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New Teacher Welcome
Transcript of New Teacher Welcome
NEW TEACHER WELCOME
AUGUST 11, 2015
NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Greenwood School District 50:
A TRANSFORMATIONAL DISTRICT
Mission and Vision
To educate all students to become responsible and productive citizens.
Empowering Today's Students for Tomorrow's Opportunities
Board of Trustees
"An Eclectic District"
Early Childhood Center
G. Frank Russell Technology Center
Flexible Learning Center
Genesis Education Center
The largest employer in the Western Piedmont Education Consortium (WPEC)
Teacher Attendance Rate:
Teacher Retention Rate:
Teachers Have Advanced Degrees:
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
Year One (2013-2014)-Completed
Brewer, Emerald, Springfield, Westview, Hodges, Mathews, Northside, and Woodfields
Year Two (2015-2016)-Completed
Rice, Pinecrest, Lakeview, and Merrywood
Chromebooks will be distributed to all certified teachers in January
Chromebooks will be deployed to grades 6-12 this year to begin
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
A business-led coalition of educators, parents, students and community leaders committed to transforming public education.
We are the
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.
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
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success.
AND THEN SOME!
STEMS Chrombook Rollout Pilot Program