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July 22, 2020
More of your questions about the S.A.F.E. Plan are answered. Check out the latest set of FAQs here .
Come out to the BOE Saturday, 10 a.m. - noon for the #StrongerTogether Teacher Celebration Parade with Supt. Ray
& Board Members. Live music, giveaways & HR support info!
The summer Canvas course term closes Friday, July 24 . If you are enrolled, please submit all assignments by Friday. Credits will populate on your PLZ transcript by Monday, August 3 .
Are you an exemplar teacher who cares about actionable feedback? Apply to become a 2020-21 New Teacher Mentor by August 3 . Review the  guidelines   here, then  apply !
Learn about  Praxis workshops   this  Saturday, July 25,   for three of TN’s required exams, including: Praxis 5001 (K-5), Praxis 5038 (6-12 English) & Praxis 5169 (6-8 Math).
July 24: Summer Canvas Term Ends
August 20-21: New Teacher Orientation (Update)
August 24: First Day for Teachers
We're looking for teachers to serve as Homework Hotline tutors for the 2020-21 school year.

Want to earn some extra cash while supporting students as an after-school tutor this year? If so, apply for a Homework Hotline tutoring position by August 7. We're looking for certified SCS teachers in all grade levels. Tutors work at least one evening per week (online and phone), 4-8 p.m. The position pays $25 per hour, and applicants must pass an ELA and Math skills test to be hired. If you're interested, please email a resume to
SCS CARES! Check out the latest updates from our HR team.

Be on the lookout for an email from soon!

  • Looking for advice on how to manage your student loans? We're partnering with to help! This is a free service service for all full-time employees. Welcome emails are coming this week to all SCS inboxes with more info. Don't want to wait? Register now!

We're here to help employees alleviate stress, fear and anxiety during the pandemic.

  • Methodist's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has a wide range of support available to all full-time staff and eligible dependents, from medical and counseling to personal health, finance and more. Call (800) 880-5658 or get more info here.

  • CIGNA offers the Total Behavioral Health program for SCS employees enrolled in our medical plans, including virtual behavioral care, on-demand coaching, webinars and lifestyle management programs. Call (800) 274-7603 for more info.

July is Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month.

NEW DATE! SCS New Teacher Orientation 2020: A Virtual Conference

To align with our new 2020-21 calendar, this two-day (non-paid) signature SCS event for new teachers has been rescheduled for  August 20 and 21.   New teachers can register here.
Looking for some extra funds to support your students this school year? Look no further!

Check out the latest edition of School Grant News for awesome opportunities to support your class this year. Grants are available for a wide range of subjects, interest areas and grade levels. There are also some unique opportunities available for students.
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