Teacher Times #19
February 11, 2013
2013 New York State Grades 3-8 ELA/Math Testing Information
New York State grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics tests will be administered from April 16–18 and April 24–26, respectively. Review this memo for testing and scoring information, including scoring requirements for your school.
Please also note that content trainer selection for grades 3–8 ELA and math scoring has begun. All schools that provide content trainers will receive a two-for-one credit against their scorer requirement for the applicable exam(s).
Grant opportunities are posted on the Grants website (you can visit the page on any computer using this link). This week’s highlights include:
§ Dollar General Literacy Foundation Literacy Youth Grants
Student Use of Elevator
Students are not allowed to use the elevator without the supervision of an adult.
Professional Development and Student Opportunities
Professional development and student opportunities are posted on the PD and Student Opportunities page. This week’s highlights include:
§ Participate on February 9: NYC Parent Academy – Bronx Borough-Wide Workshop
§ Attend from February 11–15: Invitation to College Readiness Week events
§ Participate on February 12: Culturally Responsive Leadership and Increasing College Readiness
§ Attend on February 13: Lincoln, Slavery and Emancipation—A Lecture by Eric Foner
§ Apply by February 15: New York Road Runners Mighty Milers
§ Register by February 21: Free PD workshop Series for Teachers of Media, Film, Video and Animations
§ Apply by February 28: Syracuse University Summer Scholarship
§ Attend on March 1–2: Symposium on "The Leader in Me" Model for Schools
§ Apply by April 5: $10,000 Scholarships and Awards for Graduating Art Majors
§ Register by April 14: Real World Science & Mathematics 2013 for Elementary Teachers
Please remember that After School starts at 3:15 pm. Also, two (2) hours per week maximum per teacher. No pay beyond 2 hours per week.