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Wellness Phone Calls & Teacher Verification Sheets

DTU – We’re in this together! April 8, 2020 Wellness Phone Calls There were some concerns last week when classroom teachers were instructed to make weekly wellness calls to the parents of their students.  This message is to help clarify the expectations for the parent wellness phone calls: Non-instructional staff should be utilized to make …

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Florida Teacher Certification Exam Update

March 26, 2020 The Florida Department of Education has released new information in regard to teacher certification exam fees.  Given the current hardships that teachers, teacher candidates, and their families are experiencing related to the COVID-19 crisis, the DOE is providing opportunities for anyone to meet all testing requirements for teacher certification, including General Knowledge, …

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Points of Interest March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens: The Jacksonville Zoo is offering on-line curriculum for their Dinosauria Exhibit.  You can find the downloadable Field Guide at www.jacksonvillezoo.org/dinosauria-activities.  The guide includes full instructions for using with your class.  There are coloring sheets and experiments using everyday household items.  Staying Connected: A safe way to stay connected …

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Paraprofessional / School-Based UOPD Update

Paraprofessionals and UOPD(School Based) March 20, 2020 Starting on Monday March 23, 2020 Support personnel will be assigned to a variety of duties while we are dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.  The number one goal for DTU is that all employees will continue to receive their regular paycheck.  It is extremely important that everyone is …

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