Lost & Found
Are you (or your child) missing a water bottle, a lunch bag or a sweatshirt? Stop by the MPR to check out our Lost & Found. Items that go unclaimed by December 4th will be donated to a local charity.
Pine Valley Middle School
Good Morning Pine Valley! Today is Monday, November 30, 2015.
Battle of the Books will meet this week during our A.P. class periods. 6th grade will meet on Tuesday and 7th & 8th graders will meet on Thursday. Please come by the library and pick up your A.P. passes.
Rate Increase for Substitute Teachers
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s (SRVUSD) Board of Education approved rate increases for substitute teachers as part of the District’s efforts to address an ongoing substitute shortage. The action includes creating a higher rate for retired SRVUSD teachers who are experienced and already have knowledge of the District’s practices. The rate increase is effective on Monday, December 14, 2015.
The Board of Education approved the following substitute teacher rates:
SRVUSD staff conducted a comparison study of teacher substitute rates in 35 surrounding districts. The study demonstrated that prior to the Board’s action Tuesday, SRVUSD’s rates were among the lowest in the area.
School districts throughout California, including SRVUSD, are experiencing significant shortages of substitutes. This is due in large part to an improved economy and job market, which has reduced the number of people drawn to education for part-time employment.
To apply, substitute teachers must provide:
SRVUSD is also in need of substitute paraeducators, who support teachers by providing support to students with special needs. They are paid $13.73 per hour. The proficiency requirement includes completion of ONE of the following:
To start the application process:
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