Dearborn Public Schools

Summer Learning at FHS

Fordson teachers paused their summer vacation to review Language and Literacy TIPS for a Language-Rich Interactive Classroom this August in preparation for the new school year. These TIPS include: Total Particpation of all students Incorporating Academic Language Promoting Academic Literacy and Language Scaffolding for all Literacy Levels. This dedicated group of educators shared lots of wonderful ideas … Read more

3D Community

The 3D community which consists of ELD Specialists, Instructional Coaches and Special Education Resource Teachers collaborate together to create interactive lessons consisting of Oral Language Development, Phonics and Word Work, a Reading Strategy and a Structured Writing Tasks.  The theme-based lessons will be available for teachers and students to use for summer school and beyond.

Maura Makes an Impact!

Congratulations to Maura Sedgeman for receiving the 2017 impact award!  Maura was nominated by team members for her unwavering dedication to students and staff and was one of the winners chosen by a panel.  Yay Maura! The Impact award recognizes staff members who demonstrate the Dearborn Public School District’s Core Values and are consistently professional, … Read more

Letter from Dr. Saad to Maura

Letter from Dr. Saad to Maura  

Congratulations Maura Sedgeman!

After 43 dedicated years, Maura Sedgeman bids an affectionate farewell.  Everyone has nothing but amazing things to say about Maura.  So many of us have been inspired by this outstanding educator. She’s truly remarkable! Thank you for everything you’ve done for the students of Dearborn Public Schools directly and indirectly. Here’s wishing you a very … Read more

Superintendent Letter to Community

Click here to view Dr. Maleyko’s letter to the community regarding Dearborn Schools’ privacy policy related to immigration

New Families – District Parent Meeting

We had another successful district parent meeting for new families in Dearborn Public Schools.  Representatives from Member Focus shared the different credit services they provide.  The next session on “Know Your Rights” was led by two local attorneys and was the group’s most meaningful session.  Syrian American Rescue Network (SARN) followed with more information to … Read more

ELD Specialists did it again!

ELD Specialists lead round table demonstrations where they shared English Language Development strategies to use when working with English Learners.  The strategies focused on 1) Oral Language Development, 2) Phonics and Word Work, 3) Guided Reading and 4) Structured Writing.  A big thank you to everyone who shared their expertise.

Embracing All Students

Title I staff participated in a workshop on culturally responsive instruction.  The session included 1) an overview on developing cultural proficiency, 2) what teachers should know about economically disadvantaged students and 3) an examination between home and school cultures.  Many participants expressed their gratitude for the “eye-opening” workshop.                    … Read more

MSU Global Educators Program cohort visits Dearborn

On Friday, March 24th, MSU students from the Global Educators Program (GEP) led by Dr. Margo Glew visited Dearborn.  The yearly visits to Dearborn have been a very positive experience for the students and a highlight of the program.  They spent their day visiting classrooms and then gathered at ASC for a culminating task and reflection.  The focus was … Read more

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