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Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment for All Certified JCPS teachers is now open. Open enrollment will be available from August 20st to September 14th.

The enrollment form can be filled out and submitted online using the link below.  

Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Form

This is open enrollment for all certified members and non-members of JCTA.

When you donate one of your sick days to the Sick Leave Bank, you will become a member of the SLB from September 1, 2018 to September 1, 2020!  
 
If you have any more questions about the SLB contact Jennifer Lawson by email.  


October 2016

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Diversity Training: Module 1-Understanding Diversity
October 5, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity Training: 2.5 hours PD Credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 1: Understanding Diversity
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities
 

 




Diversity Training: Module 2-Developing Cultural Identity
October 12, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity Training: 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed
 




Classroom Management, Part 1 & 2
October 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign up at PD Central.




Financial Planning: Retirement Planning
October 19, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Financial Planning: Retirement Planning No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by Glenn Taylor of Ameriprise Financial.




Diversity Training: Module 3-Reacting to Differences
October 19, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity. 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

 




Know Your Contract
October 20, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions.  




Classroom Management, Part 1
October 24, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit (awarded at completion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign up at PD Central.




Diversity Training: Module 4-Valuing Diversity
October 26, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Diversity Training: 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members. 

Focus of Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments


 

 


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Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2

» September 10
 

School-Based Decision Making-Part 1

» September 12
 

Classroom Management-Part 1

» September 13
 

Classroom Management-Part 2

» September 17
 

School-Based Decision Making-Part 2

» September 20
 

HCR Committee Meeting

» September 22
 

Full Diversity Training (Modules 1-4)

» October 1
 

Know Your Contract

» October 11
 

Erasing Student Loans and Debt

» October 13
 

Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2

» October 17
 

When Can I Afford to Retire?

» October 20
 

Full Diversity Training (Modules 1-4)

» October 24
 

Classroom Management-Part 1

» October 25
 

Classroom Management-Part 2

» November 1
 

Know Your Contract

» November 7
 

Ethics for Educators

» November 10
 

Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2

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Classroom Management-Part 1


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