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CCSD Transportation Holds Virtual Job Fair

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) Transportation Department is hosting Virtual Job Fairs in lieu of the monthly on-site job fairs for prospective bus drivers. As part of the event, applicants will be able to apply online and have the opportunity to have questions answered by staff as well as assistance with the completion of applications via Live Chat during this time.

The Virtual Job Fair is now open and will operate daily Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until May 1, 2020.

Prospective job applicants can access the “Virtual Job Fair” by visiting transportation.ccsd.net and scrolling down to find “Virtual Job Fair” Live Chat.Representatives will be available to talk to applicants and answer any questions.

“Driving a school bus is an important job. After all, school bus drivers transport our most precious cargo,” said Jennifer Vobis with the CCSD Transportation Department. “If you love to drive, love interacting with people, and have a passion for education, a career as a bus driver may be perfect for you. Join our team of caring professional drivers. Full-time and part-time positions are available. No experience is necessary.”

To be considered, a bus driver trainee must be at least 21-years-old with a valid driver’s license, have a 10-year driving history or more. CCSD provides paid training and assistance in obtaining the proper license.

To learn more about the Transportation Department, visit transportation.ccsd.net.

Recruitment Event for Veterans and Their Spouses to Focus on CCSD Employment

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A national nonprofit organization, Heroes to Education, and the Clark County School District will co-host a recruitment event on Feb. 27 to share with veterans and their spouses the many employment opportunities at CCSD.

The local recruitment event will be held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the North Las Vegas Readiness Center, located at 6600 Range Road.

Among the positions and fields at CCSD that are open to candidates with a variety of skills are:

  • teaching
  • transportation
  • clerical and technical support
  • policing

 

Other community partners involved in this event include the Nevada Department of Veterans Services; the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation; UNLV Military and Veterans Services Center; Nevada National Guard; and USO Nevada.

Heroes to Education is a national nonprofit organization supporting veterans and their spouses in transitioning to jobs in K-12 education.

CCSD Students to Perform in Holiday Extravaganza Hosted by The Public Education Foundation and The Smith Center

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More than 250 Clark County School District (CCSD) students will perform at the Seventh Annual “Holiday Extravaganza” concert at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 4th in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. The concert series is a partnership among CCSD, The Public Education Foundation and The Smith Center.

“Holiday Extravaganza” showcases the considerable talent found in CCSD while expressing the joy of the season. Student musicians from more than 30 schools will perform alongside teachers and professionals from across Southern Nevada in a world-class venue.

In addition, visual artists from elementary, middle and high schools will have their work on display in The Smith Center’s Grand Lobby prior to the concert, as doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Proceeds from the performance help support arts programs in the CCSD. Since this concert series began in 2012, approximately 70 schools have raised more than $150,000 for their arts programs through this partnership with The Public Education Foundation.

A limited number of tickets are still available, starting at $15. Tickets may be purchased at The Smith Center Box Office or online at (https://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/ccsd-holiday-extravaganza).

The holiday concert is made possible through funding from Dennis and Carol Troesh; additional financial support is provided by Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The media’s point of contact on-site will be Katie Bowen of The Public Education Foundation. She may be reached at katie.bowen@thepef.org or (702) 799-1042 the day of the event.

To learn more about the Clark County School District, visit ccsd.net.

‘Be an Upstander’: CCSD Kicks Off Week of Respect

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Clark County School District (CCSD) stands strong against bullying and cyberbullying – and reaffirms its yearlong commitment to enhancing a safe and respectful learning environment during the Week of Respect. This year the Week of Respect is Sept. 30 through Oct. 4, and CCSD’s theme is “Be an Upstander.”

“The Week of Respect’s activities are designed to inspire CCSD students, employees and the entire community as they work together toward a common goal – which includes respect, inclusion, and good citizenship,” says Brandon Moeller, Director of CCSD’s Equity and Diversity Education Department.

