Meet Dr. Vasinko 5 th- 6 th grade support Graduated from Seton Hill College – 1990 Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Minor in Elementary and Early Childhood Education Master’s Degree in Special Education from Seton Hill University – 1999 Doctorate Degree (D.Ed) -Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Present, Curriculum and Instruction-2013 Certified to teach Early Childhood (N-3), Elementary (K-6), and Special Education (K-12)
Expectations Cats’ Cash and Teacher Behavior Management System Bucket-Filling led by Miss Zedick, guidance counselor Completion of Homework
GLSD Website www.glsd.us LES main page Teacher pages Story Town Reading Program Go Math! Language! Reading Program (grades 4-6) Think Central Resources – Student log-in – LES short-cut
Home-School Connection Check your child’s assignment book and homework folder DAILY for important assignments and information. We need your help! Volunteer opportunities: – LES Parent Tutors – Homework Club – Prep at Home – Must have PTO Clearance Packet
Home-School Connection Ideas for Homework Help: – Quiet space – Materials – pencil, crayons, scissors, glue – Encourage best work – Refer to class work for help Fun Websites for Parents & Kids: – www.starfall.com www.starfall.com – www.pbskids.org www.pbskids.org – www.abcya.com www.abcya.com – www.literactive.com www.literactive.com – www.multiplication.com www.multiplication.com
Important Information Annual IEP meeting with teachers to review progress, establish goals for the year, and determine necessary accommodations for classroom, assignments, and testing Progress Monitoring reported quarterly with report card Failing quarter grade reported mid-quarter on progress report from subject area teacher
RtII Response to Instruction and Intervention Students will be placed in Tier I, II, or III for support and intervention instruction. Instruction will be provided by a highly- qualified certified teacher (classroom teacher, Title I reading specialist, learning support teacher, or classroom assistant). Report of progress will be sent home upon completion of intervention.