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Welcome to Koerwitz Library: For Teachers

A fun place for all things reading, research, writing and collaboration

Teacher Licensure Links:

*General licensure information:  http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/

*In service/conference Pre-Approval form- fill out and submit to DOE via email along with conference schedule at least 30 days prior to conference.

http://www.doe.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/ndedoenvgov/content/Educator_Licensure/In-ServicePreapprovalRequest.pdf

*Educator look-up:  provides a copy of your most current NV teaching license.  You will need the license number, expiration and subject info from here to create your new OPAL license renewal account if you haven't created one already. https://online.nvdoe.org/#/VerifyLicense . Step one 

*OPAL - step two Online Application - you must set up this account and submit everything electronically. If you have taken PDE's that you want to apply to your next renewal, you will want to go to the PDE site, request a transcript and it will prompt you to select "send to Dept of Ed also".  Your OPAL account must be set up prior to that in order to sync.  Go here for the application or to upload PD credit certificates https://online.nvdoe.org/#/

*General OPAL info: acceptable ID, how to upload it, name changes, removing provisions etc. http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/Online_Portal/

*License renewal info: costs, fingerprinting, etc http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/Licensure_Renewals/

*Professional Development options (this is not everything but a start):

             1) PDE via CCSD NEW PROCEDURE AS OF APRIL 1, 2019

TEMPORARY LIST OF CLASSES:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sIqiz_C9s3mp5l3SAAfKc8XF2tsQYbssBenSfEEorkI/edit

REGISTRATION:  https://cpd.vegas/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=339675&type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_ID=632547  Most common; Offers in person and online classes for an average cost of $75.00 . GO TO THE NON CCSD REGISTRATION SECTION AND SELECT OPTION 1.  FILL OUT TO APPLY FOR AN ELMS ACCOUNT. THEN REGISTER ONCE YOU GET THE CONFIRMED EMAIL.  OR  OPTION 2  REGISTER ON THE ELMS THEN GO THERE AND PAY IN PERSON . Once you have completed the course, you can request the transcript be sent to your OPAL account at DOE.  

             2) Teacher Toolbox http://www.teacherceutoolbox.com/

 

 

* Fingerprint Options:  (must be done within 6 months prior to renewal)

1) Fingerprint Pros is a good place.  At the beginning of the school year they come to our school to roll prints or you can go to them:

2620 S Maryland Parkway # 17, Las Vegas, NV, 89109-1673 or make appt:  phone (702) 734-2665 

2)  Ace Bartending School.  The address is 4079 N. Rancho Dr. #170.  You are in and out in less than ten minutes.  Just make sure you have completed everything on the OPAL

Find books and ebooks

For Overdrive ebooks and audiobooks, you can access them via the SORA app explained in the boxes below.   Download it from the app store or Google play. You can also access it via the web at soraapp.com  Our school setup code for the app is FAITHNV.   Use your school ID number once on our school page.  

If your ID is 4 digits, please add a zero in front of it i.e 0####

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Find Ebooks & Audiobooks

For Overdrive Sora ebooks and audiobooks, you can access them via the SORA app explained in link(click the picture above).   Download it from the app store or Google play. You can also access it via the web at soraapp.com  Our school setup code for the app is FAITHNV.   Use your school ID number once on our school page.  Faculty and Staff have access as well.  Please see or email Mrs. Bowline or Mrs. Thompson if you need your ID number.

If your ID is 4 digits, please add a zero in front of it i.e 0####

Quick Links

 Quick Links

Variquest Die Cut Machine Info:

Die Cut Machine Information:

Please ask for help if you don't know how to use it.

We primarily cut cardstock which is available in the library 

and in the copy room upper left cabinets.  Regular paper

will tear and not work.

OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE TO YOU:

*class set of laptop whiteboards with markers

*Stamps for card making/art projects

*Lego cart

*Paper Maker cart - construction paper, decorative/serrated edge scissors, glue

*Lincoln logs 

Professional Development Resources

 Professional Databases/TrainingTools

Fluency Matters free downloads:  English, Spanish, French, teaching tools, conference workshop handouts and more

https://fluencymatters.com/product-category/free-downloads/

Teaching Tools

 Teaching Tools

Professional Books

Professional books are located in the library loft & can be checked out.

There are samples listed below or you can see the whole list by clicking here:

List of Professional Books in FL Library