Canvas & 1st Quarter Assessments Trainings


*NOTE: Canvas is now available in grades 6-12, but middle school teacher training in 2017-2018 will focus on a forthcoming online course for interested teachers. A separate updated Kung Fu Canvas 2.0 course, with incentives, will be offered to middle school teachers in 2018-2019 to help prepare them for student Chromebooks the following school year.

Mandatory State Trainings

  • State law requires several mandatory annual trainings. You can tell if you've received credit for a training by checking "Staff Development" in the New Employee Portal (access instructions).
  • The training Building Positive Relational Skills is no longer required for all teachers and support staff but is posted for those who need to complete it: special education teachers and special education paraprofessionals. Bus drivers who are unable to do that training in person on the district's scheduled date may use that online training, and it is available for anyone who wishes to benefit from training on reducing workplace violence through positive behavioral supports.
  • After completing a training, you do NOT need to print out your completion certificate unless you with to do so to retain for your own personal recordsThe Education Service Center will send quarterly reports to principals and designated site secretaries for site tracking.

Mandatory State Trainings

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