Annual Fall Training August 10th, 11th and 15th, 2016
The theme for the 2016-2017 year is Let’s Start the Journey. On August 10th, after new Site Coordinators were introduced they were directed to their 2016-17 ASES Handbook to review the After School program assurances and the BCSD Vision/Goals for the 2016-2017. Renee Stancil reviewed the Polices & Procedures. Liz Gonzalez and her team covered the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Topics under discussion and charted were Academics/Parking Lot/ Sports/Art/PBIS/ Enrichment/Parent Engagement. Groups added to each topic and were encouraged to bring back these goals to share with their program staff. Brenda Robinson, Director of Nutrition Services discussed compliance foods.
The training continued on August 11th at Sierra Middle School with all staff
ASES Leadership Team Meeting
On Thursday, July 7, 2016 the ASES Leadership team met to discuss and set goals for 2016-2017. The two key topics discussed were
- Safe & Supportive Environment
- Active & Engaged Learning
The two groups review the ASES stakeholders surveys, summarized and reflected on the data collected. Based on the responses the groups identified high priority needs to focus on for the 2016-2017 school year.
After School Education & Safety Program
The After School Program and Academic Improvement & Accountability hosted a Summer Learning Academy from June 16-30. 2016.
Project Wet Workshop
January 12-13, 2016
Another successful training sponsored by the Kern County Water Agency. A special thanks to Sarah Clayton and Jeanne Varga for hosting the 2016 Project Wet event in which 19 After School Program staff received training, and activities correlated to the State Standards for science, history/social studies and English Language arts. During the workshop they learned how to prepare lesson plans and use the curriculum and Activity Guide to engage their students in the classroom.
PBIS training at Cato
December 18, 2015
All After School Program Staff, Site Coordinators, Activity Leader, ASES Program Aides, and Boys & Girls Club Area Directors were invited to a PBIS training on December 18, 2015 at Cato Middle School. BCSD PBIS Coordinator spoke at the event.
After School University-August 13, 2015
All After School Program staff attends a Fall Training at the beginning of each school year. The training provides the program staffing support with the curriculum used in ASES, clear expectations of all staff and students, as well as the precise direction that must be maintained at all 39 ASES sites. Additionally, several board approved consultants were present to acquaint the staff with their program which will conduct sessions at their sites. Below are a few highlights of the excellent program.
Boys & Girls Club and Teacher Created Curriculum training sessions
Dean Jenkins-Arts Attack
Consultant-Brent Poppen-Motivational Speaker
Consultant-James Ganiere-See Me Learn
Consultants-Chess Unlimited and Coast 2 Coast Soccer
Consultant-All-American Student Classic
Do the Math
Consultant-Reaching for Our Goals and Caught Up Chess
Consultant Fair-Staff visited Booths Advanced Micro Resource
Project Wet (Water Education for Teachers) Workshop
20 After School Staff Members attended the Project Wet Workshop October 7th and 8th, 2014 visit www.projectwet.org to learn more about the program and curriculum
Supporting i-Ready during BCSD’s After School Program
On Tuesday, September 16th, 33 site coordinators from the After School Education and Safety Program took part in the i-Ready training at Cato Middle School. The site coordinators will be using i-Ready to further engage students in academic performance. Students in the after school program will be using i-Ready 30 minutes a day for four times a week. Two days will be assigned to English Language Arts and two days students will practice Math. The site coordinators took the diagnostic test and had fun learning to create a student buddy. Great job to our after school team!