Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

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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Suffolk Roots for Literacy Mini Reading Conference

The Suffolk Reading Council is sponsoring a mini-conference on Saturday, Oct. 29.  The theme is “Literacy: The Root to All Learning.” Nansemond River High School 9 am to 12 noon $5 for Suffolk Reading Council Members $10 for Non-Members Pay … Continue reading

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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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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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