September 8 - Stacy will be sending out budget information and directions. Note! Procedures are different this year!!
September 9 - Golden Sower forms due to Susan Ryan
September 16 - Curriculum Day(see details below)
September 28 - Elementary Review Committee Meeting: If you are interested in joining this committee, contact Gwen Jackson in Library Services.
October 16 - First Quarter ends
October 19-21 - NLA/NSLA Fall Conference: Libraries Transform.
"Our work should not be separate from or subordinate to what goes on in the classroom...It seems nutty to insist that library things should in the library, classroom things in the classroom, "rest of life" things outside the building" Hassett, Bob, "Playing with Legos in the Sandbox and other Uses for a Library," Library Media Connection Nov/Dec 2007).
The fastest way to get your questions answered is to contact the right person!
See the attachment to find out which elementary buildings are assigned to which session. If you are a TRAVEL librarian, please let Courtney know which session you will be attending. We have an action packed day planned and will be beginning promptly at 8:00 and 12:30. See you then!
Location: ITC Building on the South Omaha Campus of Metro Community College
Parking: Use the parking lots near the ITC building. No pass needed.
Session 1: High School & Assigned Elementary
Session 2: Middle School & Assigned Elementary
Announcing Enhanced Educator Login
This summer, TeachingBooks updated Educator Login so that all staff can now securely personalize their TeachingBooks experience. Benefits include each teacher creating custom reading lists, and saving and returning to their own text complexity rubrics.
Simply select "Educator Login" from the upper right of the screen, and follow the prompts, including:
Once confirmed, all that is required for future login is your email address and password.
We recommend that all staff members interested in optimizing their TeachingBooks experience create an Educator Login.
Questions: Reach out to the Professional Development Team for assistance.
To help celebrate Banned Books Week, here are two great web links chock full of ideas and information:
Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association.
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).