It's been a busy first month of 2019! Please read on to see how you can nominate excellent people for awards, attend facilities town halls, share out apprenticeship opportunities, and more...
Nominate Excellence Today
Know of an exceptional person in our Mt. Diablo schools? Please nominate them for an award! Deadline Feb 28.
Awards for Teachers:
- Leadership & Courage
- Creative Curriculum
- Most Inspirational
- Community Involvement
- Lifetime Achievement
Awards for Non-Teachers:
- Outstanding Classified Employee
- Outstanding Administrator
- Outstanding Parent Volunteer
- Outstanding Volunteer Organization
Take a minute to click here to nominate: https://www.mdedf.org/events
All nominees will be listed in the program.
Then save the date to attend the 2019 Gala & Academy Awards - Thursday, May 9 at Centre Concord, 5 - 9 pm.
Attend Facilities Town Hall Meetings
The districtwide Facilities Master Plan efforts are moving along, and are ready for YOUR input! Please prioritize attending a town hall meeting. They are all taking place in the next two weeks. See schedule below. (please note: Feb 20th, 3-4:30pm is an addition to the schedule - for Eagle Peak, Clayton Valley & Rocketship, location TBA)
Share Apprenticeship Opportunities
Our area has many well paid apprenticeship opportunities thanks to local unions, providing solid careers with minimum requirements of being 18 years old and in some cases passing a basic math test.
Here's one from www.sprinklerfitters483.org
WHEN: EVERY 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH, 12:00 Noon to 4:30 P.M.
WHERE: SPRINKLER FITTERS U.A. LOCAL 483 APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING CENTER
2531 BARRINGTON COURT
HAYWARD, CA 94545
Next written test will be in June 2019. Hiring every January & August.
Join Budget Advisory Committee
Each school board member may appoint one community member to our district Budget Advisory Committee. They meet Wednesday nights at 5pm every other month. Please let me know if you are interested or know someone who is!
Next School Board Meeting: Monday February 11th, 7pm
Our district is facing possible budget cuts & layoffs, as are many districts around California this year. A detailed presentation on budget was given at our Jan 28th meeting and is on the agenda for Feb 11th as well. You can see both as attachments within the agendas online.
Take Action for Statewide Education Funding!
Please sign the petition at www.fullandfairfunding.org
and for detailed state level Stanford study see https://www.gettingdowntofacts.com/summary