Leadership & Learning Department Newsletter

December 2017

Volume 13 Issue 4

January 5, 2018 - Winter Orientation for New Salaried Staff

January 15, 2018 - District Staff Development for Salaried Staff (AM)

January 15, 2018 - Building Staff Development for Salaried Staff (PM)

February 15 /19 - Building Staff Development/ Teacher Work Day

February 19, 2018 - Hourly Staff Development (AM)

March 19, 2018 - Spring Orientation for New Salaried Staff

Chasing Innovation

Please submit names of innovative MPS staff to showcase by utilizing this form.

View additional resources and full video footage on the Chasing Innovation site.

District Required Staff Development

See linked flyers for registration information.

De-Escalation *

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) *

Tech Ethics *

* NOTE: Hourly staff may attend a Face-to-Face session in February

Induction Cohort 2017-18: Winter Orientation Information

January 5, 2018 - Millard North High School

Many of you know that we have Game of Thrones fans on our Induction Team and we are thrilled to share...WINTER ORIENTATION is coming! Your career in Millard Public Schools will continue with differentiated, job-specific sessions and professional dialogue from 8 AM-4 PM at Millard North High School on Friday, January 5th. New staff do not need to register for sessions. Watch for website information...coming soon via email!

What to bring...

Teaching Channel

The Teaching Channel is a repository of teacher-led videos containing content related to teaching methods and practices. How might this site assist in beefing up a lesson? Click HERE to search this website for teaching strategies.

Watch! and beef up your next lesson!


Did you know that there is a video sharing website specifically for teachers to share educational resources?

TeacherTube allows for users to share video, documents, and photos for others’ professional growth and professional use.

Click HERE to see how TeacherTube might engage students in your next lesson.

Still looking...

If neither of the previous sites give you what you are looking for, click HERE to see additional teacher websites. These sites will provide ideas to beef up your next lesson.

Sarah Martin - Relationships
Growing Our Professional Learning Network Through Twitter - December

Share Your Expertise

Are you a Google Certified Educator, Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified…? Millard Public Schools would like to gather the names of all staff members that hold this type of endorsement and share the information across the District and the community. If you hold a badge/endorsement/certification for an application or program that you would like to share with others, please complete this form.

Hourly Alcove

Soup’s On! Warm Up With These Behavior-Related Acronyms

Test Your Knowledge

For each acronym, rate your understanding on a scale of 1 (never heard of it) to 5 (I’ve got this one covered!)

  • RtI+I
  • PBiS
  • BIST

Click here to read the full article.