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11-10-17 Field Memo

Commissioner’s Weekly Field Memo
Friday, November 10, 2017



Full memo

Notes from Commissioner Wagner


  1. Save the Date for SurveyWorks
  2. Reminder: District leaders, school leaders, leadership programs invited to apply for mini-grants to support development, growth of education leaders

From the R.I. Department of Education (RIDE)


Students:
  1. Reminder: Seeking student exhibitors for CS4RI Summit
  2. Reminder: Student nominations sought for CS4RI award
Fellowship Opportunity:
  1. Reminder: Apply to be an Ed Prep Design Fellow
Assessments:
  1. Pearson Access Next for PARCC to close November 24, 2017
Meetings:
  1. Board of Education to meet Wednesday, November 15
Education Data:
  1. Reminder: Teacher Vacancy Data Collection
  2. Reports due and open collections

From other organizations


  1. Great American Smokeout free resources available
  2. Tisdale Environmental Education Award applications due November 21
  3. Roger Williams Park Zoo Youth Advisory Council accepting applications
  4. RIASP offers workshop on closing achievement gaps and raising achievement for students
  5. RIASCD Fall Conference Saturday, December 2, 2017
  6. Rhode Island College offers Certificate of Graduate Study course sequence