Sign in and Welcome Terry Loessin

Social Studies High School
Department Chair Agenda
January 25, 2012
PDC at Baker Campus
Sign in and Welcome
Terry Loessin
AISD Social Studies Curriculum Interim Supervisor
“Pick Me! A Jury of My Peers”
Tracy McCormack
Texas Young Lawyers Association
MoY I Data Analysis
Terry Loessin and Celeste Smith
AISD Social Studies Curriculum Department
Social Studies Playbook:
Building Academic Vocabulary and
STAAR/STAAR M Comparison
Jennifer Brewer
AISD Special Ed/Social Studies Curriculum Specialist
Primary Election Student Volunteers
Lisa Messana
Travis County Republican Party
Director of Elections Prec. 136 Chair
Citizen Bee
Janie Maldonado
AISD Social Studies Middle School Curriculum Specialist
Important Announcements:
Terry Loessin
Upcoming Events:
FLIGHT Economics Program Launch: February 9, 2012
DWSD February 17, 2012 ~ The Whole Child: Creating a Culture for Increased Student Learning
Featured Guests include: Dr. Gideon Greif, Israeli historian, educator and pedagogue, former
Professor for Jewish and Israeli History at the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at
the University of Texas, a lead authority on Auschwitz.
STAAR Presenters: Marci Smith Deal, Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD; Amy Thibaut, Thibaut Consulting; Dr.
Rosemary Morrow, former Social Studies Director, TEA; Rachel Hernandez, Region XIII
Cen-Tex History Fair: February 18, 2012
MoY II Window Update: March 6- March 23, 2012
“Picturing America” PD for Elem/MS Teachers & Inst. Coaches: March 22; 4-6 pm at Baker PDC
“Pick Me!” Window: April 23 – May 11
Legacy of Giving’s Walk for the Water: April 28
TCI Spring Training Dates: May 16 and 17, 2012 at Baker PDC