Madonna Catiis, Director Curriculum & Instruction
600 Elko Street
P.O. Box G
Gonzales, CA 93926
Telephone: (831) 675-0100, X8123
District Office Fax: (831) 675-2763
ACSA Distance learning unique throughout California schools Article (includes GUSD District Learning Rollout
GONZALES TEACHERS GET PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FROM EDUCATIONAL EXPERT!!
On August 9, 10, all GUSD teachers worked with Martha Kaufeldt who is a educational expert/consultant from Solution Tree. She shared information with our teachers on brain research and how children learn, rigor in the classroom and differentiated instruction.
Martha was a classroom teacher for over 23 years in California. For her work in the San Francisco Bay area, Martha was awarded the Mason-McDuffie Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She has written several books including Begin With the Brain: Orchestrating the Learner-Centered Classroom and Teachers, Change Your Bait! Brain-Compatible Learning. She serves on the Transformative Education Forum Board. Martha has been a trainer and coach for the Mid-California Science Improvement Project. She earned a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in human behavior from City University.
Additional Accountability Information from the CDE
Changes to Academic Progress Reporting (APR) system
School Quality Snapshots for GUSD sites
Changes in federal & state accountability requirements
Updates in federal and state academic accountability requirements.