GREAT NEWS FOR OUR RURAL COMMUNITIES: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2022/09/22/biden-harris-administration-announces-502-million-high-speed
10 days ago, Tim Taylor
Digital Equity Gap
Rural Areas Need Tech
Rural Need Tech Speed
The Radford Fire is threatening Bear Valley USD community. Supt Mary Suzuki has closed classes all week at most of her schools. Such Great Leadership as these fires are so explosive. Safety First! Let's hope Cal Fire can get this contained.
24 days ago, Tim Taylor
Radford Fire
Earn While You Learn...How Apprenticeships for Teaching Could Help Recruit More Teachers. https://www.route-fifty.com/management/2022/08/are-apprenticeships-key-fixing-teacher-shortage/375071/
about 1 month ago, Tim Taylor
Teacher Apprenticeships...Brillant
YES!
Where did parents move their children during the pandemic? PACE survey breaks the data down and other issues that parents are concerned about. https://edsource.org/2022/charter-schools-favored-by-many-parents-who-switched-their-children-during-pandemic-survey-finds/677129
about 1 month ago, Tim Taylor
Keeping School Safety Front and Center. Great article from Principals who have been through a school shooting. https://www.edweek.org/leadership/principals-who-led-schools-after-shootings-say-helping-peers-is-part-of-their-own-recovery/2022/08
about 1 month ago, Tim Taylor
Berkeley and Oakland Passed Measures to Let 16- and 17-Year-Olds Participate in School Board Elections. So Why Can't They Vote Yet? That is a brilliant idea! Students still waiting for County. https://clubs.nasef.org/affiliate/northern-california-esports-league-ncel
about 2 months ago, Tim Taylor
Let em vote...it passed by 68%
Oak Fire near Yosemite continues to rage: 'In my career, I haven't seen fire like that' Our Statewide Team met yesterday to help Mariposa and Madera deal with this raging wildfire. Superintendent Jeff Aranguena of Mariposa is doing a great job!
2 months ago, Tim Taylor
Look at this fire tornado
Tragic Photo
Sunday meeting to help Madera and Mariposa
Great leadership from Supt Derek Cooper to create housing for his staff after the devastating Slater fire! @acsa @ssda @casbo https://www.siskiyoudaily.com/story/news/2022/06/21/happy-camp-teachers-make-homes-school-2-years-after-slater-fire/7643823001/
3 months ago, Tim Taylor
FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Announces Operational Plan for COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Under 5 - https://bit.ly/3Q8J8p4
4 months ago, Taylor Smith
The Spring 2022 issue of SSDA Today is now available! Read the featured articles and legislative reports here: http://ow.ly/898X50J4E7r
5 months ago, Taylor Smith
Superintendents, invite your Board Members and join SSDA for a virtual happy hour this Wednesday at 6:00 PM. Learn more and register: https://www.ssda.org/events?id=11194345
5 months ago, Taylor Smith
Does your district utilize SSDA's free board policies? Take this survey to provide feedback and help us check in with you! https://forms.gle/yix1sAfQ9x361XEH9
5 months ago, Taylor Smith
California declining enrollment is spelled out in this great article from Ed Source with interactive maps over the past 20 years showing how California is changing. https://edsource.org/2022/california-school-enrollment-over-two-decades-gains-and-losses-by-region-with-pandemic-year-drops/669058?unapproved=100860&moderation-hash=7abbc10da2647a50335ddac611f0973e#comment-100860
6 months ago, Tim Taylor
CA Map
Congratulations to Edgar S. Zazueta, Ed.D. who was appointed as ACSA's new Executive Director. Great hire! https://edsource.org/updates/school-administrators-group-chooses-new-director
6 months ago, Tim Taylor
New ACSA Executive Director, Edgar S. Zazueta, Ed.D.
ACSA
SSDA weekly meetings at a glance: AB 130 Technical Assistance for Smalls - Tuesday, 10:00 AM Superintendent Roundtable - Wednesday, 9:30 AM CBO/Fiscal Staff Working Group - Thursday, 9:00 AM The the Zoom info on our calendar
6 months ago, Taylor Smith
For updates on the California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP) including announcements regarding the grant Request for Applications (RFA) release, please subscribe to the CCSPP-Info listserv, send a "blank" message to join-CCSPP-Info@mlist.cde.ca.gov.
7 months ago, Taylor Smith
cadeped
Press Release: Mighty Future Leaders https://www.ssda.org/article/665457
7 months ago, Gwen Bell
Mighty Future Leaders
Still time to nominate a Superintendent for the Charles Binderup 2022 Superintendent of the Year award. Process is simple. Nominate a Superintendent via email to Tim Taylor at Tim@ssda.org. See attached.
7 months ago, Tim Taylor
Charles Binderup Award
Charles Binderup Award Page 2
Press Release: Bret Harte Union High School District Hires New Superintendent https://www.ssda.org/article/661204
8 months ago, Gwen Bell
Scott Nanik
Mental Health Curriculum and Courses to be required by 2024. Much needed but a lot of work and staffing issues lie ahead. https://edsource.org/2022/new-law-on-mental-health-curriculum-goes-into-effect-with-start-of-the-new-year/665417
9 months ago, Tim Taylor