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November 2020

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Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2
January 25, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.; Saturday, January 25th, 9:00 am-3:30 pm REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL




Know Your Contract
January 30, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA 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.  Thursday, January 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Understanding Evaluation and Tenure
February 5, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 

Understanding Evaluation and Tenure. No PD credit; snacks provided. This one-hour session covers the evaluation article in our collective bargaining agreement, our Certified Evaluation Plan, and state law on tenure.  Wednesday, February 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.




Understanding Evaluation and Tenure
February 5, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Understanding Evaluation and Tenure. No PD credit; snacks provided. This one-hour session covers the evaluation article in our collective bargaining agreement, our Certified Evaluation Plan, and state law on tenure.  Wednesday, February 5, 5:00-6:00 p.m.




Erasing Student Loans and Debt
February 12, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Erasing Student Loans and Debt. No PD credit; snacks provided.  Presented by NEA Member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop covers the forgiveness options of some types of student loans, options for repayment, and do’s and don’ts for loans. Wednesday February 12, 4:30-6 p.m.




Classroom Management-Part 1
February 19, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.; Part 1, Wednesday, February 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL




Classroom Management-Part 2
February 20, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.;  Part 2, Thursday, February 20, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL




Understanding the Transfer Process
February 26, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Wednesday, February 26th, 4:30-6:30 pm




Understanding the Transfer Process
February 27, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Thursday, February 27th, 4:30-6:30 pm




JCTA Full Diversity Training
February 29, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Diversity (Saturday, February 22): Eight (8) hours PD credit; breakfast and lunch provided.  This training was developed by the National Education Association; topics covered include core beliefs and how they shape your interactions with others, strategies for handling hot buttons, and social justice. Tuesday, June 18th. Doors open at 8 am with breakfast. Training begins promptly at 8:30 am and is completed by 4:30 pm. NOTE: No PD Credit is offered for breakfast or lunch. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL: "JCTA Full Diversity Training"




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 2, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Monday, March 2nd, 4:30-6:30 pm




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 4, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Wednesday, March 4th, 5:30-7:30 pm




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 9, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Monday, March 9th, 4:30-6:30 pm




Classroom Management-Part 1
March 11, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.; Part 1, Wednesday, March 11, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL




Classroom Management-Part 2
March 12, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.; Part 2, Thursday, March 12, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 17, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process.  No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Tuesday, March 17th, 5:30-7:30 pm CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




When Can I Afford to Retire?
March 19, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

When Can I Afford to Retire?  No PD credit; snacks provided.  Presented by NEA member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop aims to increase members’ awareness of their retirement system, their pension payout options, health care costs and more.  An overview of how the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions (GPO/WEP) affect social security will also be provided. Thursday, March 19, 4:30-6 p.m.  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Ethics for Educators
March 23, 2020

 

Ethics for Educators. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. JCTA’s Ethics Training will provide a thorough understanding of the Code of Ethics for Kentucky Certified Personnel.  The session will also cover typical issues investigated by the Education Professional Standards Board. Monday, March 23, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL    CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Classroom Management-Part 1
April 15, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.; Part 1, Wednesday, April 15, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Classroom Management-Part 2
April 16, 2020
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Must attend both Parts 1 and 2 to receive PD credit. Saturday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3?30 p.m.Thursday, April 16, 4:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




JCTA Full Diversity Training
April 18, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Diversity (Saturday, April 18): Eight (8) hours PD credit; breakfast and lunch provided.  This training was developed by the National Education Association; topics covered include core beliefs and how they shape your interactions with others, strategies for handling hot buttons, and social justice. Tuesday, June 18th. Doors open at 8 am with breakfast. Training begins promptly at 8:30 am and is completed by 4:30 pm. NOTE: No PD Credit is offered for breakfast or lunch. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL: "JCTA Full Diversity Training"

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Know Your Contract
April 22, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA 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;  Wednesday, April 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2
April 25, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

 

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; dinner or 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.  Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. REGISTER AT PD CENTRAL  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS




Know Your Contract
September 23, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Know Your Contract

 

On Wednesday, September 23 from 4:30-6 p.m. UniServ Director Elana Crane will hold a ninety-minute workshop on the collective bargaining agreement that covers members’ salary and working conditions.  The session helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions.  The session will be conducted virtually; participants will be emailed the link beforehand.




