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Mentoring Memo
The November Mentoring Memo which features the November mentoring calendar, tools, and more is now available!

Update on Shipment of Professional Development Resources to Puerto Rico
Thanks to Diane Carlo, Supervisor Title I Professional Development, Hillsborough Public Schools, Florida; Julie Barker, Teacher Center Director, Pittsford Central School District, New York; and Judy Berlin, former Principal of Prince of Peace Elementary School, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; for joining us in sending professional development resources to our colleagues in Puerto Rico. In early November, Just ASK is shipping over 150 books plus Dee’s complete professional library, an array of resources from Julie, and a mentoring kit from Judy. It is not too late for you to join us! Send an email PuertoRico@justaskpublications.com we’ll get your contributions into the shipment. Together we can make a difference!

California Here We Come!
Just ASK is proud to be the Platinum sponsor of the 2018 California Induction Conference December 4-5 in Fresno. Learn more about the conference and register at www.californiainductionconference.com/ . We look forward to seeing our California induction leaders and induction coaches/mentors friends there AND to making new ones!  

We are also delighted to be exhibiting at the 2018 California Charter Schools Leadership Update Conference December 10-11 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The conference has as its emphasis the recruitment and retention of teaching staff. Naturally, Just ASK wants to be a part of that discussion!  Learn more and register at www.cvent.com/events/2018-csdc-conference/custom-36-bd428d4ef87b4f049f100c2e96124459.aspx.

Just for the ASKing!
The latest issue of Just for the ASKing! titled “What Do We Want from Our Students? What Do Our Students Want from Us?“is now available. WOW! The words of wisdom that Bruce wrote this month are really provocative. This should be required reading for every single teacher in the country! Put it in the inboxes/hands of all team leaders so that can share it in collaborative learning team and department or grade level team meetings.

Professional Practices for the 21st Century Leader
The latest issue of Professional Practices titled “Once More with Feeling: The Power of Student-Led Conferences” is now available. Marcia makes a strong case for us to move beyond what “we have always done” to what we “should have always done.” What were we thinking?

Online Tools and Templates
Don’t miss all our absolutely free online tools and templates designed to support your use of seven of our best selling books!




Just ASK uses a common language and concept system to provide a systemic approach to teaching, learning, and leading in the 21st century. Thousands of educators across the country are using our publications and products, attending our institutes, and participating in our onsite workshops. Their application of their learning has led to more students learning more, more of the time!