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I feel the Core Beliefs are great! The Beliefs have given me focus. My experiencesthis year have helped me realize that it's all about the students. When I write mylesson plans, I think about the core values and link my LOs with DOLs along with the purposeful instruction. They all go hand in hand! (Because of this year) I think aboutwhat's best for the students.
(Jacqueline Sanders, Lowe)
Effective instruction impacts the students. It's related to good, first instruction andmakes the most of the first initial introduction of the lesson. Every part of the lesson plan should be aligned. Spot observations help me understand what the expectationsare for the teacher, observer, and above all, the students!
(Eduardo Macias, Lowe)
The Core Belief
At-Risk students can achieve just as the non At-Risk Students
isthe one that connects with me the most. I have had professional experiences wherestudents of different levels have achieved academically. They can all achieve with our support!
(Yessica Shaw, Lowe)
As Conrad High School's Academic UIL Coordinator, I have been very pleased to seethe eagerness and excitement of both staff and students to expand the foundation of
our students’ participation in academic competitions…For
the first time, our four timeBest Overall Speech, and state qualifying, Debate team will expand its horizons bystepping up to compete alongside of our district neighbors by competing in the TexasForensics Association, all of which could not be happening without the support,flexibilities and continued efforts of our students, teachers and administrators who arecommitted to the overall success of our school.
(Carl Scafuro, Conrad)
Working here at F.P. Caillet Elementary during this time of great change has really brought out in everyone a strong sense of collaboration and teamwork. With theexpertise of our principals and teachers, and guided by our core beliefs, day by daywe continue to work toward the realization of our mission,
empowering all students tobecome responsible citizens and lifelong learners.
Fabian Hypolite, Caillet)
As we plan our lessons for the following week, I am amazed at the energy, reflectionand focus of my team. Each teacher brings their own special expertise to developingthe curriculum to fit the needs of the students at F.P. Caillet. Through this processeach child is guaranteed the best skills and experience of several teachers, while thelearning is tightly aligned.
(Joan Daddona, Caillet)
Since joining the Caillet Fraternity of educators, I have been exposed to a positiveatmosphere toward educating our youth and a conserted effort not to lose focus of fundamental factors, such as proper lesson planning and progress monitoring, whichhelps us accomplish our mission
of “becoming responsible citizens and lifelong