Teachers Megan Habowski, Michele Petro and Michelle Faust engage in a brainstorming activity entitled "roping around." The activity called for the teachers to detach themselves from each other without cutting the rope or removing it from their wrists.This was one of the many activities held during the August 21st in-service workshop which allowed the professional staff to work collaboratively while reflecting on the question, "What is effective instruction?" The teachers also had an opportunity to examine their own teaching styles. The daylong program facilitated by author and college professor, Franny McAleer, was well-received by SCA's faculty.
 
 
 
In the photos below (left) Franny McAleer  and Elementary Principal John Fetterman "coach" teachers Polly Sharrow and Dan Hauer through the "roping around" activity. In the two remaining photos, SCA's teachers listen intently as their peers report out following their study of Domain Four of Danielson's Framework for Teaching.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Special Features

High School students and parents can keep track of the many end of year activities taking place by downloading the 2017-2018 EOY Calendar found by clicking on this link. Learn More

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at jsnyder@scasd.us or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More