School Closing Update

Hello All,
Extreme temperatures and wind chills for the area continue to be in the forecast.  All Dearborn Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
The extreme cold is predicted to move on late Thursday and early Friday morning. A decision on the status of school for Friday will be made at a later time and shared with the community.
Please be safe and stay warm!

School Closing

Hello All,

A message sent on behalf of Superintendent Maleyko-

Due to extreme temperatures and wind chills all Dearborn Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

If weather conditions persist as predicted, the district will most likely remain closed. However, a decision on the status of school for Thursday will be made at a later time and most likely shared with the community on Wednesday. 

Please be careful and dress appropriately if you are headed outside. 

School Closing Alert

School Closing Alert

[NOTICE] Due to the forecast calling for severe weather predicted to impact afternoon commutes, all Dearborn Public Schools will be closed on Monday, January 28, 2019.

The decision to close schools is always difficult. Several factors are considered as thousands of students, staff, and families are impacted by the final decision.

Edustaff Rollover Meetings

Greetings,

EduStaff Rollover meeting is cancelled for today, Wednesday,  January 23, 2019. All subs wishing to rollover to EduStaff must attend the meeting scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019.

January 25, 2019 at ASC (18700 Audette St., Dearborn, MI 48124) Room #8  (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m)

All temporary substitute contracts with Dearborn Public Schools will be terminated on January 27, 2019.  Therefore, it is essential that all substitutes complete this process as soon as possible.

 

Important Information for Dearborn Public Schools Substitutes

Greetings Dearborn Public Schools Substitutes,

Thank you for choosing Dearborn Public Schools. We appreciate your dedication to the district. The Dearborn Schools Board of Education approved EduStaff, LLC as a contracted substitute service provider.

All current and new substitutes are required to bring the following documents to a very brief meeting with EduStaff. Substitutes that are have not been approved by EduStaff will be permitted to fulfill their existing assignments, but will not be permitted to accept new substitute positions until the following is completed.

  • Completed online application documents must be printed.  Click “Start Application” by accessing the online application https://www.edustaff.org/requirements/

  • Social security card and photo identification.

  • A list of substitutes that have already submitted fingerprints will be available.

  • Official college transcripts are required, yet a copy of transcripts that include the official seal are acceptable.

For assistance completing the online application you may call 877-974-6338 between 7:30-4:30pm.

Meeting Dates and times:

January 18, 2019 at ASC (18700 Audette St., Dearborn, MI 48124) Room #8  (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m)

January 23, 2019 at ASC (18700 Audette St., Dearborn, MI 48124) Room #8  (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m)

January 25, 2019 at ASC (18700 Audette St., Dearborn, MI 48124) Room #8  (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m)

All temporary substitute contracts with Dearborn Public Schools will be terminated on January 27, 2019.  Therefore, it is essential that all substitutes complete this process as soon as possible.

Partial Tuition Reimbursement for ESL Classes

Greetings,

The Dearborn Public Schools’ EL/Compensatory Education Department is offering a partial tuition reimbursement for teachers who are working on obtaining an ESL endorsement.  Please note that there is a designated amount of funds that has been set aside to assist with the cost of tuition.

The amount paid per credit will be determined as follows: Total amount allocation divided by total number of credits turned into the department.

Please click here for more information about the program.

PESG Subs Payments Update

The majority of substitutes have picked up their checkS for the time they worked in the District during the September 30, 2018 – October 13, 2018 pay period and the October 14, 2018 – October 22, 2018 pay period.  

Substitutes that have questions or concern regarding their check amount must complete this form.  DO NOT USE THIS FORM IF YOU DID NOT PICK UP YOUR CHECK. 

Adjustments to the check amounts will require a four week processing time period, which means our goal is to have checks distributed and adjusted as needed by December 19, 2018.  

Education Specialist Degree in Leadership, Distance Learning at Oakland University

Education Specialist Degree in Leadership, Distance Learning
Apply Now for a Winter 2019 Start of our Totally Online Program
Application Deadline is Extended until December
Outstanding Reputation, Real World Application

Overview

• 34-credit, two-year, post-master’s degree program delivered via distance learning
• Designed for administrators and teachers who wish to gain knowledge and skills in school leadership and administration.
• Program qualifies graduates to apply for K-12 Administrative Certification with a K-12 Building endorsement.
• Oakland University’s Ed.S. in Educational Leadership is a rigorous program designed to prepare educators as administrative leaders in public and private schools.
According to a study of OU program graduates:
93% report the program helped them in their current position by
• increasing competency and professional abilities
• preparing them well for an administrative role
• providing opportunities for increased salary and networking

  97% identify the benefits of the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership as
• opportunities for higher salary, outstanding program reputation and networking and working in a cohort model

Who Should Apply

School administrators, teacher leaders and directors in K-12 with at least three years of experience

Benefits
Online Convenience, Dynamic Learning Community
All classes are delivered online with an internship in your local geographic area to provide flexibility for working professionals. Students take all courses together in a cohort. Campus visits are not required.
A Quality Experience to Expand Your Career Options
In-State Graduate Tuition Rates
Distance learning students pay the same tuition rate as in-state students.

Tuition rates, www.oakland.edu/tuition

Apply Up to 28 of the 34 Credits toward OU’s Ph.D. in Leadership or 20 Credits toward the Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership.

Outstanding Faculty
Courses are taught by faculty with extensive experience as school leaders. Educators who are currently superintendents, central office administrators, principals, or specialists in areas such as school law, program evaluation, and school public relations are course instructors.
Action Research
Students conduct a collaborative action-research project in their second year. It is an opportunity to apply research and theory in a school setting. Students may present the results at OU’s research symposium.
Mentorship
All participants are assigned a mentor in their geographic area for the entire program who is a recognized leader holding a position to which the student aspires. A mentor assists in broadening the participant’s experience, provides career counseling and expands the student’s professional network.
Student Support
OU’s e-Learning and Instructional Support, www2.oakland.edu/elis/ provides an online orientation for students and Moodle (online course management program) assistance.

Application Steps and Time Line

1. Apply online with Program Number “4651” and “Distance Learning” as the Site.
The graduate application is available at: www.oakland.edu/grad/
Select Apply Now –How to Apply to Graduate Program –Determine your application requirements– Online application –Select Distance as your site preference

2. Submit all “Official Transcripts” mailed directly from the accredited college/university you received your bachelor’s and/or master’s degree to the Graduate Admissions Office at the address below. Upload other necessary documents to your application. A checklist is included in the application packet for your convenience and review.

Graduate Admissions
Oakland University
O’Dowd Hall, Room 520
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
PHONE (248) 370-2700 • FAX (248) 370-3226 • E-Mail: gradinfo@oakland.edu
3. Applicant files will be reviewed by faculty in the Department of Organizational Leadership for a recommendation to Graduate Admissions.

4. You will receive admittance status notification from Graduate Admissions

Upon Admittance
• Registration material and course numbers for the distance learning program will be sent to you directly from the Department of Organizational Leadership.
• You will receive information on how to login into your online course using Moodle, prior to the semester start.
Questions
Shannon Flumerfelt, Ph.D.
EdS Distance Learning FacultyProgram Coordinator Oakland University, Department of Organization Leadership
flumerfe@oakland.edu or (248) 370-3036

Ann Marie Lindstrom, Program Manager Department of Organizational Leadership
lindstrom@oakland.edu (248) 370-3070 phone / (248) 370-4605 fax

Flyer: Online Winter 2019 Extended Deadline

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