Superintendent Caulk’s Blueprint for Success not only includes action items for district staff, but also includes 3 partnerships with FCEA.
Under Pillar 4 (Great Staff), those include:
- Strategy 8: National Board Certification – we are working with FCPS to bring back the mentor and cadre supports for NBCT candidates in Fayette County. The first informational meeting will be September 8th at 5:00 p.m. in Conference C at IAKSS.
- Strategy 7: New Teacher Induction – many of our FCEA members and leaders are serving as New Teacher Induction Cadre leaders. These dynamic leaders will lead small cadres of new teachers during the school year to provide support during the critical first year.
- Strategy 11: Peer Assistance and Review – This system has been implemented successfully in many places around the country. The system gives educators the opportunity be directly supported by other classroom teachers who provide targeted intentional support for either new or struggling teachers. This year is an exploration year for us, so more information will be coming as we put the program together.
Every month, the FCEA Board of Directors meets with Superintendent Caulk to discuss district-wide issues that affect its members. We will share the notes from these meetings within a week of the meeting, so that members can keep up with our progress on these issues. If you have an concern that you would like to see on the agenda, please share that with your Building Rep so that he or she can bring those issues to the monthly Building Rep meeting.
We bet very few associations can boast about a member being part of MENSA, much less receiving an award from that very same organization. Congratulations to Susan McLaughlin-Jones, Lafayette High School, on being awarded the 2016 Copper Black Award for Creative Achievement. Click here to read the full story featured on the FCPS website.
You have most likely received a flier that tells you how to sign for text alerts from FCEA using Remind. With this tool, you will be up to date with any breaking news or important action updates. Click here to see how to sign up!
FCEA awards Classroom Grants and Scholarships to members every year. Be on the look out in the next few months for information regarding how to apply!
Beginning with the 2016 – 2017 school year, KEA dues will now be deducted year round. Deductions will begin September 15, 2016 and will continue year round from now on. This change will make the per paycheck deduction less, with the yearly dues essentially unchanged.