From the superintendent

I know that some employees were disturbed to learn of the possibility of a teacher strike through my letter to employees last week. It was probably the most difficult letter I ever sent, but I felt you all deserved as much information as possible.

Action items
  • All staff: Inform families of school choice deadline change
  • All staff: Review deadlines for purchasing
  • All staff: Learn more about the new strategic plan at information sessions
  • School staff: Review new substitute teacher request procedures
  • Title I principals, clerks and administrators: Submit budget revisions
  • Principals: Review early admission guidelines and procedures
  • Elementary principals: Update SCIPs for progress monitoring
  • Teachers: Review information on Interview and Selection and the Placement Process
  • Teachers: Technology grants from Education Minnesota due April 11
  • Teachers: Plan now for spring grant submissions
  • Elementary teachers: Register for service learning professional development
Department news and announcements
  • Collaborate, share and store your documents more easily with upgrades to SPPS Apps!
  • SPPS apparel available for purchase
  • Job posting: S-Term administrative internship
  • Job postings: OAE Summer Term Pre-Session Building Coordinators
  • Learning Platform coming to a school near you!
  • Used furniture auction begins February 20
  • Need childcare for spring break? Discovery Club is here for you!
Employee wellness
  • Five tips to de-stress
  • Wellness Mobile App is now available
  • Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation awards grants to two Saint Paul Public Schools music programs