At their May 10 meeting, the School Board approved placing all employees on a 12-month pay schedule effective July 1. This unification of pay schedules for all employees will make it easier and more efficient to process compensation and benefits for the entire organization.
Approximately 450 employees, who currently are paid on either a 10- or 11-month schedule, will be impacted by this change. Continue reading
For your reference, the following letter about the health risks associated with JUULs and e-cigarettes was emailed to parents on April 25, 2018:
Dear Parents and Guardians:
We want to bring to your attention the health risk of JUULs, which are a type of e-cigarette (or vape) that is growing in popularity among young people across the country. Continue reading
Attention 12-Month Employees: The holiday schedule for 2018-19 has been approved. For more information about leave, including holiday pay and more, please visit the Leave page on Human Resources’ Employee Benefits site.
Looking for a copy of the 2018-19 school schedule? Check out the 2018-19 Calendar-at-a-Glance, available on the school division’s Calendars page.
As a reminder, the last day of school on Thursday, June 7, is a half-day for students. The second half of the day is reserved as a Teacher Workday. EDEP after-school care will not operate on June 7.
Dismissal times for June 7 are as follows: Continue reading
The school division would appreciate your participation in two surveys: One survey is designed to help us evaluate Blackboard Learn, our learning management tool, and a second survey aims to help us improve the way we use technology to communicate with our stakeholders. Thank you in advance for your participation and feedback! Continue reading
Recycling Changes for Next School Year
As this school year comes to an end, we wanted to provide a preview of recycling for next year. We will be issuing a request for proposals soon for waste and recycling services. Since the closure of van der Linde’s mixed waste facility, we are no longer recovering recyclable materials from the waste stream (blue dumpsters). Continue reading
All staff members using a Windows-based computer will need to have their computer updated by their Client Services Specialist (CSS) prior to the start of next school year.
Teachers: You have the option of scheduling time with your CSS to have your computer updated before the new school year begins, or you may turn in your computer for the summer and have it returned to you during pre-service week. Please indicate your choice through the Summer Laptop Update Preference Form* and share your decision with your CSS. Continue reading
Diversity Conference 2018: WE ARE: Reaching, Reflecting, Responding
June 2 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Monticello High School
Conference Website | Registration | Conference Flyer
Come join a group of inspired educators and community members as we partner to investigate what it means to embrace diverse student experiences, tailor instruction to reflect cultural landscapes, incorporate families and communities, and evolve as a culturally responsive educational community! Register for the 2018 Diversity Conference by May 30! Continue reading
Please help us improve our annual We Notice and Years of Service Recognition Celebration: Participate in a brief survey by noon on Thursday, May 24. Your time and feedback are appreciated! Take the survey »
What’s the BIG news?
If you’re on our medical plan and paid a premium in April, we are pleased to announce that you will receive a little extra *something* in your May paycheck! Because of the continued strong performance of our health insurance program, we will be refunding one month of medical premiums to all employees who paid premiums in April. This refund will be based on the normal premium paid in April for the coverage selected at that time. Please be sure to login to Greenshades to review your May earnings statement and verify this refund. Continue reading