Each day of the week has the following themes:

  • Monday, Sept. 30 – Celebrate Diversity Day
  • Tuesday, Oct. 1 – Respect Diversity Day
  • Wednesday, Oct. 2 – Respect Each Other Day
  • Thursday, Oct. 3 – Respect Your School Day
  • Friday, Oct. 4 – “Get Your Blue On” Day

During the week, myriad activities will be planned each day at CCSD schools, including respect-oriented morning announcements, essays/poems that honor diversity, “meet a new friend” events, creation of artwork that celebrates respect, and much more.

Week of Respect culminates Friday with the “Get Your Blue On” campaign. CCSD encourages everyone to wear blue and share photos on social media using the hashtag #CCSDGetYourBlueOn. Tag @ClarkCountySch and @EDE4CCSD in your tweets.

 

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Transportation Department to Host Job Fair on Saturday, October 5th

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Interested in becoming a bus driver for CCSD? The CCSD Transportation Department will host a job fair on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at 4499 S. Arville Yard, Las Vegas.

As part of the event, applicants can apply onsite and they will have the opportunity to talk with current drivers about their duties. Applicants will also have the opportunity to ride in a bus around the yard to get a feel for what it is like to be a bus driver.

Bus drivers earn $15.30 per hour. CCSD provides paid training and assistance in obtaining the proper license. You an apply online as a bus driver trainee at  www.teach.vegas or call 702.799.5427 for more information.

CCSD Provides Families with Information and Resources at Cox Back to School Fairs

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) will assist students and families as they prepare for the 2019-20 school year during the 12th Annual Cox Back to School Fairs, being held at local shopping malls during July and August.

  • July 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The Boulevard, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway
  • August 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane
  • August 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Drive

 

There will be over 50 booths at the fairs; various booths will be staffed by CCSD personnel, while the others will represent community agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses. School-required immunizations will be offered only at The Galleria at Sunset, The Boulevard and Meadows Mall fairs. Costs will range from no co-pay to low-fee and no charge, depending on a family’s insurance status. Parents are advised to bring their child’s immunization record and insurance card.

CCSD Transportation Department to Host Job Fair for Bus Drivers

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The Clark County School District Transportation Department will host a bus driver job fair Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m. – noon, at the Richard C. White Transportation Center, 4499 S. Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89103.

In an effort to reduce the shortage that is being experienced locally as well as nationally, applicants can apply onsite, and will have the opportunity to have questions answered and speak with current drivers about what duties are included as part of the job. CCSD provides paid training and assistance in obtaining the proper license. Applicants also will have the opportunity to ride in a bus around the yard to get a feel for what it is like to be a bus driver.

 

For more information, call us at (702) 799-5427 Option 2

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The Smith Center and The Rogers Foundation announced that nominations are now open for their fourth-annual Heart of Education Awards, recognizing outstanding educators in Clark County School District (CCSD). Anyone can nominate a CCSD teacher through January 18, 2019 at TheHeartOfEducation.org.

This awards program honors CCSD teachers across all grades and curricula who go above and beyond for their students, such as launching valuable new programs and devoting time outside the classroom to support students in need.

Student Farmers Market Set for Thursday, November 8

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Green our Planet will present its Biannual Student Farmers Market on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas. Billed as the largest student market in the U.S., this free event will feature 400 students from 40 schools in Southern Nevada. The market is held every fall and spring. Students run the market themselves, selling fruits and vegetables that are grown in school gardens.

CCSD Observes Week of Respect

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) is celebrating the Week of Respect Oct. 1 – 5 with a variety of events and activities at schools, which promote a safe and respectful learning environment. As part of their Pledge to Respect Day activities, students at Clarence Piggott Academy of International Studies, used chalk to write positive messages on the school’s sidewalks and playgrounds. Students also had a blue ribbon fence decorating activity to promote the messages of kindness and respect. CCSD’s theme is “Be an Upstander” and culminates on Friday, October 5, with “CCSD Get Your Blue On.”

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Dr. Jesus F. Jara (video #2).