Farmington Welcome Staff 2013!


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New employees joined veteran staff in an action packed Welcome event held Monday, August 26 at Farmington High School. Minnesota's Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and national education expert Rueben Puentedura, Ph.D. served as featured speakers.

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Farmington Welcome Staff 2013!

  1. 1. STAFF WELCOME EVENT Farmington High School – August 26, 2013
  2. 2. Rueben Puentedura, Ph.D. nationally respected education leader provided the keynote address for teaching staff.
  3. 3. Superintendent Haugen and Board Chair Tera Lee provided welcoming remarks of appreciation for the work done by staff.
  4. 4. A “wellness expo” with booths and displays proved to be a popular part of the event.
  5. 5. Insurance provider PreferredOne was amongst the expo booths. The district moved to self-funded insurance and increased participation in high deductible plans just this year.
  6. 6. Staff participation in wellness activities such as walking, zumba and yoga in the FHS gym was a highlight.
  7. 7. Staff enjoyed a healthy lunch!
  8. 8. Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius provided a luncheon address and addressed questions from teachers.
  9. 9. Superintendent Jay Haugen welcomed Commissioner Brenda Cassellius to the Farmington Schools!
  10. 10. The learning continued after lunch as Rueben Puentedura conducted smaller setting workshops for Farmington teaching staff.