New Hire Learning Opportunities

Welcome to St. Johns County School District!

Throughout the school year, we offer various learning opportunities specifically designed for new teachers and teachers who are new to SJCSD.

Summer Institute for Novice Teachers

This opportunity is targeted for teachers who have just completed their first year teaching in SJCSD, or who are still in their first 3 years of teaching; however, all SJCSD teachers are welcome!

WHEN

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

8:00am – 3:00pm

(one hour for lunch is on your own)

WHERE

Palencia Elementary School

355 Palencia Village Drive

St. Augustine, FL  32095

https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/location/pes/

WHAT Join us for six hours of reflection and learning focused on three areas identified from the Professional Development Needs Assessment Survey completed in February 2022:

  1. Working With Non-Traditional Learners
    • An in-depth hands-on session working with IEPs, 504s, ELL Plans, and EPs to identify and explain accommodations and how to intentionally plan for them with a clarification of what the MTSS/RtI Process is REALLY!
      • Directly Aligns to FTEM Domain 1:  Elements 1, 2, &3; Domain 3:  Element 20
      • Directly Aligns to PLC Questions 1, 2, 3, and 4
  2. Digital Learning and Monitoring Tools
    • This session will focus on free, District-approved high-tech and low-tech tools that will both increase student cognitive engagement and monitor for learning
      • Directly Aligns to FTEM Domain 1:  Elements 1, 2, &3; Domain 2:  Elements 5-11; Domain 3:  Elements 18 & 20
      • Directly Aligns to PLC Questions  2
  3. Classroom Management and Engagement
    • Due to popular demand, this session will infuse both the opportunity to reflect on the successes and challenges that participants have experienced and provide research-based proven strategies to create a classroom community that proactively diffuses possible negative behaviors through high-yield engagement and student-focused instructional techniques
      • Directly Aligns to FTEM Domain 2:  Elements 5-11; Domain 3:  Elements 16 – 20
      • Directly Aligns to PLC Questions  2
  • Earn 6 hours of inservice credits towards certification renewal
  • Earn $20/hour recommended rate of pay (total $120= 6 hours x $20/hr)
  • Get a head start on preparing for next school year!
HOW DO I REGISTER? Click the link and sign in to BusinessPlus.  Then scroll down the page and click Register in the bottom, right corner:

Summer Institute for Novice Teachers 2022

 

Monthly New Hire Cohort ’21-’22:  This is an opportunity for teachers who are new to SJC to network, learn about district-specific practices, and hone instructional practices based upon the participant feedback.  Each participant will receive a copy of Teach Like A Champion 2.0.

Click the Registration links below:

21-22 New Hire Cohort October Monthly Training Session

21-22 New Hire Cohort November Monthly Training Session

21-22 New Hire Cohort December Monthly Training Session

21-22 New Hire Cohort January Monthly Training Session

21-22 New Hire Cohort February Monthly Training Session

21-22 New Hire Cohort March Monthly Training Session 

Monthly Year 2 Cohort:  This is an opportunity for teachers who are in their second (or third) year in SJC to network, learn about district-specific practices, and hone instructional practices through an intensive book study.  Each participant will receive a copy of Owning It.

Click the Registration link below:

21-22 Year 2/3 Cohort Monthly Training Sessions

New Teacher Toolkit:  This is a monthly  learning opportunity with a specific focus.  Most sessions will be led by representatives from various District Departments such as AIS, MTSS, ESE, Curriculum, etc.

Click the Registration link below:

2021-22 October 2021 Teacher toolbox session

2021-22 December 2021 Teacher toolbox session

2021-22 January 2022 Teacher toolbox session

2021-22 February 2022 Teacher Toolbox session

2021-22 March 2022 Teacher Toolbox session

Teach-In:  This is a one-day conference-style learning opportunity offered each semester.  This is a for teachers-by teachers event where almost every session is facilitated by a current model SJCSD teacher.  Interested in facilitating?  Submit a proposal

SJCSD Teach-In Schedule for the 2021-2022 School Year

Fall Teach-In

Flyer SJCSD Fall Teach-In 2021

Winter Teach-In

FLYER TEACH IN February 2022

Saturday, September 25, 2021

8:00-3:30

SJCSD Fall Teach-In 2021 Session Menu

Saturday, February 5, 2022

8:00-3:30

Interested in facilitating?  Submit a proposal

RJ Murray Middle School

150 N. Holmes Blvd.

St. Augustine, FL 32084

RJ Murray Middle School

150 N. Holmes Blvd.

St. Augustine, FL 32084

 

Sample sessions so far include:

PLC Overview- Kelly Richars & Keiysha Cornell

Achieving Classroom Management through a Positive Classroom Culture- Christi Pfaff, Bridget Jeffers, & Courtney Johnson

Finer Feedback in the Secondary Classroom- Justin Vogel

Finding Ways to Teach Units You Actually Want to Teach- Herrick Smith

Building Self-Sufficiency in the Classroom- Kylie Benetsky

Honing Our Craft with Peer Observation- Kylie Benetsky

Behavioral Points of Contact- Harold Johanessen

Brief Methods of Behavior Planning- Harold Johanessen

Reviewing Content & Collecting Data Using FREE Web-Based Gaming!- Kelly Hart & Jayme Stofko

Schoology 101:  Tips and Tricks for Making your life EASIER using Schoology Tools- Kelly Hart & Jayme Stofko

20 SWD Points to Renew- Melinda Bogart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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