February 8th meeting will be held at Elsie’s Restaurant at 7:30 a.m.
February 1, 2019 — Gina Meinertz, elementary principal at Caledonia Elementary School, updated the club on efforts at school.
— Ed Vision funding has been obtained for 2 1/2 years through a grant. A coach will be coming to meet with the leadership team. They promote education based on the needs of the child.
— HOPE survey for staff and students is taken a few times/year.
— Project Based Learning — PLC set goals of learning for themselves. In 3rd – 5th grades, it is used for humanities and for STEM.
— Co-Teaching — We partner with Winona State University to have student teachers. Gina and Mary Morem observe them. Our teachers have training in co-teaching to work with the student teachers. They begin teaching as soon as they arrive.
— There is a Wellness Counselor in the elementary school now. This person helps kids deal with trauma.
Gina Meinertz, Caledonia Elementary School Principal