California Educator

November / December 2016

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 56 of 59

D H O F A G P N E M C B K Inyo Kern San Bernardino Fresno Siskiyou Riverside Tulare Lassen Trinity Shasta Modoc Imperial Mono San Diego Plumas Humboldt Tehama Monterey Los Angeles Butte Mendocino Lake Kings Madera Merced Placer Yolo Tuolumne Ventura Glenn San Luis Obispo Sonoma El Dorado Sierra Santa Barbara Colusa Stanislaus Mariposa Napa Sol. Yuba Nevada Alpine San Benito San Joaquin Santa Clara Del Norte Sut. Orange Calaveras Marin Sac. Ala. Amador Contra Costa San Mateo Santa Cruz San Francisco I M I H G I O K N L M I J I Los Angeles Ventura Orange Riverside San Bernardino DI RECT ORI A L DI ST RI CT S See Inset Los Angeles Metro Area Copyright © 2013, SpatiaLogic. Q − Statewide, Two At-Large Directors − Statewide CTA Board Expenses Amounts represent a monthly average for fiscal year 2015-16. During the reporting year, the nor- mal and statewide activities include CTA Board meetings, State Council, Service Center Council meetings, Equity and Human Rights Conference, Good Teaching Conferences, various task force meetings, and other business-related functions. Some differences in expenditures may be due to the widely varied geographical sizes of directorial districts, distances traveled for Regional, Service Center and other meetings, and the varied num- ber of functions CTA Directors are responsible for attending. Expenses of Board members with partial-year service are averaged based on months served and delineated with an asterisk. Copyright © 2013, SpatiaLogic. Q (Higher Education) – Statewide Two At-Large Directors – Statewide Recently, there was something to celebrate. A 3-year-old mostly nonverbal child would often go up to classmates and grab things. B osh ef f expl ain ed to th e chi l d many times about the importance of sharing and taking turns. She modeled for the child how to ask another child to share. She used picture cards to help convey what th e c h i l d w a n t e d . O n e d ay h e approached a classmate holding a toy. Instead of grabbing it, he smiled and asked, "Share?" Bosheff gets goosebumps just thinking about it. "How can you describe what a life-changing moment that is? For me it was like Christmas, New Year's and Valentine's Day all rolled into one." Her stu d ent s l o v e e xp er i en - tial learning, which she utilizes whenever possible. For the unit "In the City, in the Country " she wrote grants and received funds to take children and their par - ents to a local farm. Students got to hold a baby chick, hear a cow moo and see it milked , look at farm machinery, and see crops of familiar foods. F o r " M y Fa m i l y, M y C o m - m u n i t y " s h e i n v i t e d p o l i c e of f icers, f iref ig ht ers, a s ol di er, a UPS driver and others to visit. During "My Five Senses" a local ice company donated and deliv- ered blocks of ice for students to experiment with. " T h e s e a re e x p e r i e n c e s y o u c a n' t g e t f r o m a b o o k . T h e y make l earnin g fun , real , int er - esting and alive." 55 November / December 2016 Perspectives Member Spotlight Continued from page 17

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of California Educator - November / December 2016