Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

“SEEC”ing All Pirates!

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 workshop presented by Dave Burgess in the morning. The rest of … Continue reading

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Almost….there….

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

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HAC Outage

Due to a scheduled update HAC will not be available starting Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. until Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in the morning.

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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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Retiring or leaving the division?

If you are retiring or leaving the division, do you know that access to your Suffolk Public Schools email and user account will be terminated after the last payroll run for the 2015-2016 school year? Do you know that you … Continue reading

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Summer Curriculum Development Committees

Applications for Summer Curriculum developers are being accepted now. Please see the Summer Curriculum Development Flyer for information. Applications are due to Keesha Hicks at SAO by May 4, 2016. Summer Curriculum Development Flyer 2016 Summer Curriculum Development Application 2016 … Continue reading

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Elementary Summer Enrichment Program Needs Teachers

Positions for the elementary summer school enrichment program are still open. If interested, submit a completed application and proposal to Pam Connor.   Summer School Enrichment Application Enrichment Proposal Form

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New Online Courses Added

Three new courses have been release for teacher professional development. The courses will be facilitated in Moodle. Newly add courses are: Google Classroom Online Course Type: Online and Asynchronous (participants work through material independently) Start and End Dates: Anytime STAR/Recertification … Continue reading

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Students Profit from Non-Traditional Extravaganza …

Suffolk Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education Advisory Council recently hosted its 7th Annual Non-Traditional Extravaganza on Thursday, February 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront. All sophomores and juniors were invited. This event provided the students the opportunity … Continue reading

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Middle and High Summer School Applications

Summer Employment opportunity for middle and high school teachers. Positions include: Middle School Office Clerk Classroom Teacher Virtual Teacher Summer School Curriculum Writing High School Classroom Teacher Program Dates: Middle School Summer School – June 29, 2016 to July 28, … Continue reading

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Google My Maps Online Professional Development Registration is Open

Learn about the Google My Maps service launched by Google in April 2007 that enables users to create custom maps for personal, educational use or for sharing.  Users can add points, lines, and shapes on top of Google Maps using an editor … Continue reading

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Is TAC slow?

If TAC is running slowly, it may be time to do some “housekeeping.” Having a large number of reports saved in TAC will affect functionality and the ability to generate additional reports. Look to see if you have a large … Continue reading

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Summer Teacher Employment for Extended School Year Program

Teachers interested in working this summer for the ESY Program must complete the online application by close of business, February 3, 2016.   ESY Employment Online Application

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Report Card Directions and MP2 Adjustments

The only adjustment to the second nine weeks reporting period is that February 1, 2016, is now a MP2 date and MP3 begins on February 2, 2016. All previously scheduled MP2 deadlines remain the same. Elementary School Report Card Directions … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Interactive Achievement

Interactive Achievement onTRAC Assessment Management System (AMS) is a balanced online assessment system that uses formative, interim, and summative assessments to measure student performance and progress in ways that address immediate student needs, inform instruction, and guide continuous educational improvement. … Continue reading

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Online PD Course Opportunity

Two online professional development courses, Tame Your Inbox and eInstruction Interwrite Learning, have been posted in Edivation. You must register for the courses in Edivation to participate. Tame Your Inbox – Anytime Anyplace – complete within the second semester – … Continue reading

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Elementary Summer School Employment Opportunity

Elementary Summer School Program Learning and Enrichment for Academic Progress (L.E.A.P) Elephant’s Fork Elementary School **Pending Board Approval** Teacher in-service days: June 22 and June 23 Student days: June 27, 2016 through July 28, 2016 (Monday through Thursday, except July … Continue reading

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Interim Progress Reports

Division Interim Progress Reports go home on Friday, December 11, 2015. Directions for the IPR process are below. Newly added to the bottom of the IPR is a URL to the page Understanding Your Child’s Grades.   Interim Progress Report … Continue reading

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HelpDesk Coverage

There will be no HelpDesk coverage on Monday, December 7, 2015 and Tuesday, December 8, 2015. If you need to report a problem, please submit a TSR or email helpdesk@spsk12.net.

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