October 2019 E-Connect

E-CONNECT

ECSD Leadership Collaborates to Plan Literacy Strategies

ECSD recently hosted David Holden, CEO of American Alliance for Innovative Systems (AAIS), to lead the district’s administrators and instructional coaches in developing the district’s ELA support document. “We know that increasing our student’s reading levels will have the greatest impact on their learning and their performances on assessments. We are developing a common language around literacy and Lexiles that will help our teachers raise our students reading and comprehension level,” explained Josh Black, Director of Curriculum and Instruction.
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Picture of DO Lexile Meeting

 ECSD administrators and instructional coaches analyze the differences in reading materials based on Lexile levels.


 
Vision Grant Recipients Are Celebrated

 Recipients of this years’ Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County (FPSEC) Vision Grants and the Foundations’ donors and board members celebrated before the October 8, 2019 school board meeting. “The teachers who receive these grants are instructional leaders who are striving to be innovative. They offer their students an enriched experience and the foundation is providing them the resources they need to do so,” stated Dr. Kevin O’Gorman, superintendent, Edgefield County Schools. Read More

Bond Update

 Please click the link below for ECSD bond updates. The link takes you to a page on the district’s website where you will find the most up-to-date details on the progress of the bond referendum.

Bond Information

STCTC Students Create Videos

Abby Bowser and Evan Anderson are seniors at STHS and STCTC. These talented students are creating digital video content for Edgefield County Schools this year. Please click the links below to view their videos for October.

J-E-T Middle School’s E3 Program

ECSD Food Services 


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