The Life Work and Project SEARCH Transition Programs use the workplace to provide students with the knowledge and skills that will help them connect experiences while in school to real life work activities and future career opportunities.
In October, SJCSD staff presented at the state contact meeting for teachers of the deaf and visually impaired on the successful use of a research-based reading and language intervention used for students who use sign language.
Dr. Esther Seward, assistant principal at R. J. Murray Middle School, hosted a tea party for an inclusive group of young ladies at the school on October 30. Everyone had an opportunity to learn and practice social conversations, manners and etiquette in a fun way.
The St. Johns County School District will celebrate "150 Years of Excellence in Education" on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. at the School Board's Main Office located at 40 Orange Street in St. Augustine, FL. The public is invited to attend.
The CHARACTER COUNTS! Steering Committee is calling all walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts to participate in the CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9 a.m.
On December 3 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Sandra M. Rebeor, PSY.D., M.S.H.S., for a discussion titled “Stress Management for Caregivers of Students with Disabilities.”
The Technology Support division of the IT Department helps to kick off another great start to the school year. The school-based TSS are dedicated to getting all student and staff machines ready for the start of the school year, along with keeping up with every day technology needs at their schools.
The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) is seeking student input on Career and Technical Education (CTE) as it is offered in the State of Florida. The survey offers middle and high school students an opportunity to provide input about a their participation, experiences and opinions on CTE programs.
Cathy Weber, director for budget and SJCSD chief negotiator, was recently elected as president of the Florida Educational Negotiators (FEN) for the 2019-2020 school year. Also, Dawn Posey, director of accounting and payroll, was a presenter at the September Institute of Florida School Finance (IFSF) training held in Orlando.
THE PLAYERS Make A Mark Award for September goes to Katie Bohatch, a 7th grade English Language Arts teacher at Valley Ridge Academy, and Jennifer Peters-Smith, who is also a Language Arts teacher at Pedro Menendez High School. Congratulations! Watch videos of the teachers receiving their awards.