 16 and Friday, November 10.
The final town hall meeting to discuss Attendance Zoning changes for the two new K-8 schools will be held Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. at First Coast Technical College, Character Counts Conference Center/Building C, at 2890 Collins Ave., St. Augustine, FL.
View a gallery of photos from the Topping Out Ceremony held at new K-8 School "LL" on September 18, 2017.