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Thursday, May 2, 2019
SCS & Metro Nashville release joint statement about "unconstitutional" ESA legislation

SCS and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) released a joint statement Monday in opposition of the highly controversial  Education Savings Account bill that passed both the state House and Senate last week. In the statement, the districts call the bill unconstitutional because it affects only a small portion of school districts, including SCS and MNPS. If the bill becomes law, both districts are prepared to challenge its legality in court. Read more in this SCS Newsroom story .
Get certified to be a TEM evaluator next school year!

Teacher effectiveness measure (TEM) evaluator certification for the 2019-20 school year is available May 6 - July 31 . Click here  for details about certification routes.
Reminder: Submit your TEM professionalism materials by May 24!

Professionalism containers are now open in PLZ for evidence uploads. Professionalism consists of 5 percent of the overall effectiveness (LOE) score. The final date to complete the Professionalism container is May 24 . More information on Professionalism can be found under the PLZ Resources tab, in the teacher effectiveness measure (TEM) rubric and on page 12 of the TEM manual.
What's the best way to kick off summer break? A party! Save the date for SCS Rocks 2019.

Save the date for SCS Rocks!  SCS employees are invited to the District-wide employee appreciation event at AutoZone Park on Friday, May 31 , from 6-9 p.m. Bring your spouse and children or a plus-one to join us for a fun-filled day Downtown as we say "thanks!" for another successful school year! Find more info, and RSVP at
Looking for a fun weekend outing? Get some discount tickets to the 901 FC soccer match!

Tomorrow is the last day to take advantage of discount tickets to see the 901's new pro soccer team take the field at AutoZone Park! If toughing it out in the mud at Music Fest isn't your thing, Click here to check out discount ticket offers to the Teacher Appreciation Game happening this Saturday as the 901 FC takes on the Birmingham Legion!
Teacher Appreciation Week starts Monday and we're celebrating in style!

The big week is just a few days away! Teachers, get those costumes ready for a chance to win SWEET prizes from community sponsors! Not a teacher? You can still get in on the week's festivities. Show your favorite SCS teacher some love on social media by entering him/her into the TAW shoutout contest.