Know Your Contract
October 15, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Know Your Contract
 
Thursday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. This ninety-minute session is open to all JCTA members. UniServ Director Elana Crane will cover a little bit of the history of our collective bargaining agreement and how bargaining works, then go through some of the key articles and provisions in the contract. Email her at elana.crane@jcta.org to receive the registration link. 
 



Evaluation and Tenure Workshop
October 22, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Evaluation and Tenure
 

Thursday, October 22 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. This forty-five minute session is open to all JCTA members but is particularly relevant for new hires and early career educators. UniServ Director Elana Crane will cover the state law on tenure as well as the JCPS Certified Evaluation Plan and contract language on employee evaluation. Email her at elana.crane@jcta.org to receive the registration link.




Member Benefits Workshop
October 29, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Member Benefits
 
Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. This forty-five minute session is open to all JCTA members. UniServ Director Elana Crane will provide an overview of the membership benefits you can access as a member of JCTA, KEA, and NEA. Email her at elana.crane@jcta.org to receive the registration link. 

 




Know Your Contract
November 11, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Know Your Contract (90 minutes)

When: Nov 11, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session is 90 min and is open to all JCTA members.  JCTA UniServ Director Elana Crane will cover a little bit of the history of our collective bargaining agreement and how bargaining works, then goes through some of the key articles and provisions in the contract.  

 

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcu2rrj0sE9H5ZodlxiYOHGPr5dGLQSMp

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Evaluation and Tenure Workshop
November 18, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Evaluation and Tenure (45 minutes)

When: Nov 18, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session will cover the state laws on tenure as well as the JCPS Certified Evaluation Plan and contract language on employee evaluation.

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYld-2sqTspE9PYrrskOPZRrrflAtsGnhql

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Member Benefits Workshop
December 2, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Member Benefits (45 minutes)

When: Dec 2, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session will provide an overview of the membership benefits you can access as a member of JCTA, KEA, and NEA.

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkceqsrjwrGNCERT5zkJ_kpV5R1w6noLLz

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Student Loan Forgiveness
December 7, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Student Loan Forgiveness

When: Monday, December 7, 2020 4:30- 6 p.m.


Presented by NEA Member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop covers the forgiveness options of some types of student loans, options for repayment, do’s and don’ts for loans, and using NEA’s student loan navigation online tool. Register by emailing JCTA UniServ Director Elana Crane at elana.crane@jcta.org to get the virtual meeting link.




JCTA HCR Committee Presents:
December 9, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join the JCTA Human and Civil Rights Committee for a Restorative Circle
Join us as we model Restorative Practices through our How I am Surviving NTI 2.0 Restorative Circle.

  • JCTA teachers will have the opportunity to work with counselors, community members, and experts as we develop practical skills to bring Restorative Practices into our virtual classrooms.
  • This event will also provide an overview of the practices and discuss why they are imperative for our students’ success.
  • Hear from expert Monica Evans about Restorative Practices, who will discuss how we can build a supportive community within the school and decrease disruptive behaviors in the classroom.

Flyer of Event Details:

  • Wednesday December 9, 2020
  • 4:00 – 5:30 pm
  • Zoom Registration
  • If you would like to submit a question for Mrs Evans to answer live, please email it to Karina.mccracken@jefferson.kyschools.us

About the Guest Facilitator: Monica Evans is a Prevention, Intervention and Diversion Specialist with Detroit Public Schools and Detroit Public Safety Foundation, supported by the Skillman Foundation. She served on the Detroit Police Department from 2004 to 2014, working in youth violence prevention and intervention. Previously, Ms. Evans was a teacher.




When Can I Afford to Retire?
December 9, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

When Can I Afford to Retire?  

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:30 – 6 p.m.


Presented by NEA member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop aims to increase members’ awareness of their retirement system, their pension payout options, health care costs and more.  An overview of how the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions (GPO/WEP) affect social security will also be provided. To register, email JCTA UniServ Director Elana Crane at elana.crane@jcta.org to get virtual meeting link.

 


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