Pendleton Act, or Civil Service Act Provided a merit system to end favoritism Required promotions by merit competition, but no centralized appraisal system was established First Law on Appraisal An appropriations act directed the U. Civil Service Commission now the U. Office of Personnel Management to establish a uniform efficiency rating system for all agencies. Factors were grouped under the headings Quality of Performance, Productiveness, and Qualifications There were five rating levels for each of the three categories, and also five summary rating levels.
November 26, 8: This session will include ideas and strategies to develop a personal reading and writing journey for all students, no exceptions.
Teachers will finish the session with ideas for incorporating reading, writing, and discussing novels with students to increase stamina, rigor, and complexity.
The benefits for English learners and how to ensure that the ELPs proficiency levels are considered and growth is achieved will also be a part of the group discussion. This text supports deeper analysis and the discovery of patterns in literature. October 08, 8: Participants will learn how to maximizing structure in the classroom, establishing and teaching expectations, encourage students to follow these expectations, implement strategies to decrease inappropriate behavior, collect data to make decisions about behavior supports in the classroom, and differentiate levels of behavioral support as needed.
If your campus is implementing schoolwide PBIS, this training is designed to support you in the classroom. A three-component model 1. Discover the difference in what each code represents and how choosing the correct code can work for your district.
November 26, 3: Do you feel that you have enough time in your regular work week to give the students on your caseload all the time, including direct service, consultation, and lesson preparation, that they need?
Do you find that you make service delivery recommendations based on your available time rather than the actual student need? This training is all about helping you define your current workload in a way that makes sense to your administrators, and in a way that gives them the tools they need to take action on recommending hiring another COMS if necessary.
September 13, 8: Specialist and teachers will align lesson plans to standards and assessments. This is a District fee. To check your district's membership status copy and paste the link in your browser: With an emphasis on Turnaround Leadership, the Instructional Leadership Academy will focus on developing the knowledge and skills of campus instructional leaders to identify and support high quality instruction for all students.
This session provides an overview of the Texas Performance Standards Project and allows participants the opportunity to view sample student projects. School Transportation is a fast-paced, continual, immediate, demanding timely respond assignment that must be managed in an efficient and economical manner to ensure the safety of all our children and staff at all times.
Applicants will be required to download the ZOOM application. This application is free to download. November 27, 9: November 27, This is a three-day academy designed to provide an overview of Special Education for campus administrators which includes the ARD Process, Instruction and Managing every aspect of Special Education programs, personnel and supporting students with special needs.
Participants will review requirements reauthorization of IDEA including individualized education programs, ensuring special education students can appropriately access the general curriculum, support accurate identification and eligibility decisions and review accommodations for instruction and testing.
They will discover how the skills developed by computer programming can be transferred into any classroom in order to cultivate better problem solvers. No prior computer programming experience is required. Information on state mandated ESL policies, second language acquisition, language concepts, ESL instructional strategies, and English literacy development.
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During this session, teachers will learn how to utilize the TEKS Resource System for instructional planning with opportunities to share best practices. Key areas that will be addressed include: November 28, 9: November 28, 1: From Evaluation to Submission November 29, 8: The class will begin with a brief review of the role of the speech-language pathologist and outline necessary evaluation team members.
It will then discuss, in depth, common funding sources, completing and writing a medically based SGD evaluation, and submitting the paperwork. The class will conclude with some tips on getting started once the speech generating device has been approved and shipped to the client.
You do not need to bring an AAC device to this training.
September 06, 8:Public Notices. Nov 15 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES RELATING TO TRAINING AND EXAM REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW LICENSE TYPES, IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS; Nov 19 Notice of Proposed Changes to Occupational Licensing Fees for Professions Regulated by the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers in the Regulations of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
Performance management is the systematic process by which an agency involves its employees, as individuals and members of a group, in improving organizational effectiveness in the accomplishment of agency mission and goals.
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NEA believes that professional development should be required throughout the career of education support professionals. Professional development programs should provide equal opportunities for these educators to gain and improve the knowledge and skills important to their positions and job performance.
Through NSTA, you'll find leading resources for excellence in teaching and learning and experience growth through robust professional development. Plus you'll meet colleagues across all science disciplines, all grade bands and teaching stages, from the newest teacher to the veteran administrator, who share a passion for science education.
2 Planning for Professional Development in Child Care Please note: the planning process described in this manual is similar to, but not identical to, that required for developing and submitting a Smart Start strategic plan to the North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC).