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Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment
   
 

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.  


August 2016

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Diversity Training (Modules 1 & 2)
August 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops at the JCTA Office (1941 Bishop Lane, Suite #300)!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

 

Monday, August 1st (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 1 & 2:

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

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




Diversity Training (Modules 3 & 4)
August 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

Tuesday, August 2nd (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 3 & 4

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

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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