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New Teacher Welcome

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WELCOME!
NEW TEACHER WELCOME
AUGUST 11, 2015
NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL

93,000
9,078
1,134
16
Greenwood School District 50:
A TRANSFORMATIONAL DISTRICT

Mission and Vision
Mission
To educate all students to become responsible and productive citizens.
Vision
Empowering Today's Students for Tomorrow's Opportunities
Board of Trustees
Shell Dula
Chairman
Tony Bowers
Vice-Chairman
Melissa Spencer
Newly elected
Ken Cobb
Tom Miller
James Williams
Claude Wright
Lee Vartanian
Assistant Superintendents
Shirley Boyce
Instruction
David Loadholt
Business
Randy Vaughn
Human Resources
Gerald Witt
Administration
"An Eclectic District"
44% Caucasian

41% African-American

12% Hispanic

2% Other

1% Asian
3,923 Caucasian

3,741 African-American

1,131 Hispanic

184 Other

99 Asian
Free/Reduced Lunch
2009-2010
59%
2010-2011
62%
2011-2012
63%
2013-2014
64%
Pre-school
Early Childhood Center
Elementary Schools
Springfield
Hodges
Lakeview
Mathews
Pinecrest
Rice
Merrywood
Woodfields
Middle Schools
Westview
Brewer
Northside
High Schools
Emerald
Greenwood High
Technology Center
G. Frank Russell Technology Center
Flexible Learning Center
Genesis Education Center
Employees
Certified
655
Classified
479
The largest employer in the Western Piedmont Education Consortium (WPEC)
Teacher Attendance Rate:
95%
Teacher Retention Rate:
91%
Teachers Have Advanced Degrees:
64%

88%
Are Continuing Contract Teachers
What is 50G?
District 50's new technology initiative
Provides greater access to technology as a tool for learning for the New Generation of Learners
Why is technology important for students in Greenwood School District 50?
Improve student achievement
Transform teaching and learning
Use engaging technology-based instruction
Infrastructure Timeline
Year One (2013-2014)-Completed
Brewer, Emerald, Springfield, Westview, Hodges, Mathews, Northside, and Woodfields

Year Two (2015-2016)-Completed
Rice, Pinecrest, Lakeview, and Merrywood

Chromebook Rollout
Chromebooks will be distributed to all certified teachers in January
Chromebooks will be deployed to grades 6-12 this year to begin
1:1
implementation
iPads will be redistributed to elementary grade levels
Early Release Days
Early Release Days included in this year's school calendar
Days will be utilized for professional development for all staff
TransformSC
A business-led coalition of educators, parents, students and community leaders committed to transforming public education.
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37
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We are the

only
district in South Carolina that is utilizing a vertical pilot.

Our pathway will lead to the long term goal of college and career ready graduates.
Springfield-Launching pad
Westview-Liftoff
Emerald-Flight

Schools of Choice
ACTS Magnet Program
Arts, Communication, and Theatre School
STEMS Magnet Program
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics School
AVID Magnet Program
Advancement Via Individual Determination
GSI Magnet Program
Greenwood School of Inquiry
TEACHING AND LEARNING
1
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success.
Authentic Engagement
RESPECT
Competitive
-Henry Ford
AND THEN SOME!

Michael Gaskin
STEMS Chrombook Rollout Pilot Program
2014-2015
66%
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