What's going on around us? Plenty!
At the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Career and Technical Education (CTE) is part of the college and career-readiness initiatives.
Washington STEM was launched in March 2011 and this website serves as a hub of conversations and initiatives occurring regionally and throughout the nation. Advocating for STEM education is core through teaching and learning, experiences outside of the classrooms, and developing
Updated May-02-2013 at 03:30 PM by Smith
The data is in and the reports are ready! This year, the Office for Catholic Schools is happy to report that we are have an ADVANCED Search feature available on most reports allows our schools leaders to filter and sort the annual data collection more comprehensively to assist schools with future planning and a deeper sense of data analysis.
School Annual Data Report - The annual school data book includes the NCEA data collection that is required to report. By following this link,
Updated Feb-11-2013 at 09:00 AM by Smith
Science Standards at OSPI are transforming!
http://www.k12.wa.us/Science/NGSS.aspx Through a collaborative, state-led process, new standards called the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are being developed that will be rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades, to provide all students an internationally benchmarked science education.
The National Research Council (NRC), National Science Teachers Association, the American
Policy 2.3A in the Policies and Procedures Manual states, "The basic curriculum of Catholic schools shall seek to teach all students basic values, curriculum content, and skills, while providing for a variety of student needs. The basic curriculum shall conform to the laws of the State of Washington as set forth in Chapter 28A.195 RCW and 180-90-160 WAC."
Our Catholic schools are taking many of our curriculum signals from the state of Washington (OSPI), the SMARTER Balanced Assessment
On August 21, the CSD launched the Employee Portfolio (CSEP) system and have set a deadline of December 21 for completion of the biographical data by all school employees.
Why you should want to do this:
You gain access to information and resources which will help you professionally.You can edit and update your biographical and contact information online 24/7. In January 2013, this data will be used to generate the 2012- 2013 Service Awards recipient list for all