Archive for January, 2012

TOY & SPOY Winners!!!


TOY & SPOY Winners!!! Galaxy of Stars banque Citrus County Education Foundation on Thursday, January 27th, 2012 night during the Galaxy of Stars banquet sponsored by the CCEF,  Hernando Elementary School physical education teacher Michael Porcelli was named Teacher of the Year and Citrus Springs Elementary School custodian Dennis Bidlack was named Support Person of the […]

Supporting Stars Making a difference: Support Persons of the Year

Supporting Stars Citrus County School District support workers have the make difference and our schools and district— doing their best to help educate students. Support persons are custodians, mechanics, bus drivers and secretaries. Every year the district names its support person of the year and announces the winner the same night as the teacher of […]

FL DOE: Florida earns nation’s highest overall grade in 2011


“Below is a wonderful announcement about Florida’s Educational System” ~Thomas   Florida Department of Education Press Release Thursday, January 26, 2012 Florida Named National Leader in Educator Quality – Sunshine State earns nation’s highest overall grade in 2011 – TALLAHASSEE – The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) 2011 State Teacher Policy Yearbook released yesterday […]

Who Packed Your Parachute?

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Who Packed Your Parachute? Last week, while on my school visits, I visited CREST School.  CREST provides a learning environment for both intellectually challenged and emotionally challenged students.  Before bringing me around the school, Principal Rich Hilgert and I met in his office where he looked at my identification badge and my lanyard which has […]

Leading International Educator Gives Lessons with Citrus County Teachers

Dr. Max Thompson

Leading International Educator Gives Lessons with Citrus County Teachers Central Ridge Elementary Teachers Giving Presentation at Max Thompson Seminar in Levy County Throughout the educational world and most certainly in Citrus County the name “Max Thompson” is well respected.  Dr. Max Thompson is the Project Director of the Learning-Focused Schools Model. His specialty is connecting […]

Educators Making a difference: Citrus Teachers of the Year

Teacher of the Year!!!

Making a difference Three Cheers for our “Teachers of the Year”!!! It’s time for Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Person of the Year in the Citrus County School District. Each year, schools select their own teacher/support person of the year. A panel of judges comprised of members of the Citrus County Education Foundation […]