Our goals include getting educators involved in their local, state and national union, preparing educators for their job, and fostering relationships.
Committee Chair: Casey Keenan
UniServ Director: Nicola van Kuilenburg
Members: Missy Dirks, Brittany Blankenship, Jacki Wood, Alia Knight-Dahl, & Crystal Dorsey
If you would like to know more information please contact Casey Keenan at Casey.Keenan@fcps.org or LDCFCTA@gmail.com
Upcoming 2017-2018 LDC committee meeting dates:
Tuesday, February 13th – 4:30-6:00
Tuesday, March 6th – 4:30-6:00
Tuesday, April 3rd – 4:30-6:00
Tuesday, May 8th – 4:30-6:00
We are excited to say that out first annual EdcampFCTA was a huge success! If you missed it, follow along with our Twitter account! #EdcampFCTA @LDC_FCTA @MyFCTA
Check back for details on next years event!
We have wrapped our sessions for this year, but stayed tuned for next years sessions!
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We still have a few Teacher I am shirts left in each size from S-3XL, please contact Casey Keenan at Casey.Keenan@fcps.org to order one. They are $15 and the money will go to help fund next years books.
The Middle School READIE 500
Need a way to get your Middle School students motivated to read in March? Click here to print a flyer about the Readie 500 for 2018.
Congratulations to these amazing Middle School students who read an extra 500 minutes in March!
Humza Husain – Windsor Knolls Middle – Mrs. Cameron
Chris Arana – Crestwood Middle School – Mrs. Travis
Mariana Ramirezn Niz – Monocacy Middle – Mrs. Knight-Dahl
Elementary School Dr. Seuss Essay contest
This years quote was, “A persons a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who
K-2 category: Brenna Davies – Centerville Elementary – Mrs. Lloyd
3-5 category: Kylie Stracener – Sabillasville Elementary– Mrs. Austin
1st Grade category: Nora Sands – Whittier Elementary – Mrs. Kinnamont
2nd Grade category: Julia Moore – Urbana Elementary – Mrs. McKeever
3rd Grade category: Alexander Dennis – Thurmont Elementary – Mrs. Crone
4th Grade category: Hannah W. – Sabillasville Elementary – Mrs. Doney
5th Grade category: Alyssa Davies – Centerville Elementary – Mrs. Hames
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
K-2 category: Leyna Durrshmidt – Emmitsburg ES – Mrs. Keller
3-5 category: Marleigh Klamert – Middletown ES – Mrs. Eyler
Kindergarten category: Roxana Zarbalian – Kemptown ES – Mrs. Montgomery
1st Grade category: Samantha Williams – Centerville ES – Mrs. Hagen
2nd Grade category: Leyna Durrshmidt – Emmitsburg ES – Mrs. Keller
3rd Grade category: Rebecca Davis – Twin Ridge ES – Mrs. Shoemaker
4th Grade category: Alyssa Davies – Centerville ES – Mrs. Hames
5th Grade category: Marleigh Klamert – Middletown ES – Mrs. Eyler
“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child”
1st Grade category:
1st place – Olivia Baker– Emmitsburg ES – Ms. Beckner
2nd Grade category:
1st place – Lindsay Chance – Brunswick ES – Ms. Mace
2nd place – Naomi Tipton – Emmitsburg ES – Mrs. Keller
3rd Grade category:
1st place – Tessa R. McKenzie – Emmitsburg ES – Mr. Brown
2nd place – Matthew Alfronso – Monocacy ES – Mrs. Fogle
5th Grade category:
1st place – Kara Graves – Brunswick ES – Mrs. Chew
2nd place – Sadie Batson – Brunswick ES- Mr. Price
2014’s Read Across America was successful with more than 70 readers across the county inside our classroom. Even though we had a snow day on the event day, we have had classrooms and readers reschedule readings! GO FCPS & FCTA!
SAVE THE DATE: April 5th – 7th, 2018
Thank you to an amazing SPARKS adventure!
The class of 2017 FCTA LDC SPARKS!
Click here to go to the SPARKS symbol to find everything you need!