Instructional Council Summary January 21, 2016

  Instructional Council approved revisions and additions to the following High School electives: International Relations, World History, Sociology, and Psychology courses. Resources and trainings are planned around these revisions. Instructional Council heard presentations for … [Read more...]

Instructional Council December 10, 2015

The Instructional Council approved a proposal to replace Heritage Spanish 5-6 with Heritage Spanish 5-6 Honors. This aligns the Heritage Spanish with the traditional Spanish Honors course. The Instructional Council approved a proposal for VPAA and BEACON Resources. These are resources needed to … [Read more...]

INSTRUCTIONAL COUNCIL NOTES – NOVEMBER 2015

Summary Statements from Instructional Council, November 19, 2015 The Instructional Council received an update on the Eureka Math Implementation. This included information about the November DCD. The schedule for implementation for MS grades 7 and 8 were also presented. The Instructional … [Read more...]

Instructional Council Notes – October 2015

The following topics were discussed at the October 15 convening of Instruction Council.   Summary Statements Instructional Council – October 15, 2015 The Instructional Council received an update on the District Technology Plan. The three year plan is back on track. Level one and level … [Read more...]

IC September update

Instructional Council Meeting, September 17, 2015 Summary Statements:          The Instructional Council began training around “How to be a good Committee Member”. This training will continue next month when we will look at the IC manual.          The Instructional Council received … [Read more...]

TAP Oversight Updates

Since the adoption of the Teacher Appraisal Plan (TAP) in 2008, the TAP Oversight Committee (14.21 The U46/ETA Teacher Appraisal Plan Oversight Committee, Elgin Agreement) has been charged with monitoring the implementation of the new plan, resolving unforeseen challenges, and recommending and … [Read more...]

Instructional Council notes – May 27, 2015

  The following topics were discussed at the May 27 convening of Instruction Council. ~ The council approved the Precision Manufacturing curriculum and program presented earlier this month. Several questions were sent to the presenters which were answered before the vote. ~ The council … [Read more...]

Instructional Council Summary Statement – May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 Instructional Council approved to proposals: AP Resources – this proposal up-dates the materials used in AP classes based on Colege Board approved texts. Professional development will be provided by the vendors to all AP teachers receiving new resources. Early Implementers for … [Read more...]

Scholarship Fundraising Success

Wednesday April 29, ETA members came together to support Those Who Excel.  What a day!  We were able to raise over $7400 thanks to the generosity of local businesses and our schools creating such great baskets!  I think it is important to note that, unlike other 501c3 organizations, 100% of all … [Read more...]

Instructional Council Summary Statements April 16, 2015

The Instructional Council heard a proposal for resources for AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP US History and AP World History. These changes are necessary due to requirements of the College Board. Without a change in resources, some courses cannot be offered. The Instructional … [Read more...]