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Assaulted By a Student

I Was Assaulted By A Student Yes, unfortunately, it does happen, and it is important that you know your rights. Each school district offers its employees (except substitutes and temporary employees) various types of paid and unpaid leave. The employee’s circumstances determine the kind of leave that applies. One of the least-known types of leave […]

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The No-Surprise Evaluation

The No-Surprise Evaluation It is no secret that education is filled with unknowns and variables that impact each school day. However, there is one place where there should be no surprises: your annual evaluation. Whether you are a para-professional, teacher, bus driver, custodian, or counselor, the end of the year evaluation should not be an

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T-TESS: Pre-Conference

T-TESS: Pre-Conference How important is the pre-conference? The T-TESS Pre-Conference is just as important as the actual observation. The information gathered will be used to score all of Domain 1: Planning and parts of Domain 2: Instruction. It is imperative that you are well-versed in the criteria in all dimensions in the T-TESS Rubric. Know

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T-TESS: Year End Conference

T-TESS: Year End Conference What is the T-TESS Year End Conference? The end-of-year conference is for teachers and appraisers to review the information collected throughout the year, summarize the current year, and prepare for the next year. It is important to note that you are an active participant in this process. Be prepared to review,

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