The San Angelo School District will hold their 4th Annual Engage Technology Conference today and tomorrow at Central High School. The theme of the conference is "Fostering the Transformation." During the two-day workshop, participants will learn how to transform their classrooms into engaging environments by curating resources, creating content, and connecting with other educators.
Sessions will include topics such as coding, Google Classroom, STEM, iPads, Screencasting, Digital Safety and Security, Podcasting, and more. The conference is open to San Angelo ISD staff and other Area 15 educators. Nearly 7 hundred participants are registered to attend.
San Angelo City Council members meet this morning and will consider approving the use of sales tax funds for an economic incentive for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Air and Marine Operations. The council will also consider an agreement with an engineering firm to update the city's Master Drainage plan. They will also discuss several zone change items. The meeting begins at 8:30 am at the McNease Convention Center and will be live on social media and the city web page.
If you are interested in being a substitute teacher for the San Angelo School District this coming year, you are invited to attend an orientation session. Sessions begin this Thursday for those who substituted last year and sessions for new subs begin July 25th. Call (325) 947-3838 extension 774 to register. For more information about substituting with SAISD, visit "saisd dot org slash subs".
San Angelo Police say Lake Officer C. Herrington was recently presented with the San Angelo Police and Fire Department’s Medical Director’s Challenge Coin for his swift application of tourniquets to an injured swimmer at Lake Nasworthy on the 4th of July Weekend. An 11-year-old girl received serious lacerations to her leg when she got caught on a boat propellor at Lake Nasworthy on Sunday, July 7th. Herrington and others helped rescue the girl.
Tom Green County is having a hiring event this week to hire correctional jail personnel. The event is set for Wednesday from 10 am till 1 pm and Thursday from 4 to 7 pm. The county is looking for more personnel needed for the newly built larger jail facility. They say starting pay is 16 dollars and 47 cents per hour. Interested applicants can go to 113 West Beauregard on the second floor.