Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

“SEEC”ing Superheroes

Are you willing to share your teacher superpowers at the 2017 Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference (SEEC)? Mark your calendar for the Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The focus of the event will be student … Continue reading

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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Middle & High Summer School Jobs

Summer Employment opportunity for middle and high school teachers. Positions include: Middle School Summer School (LAUNCH) King’s Fork Middle School Teacher Dates: June 28, 2017 –August 3, 2017 Student Dates: July 5, 2017 – August 3, 2017 Teacher Work Day June … Continue reading

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2017 Elementary Summer School Employment Opportunities

The 2017 LEAP Elementary Summer School Program is seeking staff for its academic program and for its enrichment program to be held this year June 28 – July 27. The academic program is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The enrichment … Continue reading

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Updated Report Card Directions – Date Change for MP2

Updated Report Card directions for teachers are included in this post. Please, discard all prior versions. The only changes to the directions are the due date for completion of MP2 grades and the date the division will move to MP3. … Continue reading

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Google Classroom Guardian Feature

Teachers using Google Classroom may want more information about the Guardian feature. Classroom Support  provides this information for teachers, students and guardians. Teacher Resource – Communicate with guardianss Student Resource – About guardian email summaries Guardian Resource – Classroom email summaries for guardians … Continue reading

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Suffolk Roots for Literacy Winter Mini Reading Conference

The Suffolk Reading Council is sponsoring a mini-conference on Saturday, Feb. 4  The theme is “Literacy: The Root to All Learning.” Nansemond River High School 9 am to 12 noon Keyonte Speaker:  Newport News Public Schools’ Reading Teacher of the … Continue reading

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Ditch that Textbook Digital Summit

Did you participate in the Matt Miller, Ditch that Textbook Summit? Submit your certificates of participation on this form to receive credit in Edivate. The form will be available until Monday, January 23, 2017. Did you miss all or some … Continue reading

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Digital Summit

REGISTER for your ticket to Matt Miller’s Ditch that Textbook Digital Summit. This event will provide participants with FREE, online professional development. The Digital Summit begins on December 16, 2016 and ends December 24, 2016. Each day there will be an amazing presentation from … Continue reading

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9th Annual Professional Student Conference

Attention Ninth Grade Students! Register today for the 9th Annual Professional Student Conference on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn.   2016 Student Conference Flyer

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Report Card Directions

Updated Report Card directions for teachers are included in this post. Please, discard all prior versions.   For the 2016-2017 school year, all components of the report card must be completed by the following dates: MP1 – November 10 MP2 … Continue reading

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eSchool, TAC, HAC, IEPPlus and Cognos Outage

eSchoolPlus and all Sungard applications used in Suffolk Public Schools will go off-line to users at 4 PM, Sunday October 16 and will remain inaccessible until noon on Monday, October 17.  eSchool, TAC, HAC, IEPPlus and Cognos will not be available during this time period.  This planned outage … Continue reading

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Professional Development Opportunity Saturday, October 15, 2016

There are a few seats left for the Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference. Navigate to the SEEC website for more information about the event or to register.

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Scheduled HAC Outage

Due to a scheduled outage, HAC will be offline from 4 PM, Sunday October 16 until noon on Monday, October 17.

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Progress Report Directions

Division dates for teachers to complete the Interim Progress Report process are: MP1 – 10-4-16 MP2 – 12-13-16 MP3 – 3-2-17 MP4 – 5-15-17 Interim Progress Report directions: Progress Report Directions for Kindergarten Teachers Progress Report Directions for Teachers of … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Register

Registration for the Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference will close Friday, September 30, 2016.   Registration Form

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Set Sail on an Amazing Adventure

Registration for the Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference (SEEC) is now open! SEEC will be held at King’s Fork High School on October 15, 2016, from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The event will feature a keynote presentation delivered by … Continue reading

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“SEEC”ing All Pirates!

UPDATE! Registration will open Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:00 AM. Save the date for the Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference, SEEC, featuring Dave Burgess, author of Teach Like a Pirate. The Suffolk Excellence in Education Conference includes a keynote … Continue reading

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Before you leave for summer break, please be reminded of the following technology items:

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Scheduled eSchool Outage

An eSchool update has been scheduled starting Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. until Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in the morning. During this time there will be no access to eSchool, TAC and HAC.

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Where do I find my recertification points?

Recertification and STAR points are awarded on your transcript in Edivation. This video shows where to access the transcript. VIDEO

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