Dallas School District
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The Dallas School District provides excellence in education to inspire all students to learn, lead, achieve, and succeed.
The Dallas School District has a vision focused on excellence in education. We utilize a rigorous, relevant, practical curriculum, technologically dynamic instruction, co-curricular opportunities, the workplace, and the community to help our students become collaborative, competitive, resourceful, and resilient. Our students will grow, learn, and develop through opportunities that support a variety of interests, preparing them to become responsible digital and global citizens, ready for college or a career. Our community values of responsibility, honesty, diversity, and strong work ethic will be central to our schools.
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Wellness Committee Meets
The Dallas School District Wellness Committee met recently to review district wellness initiatives, policy, food service and curriculum. Comprised of faculty, administration, school board members, parents, community members, and students the committee summarized current district wellness programming and reviewed PDE requirements for policy and assessment of programs. Pictured above are (L to R) seated: Dr. Thomas Duffy, Superintendent; Larry Schuler, School Board Member, Sherri Newell, Wellness and Cafeteria Chair, School Board; Jason Rushmer, Director of Operations. Row 2: Lenny Kelley, student, Lauren Charlton, student; Tracy Drank, Metz Culinary; Lynn Wilson, Board Secretary; Bonnie Kalish, School Nurse Department Chair, Sarah Knorr, parent, Michelle Bryant, wellness teacher, Riann Decesaris, Payroll and Health Benefits Coordinator, Ruthie Skammer, Wellness Department Chair.
Upcoming Events & News
The 2018-2021 proposed Special Education Plan is available for public review. A copy of the plan is available at the District Administration Office.
Texts from Dallas
We are pleased to announce that in cooperation with our automated communication vender, ONE CALL NOW, we will be able to offer the Dallas School District Community text message communication. Communication that was previously limited to voice recorded, automated messages will now be sent via text. Voice messages will still be utilized; text will be the preferred method of automated communication. The "Dallas APP" will no longer be necessary and will not be utilized.
Here is how you can update your contact information in our automated communication system.
ONE CALL NOW:
All users should use the link below to UPDATE their contact information. Users must have a mobile device entered into the system to receive texts. If signing up the first time, your information will need to be verified before it takes affect. This may increase the time it will take to receive confirmation.
Guest Teacher Program Opportunity at LIU 18
Attention Community Members!
The Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18 Guest Teacher Program is a service offered to our local school districts, Career and Technical Institutes and the Intermediate Unit programs in Luzerne and Wyoming counties. The purpose of the program is to train individuals with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a variety of fields interested in serving as substitute teachers. The program provides substitute teacher training to people who have a bachelor’s degree but do not have a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. The blended training sessions, conducted by Luzerne Intermediate Unit professionals, will provide instruction in Planning and Preparation, Classroom Environment, Instruction, and Professionalism. This will be done in two parts. There is an online training and one ½ day training onsite from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Guest teachers leave the program with an emergency permit issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the basic knowledge to be an effective day-to-day substitute teacher in the consortium school districts and/or Luzerne Intermediate Unit classrooms. The opportunities are rewarding and gratifying. For more information visit the LIU website via the above link.
Address - 2000 Conyngham Avenue Dallas, PA 18612
Phone Number - (570)-675-5201