PGCEA  - Prince George's County Educators Association

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What's New

  COMMON CORE STANDARDS
Updates and resources for members..............
  PGCEA OFFICE HOURS
PGCEA Summer Hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Mon-Fri, June 29th thru August 14th.

PGCEA follows the same holiday schedule as the PGCPS Offices
  Special Educator Caucus
Calling all Special Educators & Related Service Providers ONLY

MSEA President Betty Weller wants to hear from you!
  Graduate Courses for STEM Educators
 Deadline May 15th
  Rally for Children’s Rights - Lincoln Memorial In Washington
2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi of India, will lead the Meet-Up for Childhood Freedom which will take place at the Lincoln Memorial.  The event will focus on ending child slavery and building momentum so that all children go to school.  The event will be next Tuesday, June 16 at 4 pm, with the program beginning at 4:45 pm.
  Wednesday, June 24, 2015, is now a half day for Unit 1 employees

PGCPS has just announced that the last day of the 2014-2015 school year, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, is now a half day for Unit 1 employees. Please make sure that all of your close out duties and responsibilities are complete before taking advantage of this schedule change. 
  2015 MSEA's Got Talent

Do you have what it takes to win our MSEA’s Got Talent competition?

For Members Only.  

  Important - PGCEA Urges All Unit 1 Employees

To Register Now  for the Teaching and Learning Conference, October 2, 2015 -

To register, please log onto the following site:

http://www1.pgcps.org/conference/ 

October 2nd is District Professional Development Day. All educators, are expected to participate in the Conference.   
  Free Opportunity to Learn More About the State of Maryland Retirement Plans
  “Are you nearing retirement and want to know more?  Is so, don’t miss this free opportunity to learn more about the State of Maryland Retirement Plans sponsored by the State Retirement Agency.

November 6, Prince George’s Community College, Largo Maryland.  Please use the enclosed link to register.”

  Teachscape Feedback Survey

The Office of Employee Performance and Evaluation is requesting your support by taking the enclosed brief survey.  

Their office is seeking feedback from school-based instructional personnel and administrators on Teachscape in order to improve the evaluation process and the tasks that are required. Your time is greatly appreciated in completing the short survey that can be accessed using the link below.

  Attention PGCEA Foundation Donors !!!!
“Employees that have enrolled in payroll deduction for the purpose of the PGCEA Education Foundation will see their first bi-weekly deduction in their November 20, 2015 pay check.”
  High School Team Grant Deadline January 15th
Give your athletes a sporting chance with a Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. Apply to receive $1,000 to $3,000 for your high school's team!!!
  Distracted Driver Grant!
Create Real Impact  by sharing the dangers of reckless and distracted driving and how to prevent it, while winning prizes for your effort!

Up to $20,000 in Prizes!!!
  • Grand prizes in each category
  • awards for schools with the most participation
  • awards for to vote-getters
  Caught on Tape....PGCEA Rallies to Stop the Violence in the County
PGCEA Vice President, Yvonne Baicich gives teacher's view on violence at Stop the Violence Rally at Fed EX Field on MLK Birthday.

click here to see video
  My Professional Performance System (MyPPS) Introduction Video

The Office of Employee Performance and Evaluation is pleased to announce the launch of MyPPS (My Professional Performance System), the new electronic platform for teachers and administrators to complete evaluation tasks.  This video provides a brief introduction on how to navigate MyPPS.

  Announcement from Staff Portal: To All Teachers Who Are Evaluated Using the FfT Model

Unify (Performance Matters) will not be used for the development of SLOs this school year.  All staff who are responsible for SLOs will enter their information in MyPPS (My Professional Performance System).  Attached is the guiding document with step-by-step directions in completing their SLOs in MyPPS (or refer to“SLO Walkthrough - Teachers” Guide in the Resources Tab in MyPPS).

 

  MSEA New Educators Conference: December 3rd

MSEA will hold our first-ever New Educators Conference. The day is planned to include presentations and small group discussions with guest facilitators on subjects critical and relevant to early career educators.

Pre-registration by November 18 @ 5pm is required. All attendees who register by November 1 will be entered in a special prize drawing from the Baltimore Orioles!

  MSDE Sets Listening Tour to Gather Input for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The Maryland State Department of Education has scheduled a series of five regional listening sessions designed to gather ideas for the State’s plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).