Video from the superintendent: Welcome Back to 2014-15!

Watch a video from Superintendent Valeria Silva as she welcomes staff back for the 2014-15 school year.

  • What is Personalized Learning?
  • What does that have to do with iPads?
  • When and how will students get iPads?
  • Will students be able to take the iPads home?
Action Items
  • All staff: Watch your email for MCA test results
  • Principals and clerks: Promote Personalized Learning with new toolkit
  • Principals: Administer MAP math test to second grade students in September
  • Principals: Review important Special Education information
  • Teachers: Apply for fall grants now
  • All staff: Request reimbursement for mileage online
  • School staff: Update student enrollment data in Campus
  • School staff: Reserve spaces with new permit management system
Department news and announcements

  • #Back2SchoolSPPS Twitter chat Sept. 2
  • Getting in touch with schools all over the district
  • Nutrition Services highlights local food with 'Minnesota Thursdays'
  • Tom Parent named director of Facilities
  • Safety tip: slips, trips and falls
  • Transportation timeline
  • Recycling at work just got easier
Employee wellness
  • Time is running out - follow two easy steps for health care savings
  • Run or walk with your colleagues this fall and don't let Minneapolis win!
  • Logan Kane, teacher at Johnson High School, receives Teacher of Excellence Award
  • Central Black Student Union kickoff event is Friday, Sept. 5
  • Murray students grow, donate produce for local food shelf