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Volunteers needed:

The TEAm PAC screening committee is looking for volunteers to work the Jackson campaign this Saturday at their headquarters at 110 West State Street Trenton.They need walkers at 10:30am to help with a campaign literature distribution.

Please contact PAC team Chair, Colleen Rand via TBOE email if you are available or inbox me here since the Board mail is sketchy at best right now.

BTW – Do you know this TEAm member? She’s our winner of our Selfie contest. She’s at Chambers, but I need a name. Thanks and Congratulations!

 

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TEA Social Committee June Event. Click here for more information.

 

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer tour HW and Robeson Schools with our Healthy Schools Now - Trenton Coalition to spread awareness of  the deplorable conditions in support of ensuring our students and staff have access to a healthy learning and work environment.

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer tour HW and Robeson Schools with our Healthy Schools Now – Trenton Coalition to spread awareness of the deplorable conditions in support of ensuring our students and staff have access to a healthy learning and work environment. Click the photo for more.

Your PAC TEAm recommendation for Mayoral endorsement for the 2014 Trenton Mayoral race.

Your PAC TEAm recommendation for Mayoral endorsement for the 2014 Trenton Mayoral race.

 

Steering Committee Members from TEA, Trenton Central Office and Building Administrators, Teachers, and CTL Staff

Steering Committee Members from TEA, Trenton Central Office and Building Administrators, Teachers, and CTL Staff

TEA members and leaders, district administrators including the superintendent, and the school board have come together in support of implementing NJ Center for Teaching and Learning Progressive Science Initiative® (PSI®) and the Progressive Mathematics Initiative® (PMI®)  at Trenton Central High School and piloting PMI at Dunn Middle School. Kudos to Scott Munro, TEAm member and lead teacher at Trenton Central who had previous PSI training, for taking on the challenge of bringing this initiative to light in the Trenton District. Scott was biology teacher who completed the physics endorsement before taking on a leadership position in the Trenton School District and knew the value it would bring to our existing science and math program.

Read more here.

TEAm members attended the early morning send off for the Sunshine Foundation's Dream Lift to Disney World as three TBOE students were selected for this awesome opportunity!

TEAm members attended the early morning send off for the Sunshine Foundation’s Dream Lift to Disney World as three TBOE students were selected for this awesome opportunity!

Press Release Regarding TCHS

Naomi Johnson-Lafleur is President of the Trenton Education Association.  She released the following statement concerning recent reports that the Schools Development Authority (SDA) is preparing to move forward on construction of a desperately needed new high school in Trenton.

“We are pleased to learn that the SDA is finally acknowledging what has been obvious for a very long time: Trenton desperately needs a new high school.  The current high school is unsafe, unhealthy and unsuited to student success. Our students deserve better, and we hope that they are finally going to get it. [More...] 

Government Relations Updates:

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Provisional Teacher Professional Development 

Click here for a schedule of Novice Teacher workshops. 

 

Attention New Hires

If you have prior work experience, the Human Resource Department needs verification from your previous district(s) in order for you to have your salary adjusted.  The following process must be followed:

1)  Complete and sign a Verification of Professional Experience Form at Human Resources.  You must have the name and address of the previous district(s), phone number, fax number, and contact person’s information in order to complete the form.

2)  Trenton’s Human Resources Department will mail the Verification of Professional Experience Form to your old district(s).

3)  Your old district(s) complete, notarize and mail the Verification of Professional Experience Form back Pam Owens at the Trenton Public School’s Human Resource Department.

4)  Once received, the completed form will be reviewed in HR and you will be placed on the Board Agenda for approval of credit for previous work experience.

It is important that you do this as soon as possible, so that you will be retro’d back to your date of hire.

 TEA Leadership Check-in:

  • TEA Leadership encourages our members to be informed of the implementation guidelines for the Teacher Evaluation Program. Please click here to view these guidelines.
  • TEA Leadership encourages our members to be informed of the TBOE evaluation packet. Please click here to view this packet.
  • TEA Leadership continues to work with the TBOE Office Curriculum and other TBOE Administration on the use of the Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching as our Teacher Evaluation tool. Members are encouraged to download Danielson’s free resource on this model here.

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