• Greetings!

     

    I am Lisa Rudzinski, your child’s Homeland Security/Law Enforcement Program teacher at Eastside Technical Center. This communication is being sent to you as an update and overview of our class’s Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) plans for at least the next four weeks.

     

    NTI-2DL begins Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  I am sure your child has been, or will so be, receiving lots of information regarding how their learning journey will continue during this unprecedented time.  My goal for your child, during this time, is for them to be healthy at home, engaged in their lessons, and mentally strong.  I have worked tirelessly to develop lessons and content that will be interesting, relevant, and fun. 

     

    A few items to cover:

     

    1—As I am working both at school and remotely, the best way to contact me is via this email address. 

     

    2 – My normal classroom hours will be from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM but I will be available at other times by request.

     

    3 – Students will be receiving assignments on a weekly basis.  Weekly assignments will be posted to CANVAS on Monday at 8:00 AM and will be due no later than the following Sunday, at 7:00 PM. I will be using CANVAS, our online learning management system, for this.  I will follow up with your child to ensure they know how to access.  If you would like to gain access to CANVAS to observe your child’s work, please contact me and I will provide you with instructions. 

                    Click here for the CANVAS link. Canvas login 

      

    4– I will hold video class meetings on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays-most weeks.  Once the schedule is finalized i will share with both students and parents/guardians.  It is very important that your child attend these meetings as I will address important information, cover upcoming instruction/assignments, and, most importantly, check in with them.  I plan to use ZOOM as my class meeting platform.  If your child has a conflict, they need to notify me ahead of time so that your child and I can arrange a separate time to video conference.

     

    5 – Our Eastside webpage contains other useful information.  Click her to visit https://www.fcps.net/Page/43

     

    6 – My teacher webpage also contains NTI information for both you and your child.  Click here to visit https://www.fcps.net/domain/2441

     

    7 – In the event I haven’t made contact with your child, or they haven’t submitted assignments, I will reach out to you to follow up. 

     

    8 – I look forward to working with you as your child’s learning journey continues.

     

    Be well,

     

    Captain Lisa Rudzinski (retired)

    Homeland Security Teacher

    Eastside Technical Center

    2208 Liberty Road

    Lexington, KY 40509

    Phone (859) 381-3740

    Fax (859) 381-3747

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  • Hello!

    My name is Lisa Rudzinski, and I am the Homeland Security/Law Enforcement program teacher at Eastside Technical Center.  If you have a student returning to my program, you may know me as “Captain” as that is what our students call me.  For those of you with new students-Welcome!

     

    You are receiving this email because I have a student in at least one of my classes that lists this email as a parent/guardian household contact.  If I need to revise or you received this email in error, please reply to let me know so that my records are as up-to-date as possible.

     

    Such challenges times we are all facing, but more so for our students-whose lives have been flipped upside down with uncertainty ahead. 

     

    I am sending you this email so that you have my direct contact information and so that you are aware that our learning continues, but just in a new way.

     

    Most importantly, I want you to know how much I love and miss our students here at Eastside.  This classroom, and in fact, building, isn’t the same without the life each one brings to it.  My heart aches at not being around them and interacting with them in person.  

    Cancelled skills competitions, cancelled sporting activities, cancelled schools, cancelled work, and cancelled social activities.  What a lot for all of us, but especially our young people to process. 

     

    To that end, I have tried to create multiple platforms for them to engage with me and with their classmates.  I will outline some of those below.

     

    First-if you are unaware, Fayette County Public Schools is working hard to make sure your student, and all students in the district are able to get a meal or two.  Attached to this email is a comprehensive document listing locations and times.  Your student doesn’t need to go to their school, they can go to any stop or school for meals (breakfast and lunch).

     

    Second-FCPS has created a detailed “one-stop” for information related to the district’s current response to actions due to COVID 19. Here is that link

    https://www.fcps.net/Page/15202

     

    Third-We have an online platform for remote learning called CANVAS.  You are welcome to join any class your student is enrolled in as an observer.  I just need to know you would like to do so, and I need a good email for you.

     

     

    Should a future need arise for access to technology for them to perform the work, please email me and let me know.  I have lots of things in place to help them out.

     

     

     

     

    Finally, and importantly, I am working hard to help your students be successful as we begin a new school year. I am learning as I go on some of the technology, but so far so good.

     

    Please let your student know how excited I am for them to continue or join our program, and contact me with any questions/concerns/issues and ideas.

     

    More soon

    Captain

     

     

     

     

    Captain Lisa Rudzinski (retired)

    Homeland Security Teacher

    Eastside Technical Center

    2208 Liberty Road

    Lexington, KY 40509

    Phone (859) 381-3740

    Fax (859) 381-3747

     

    Eastside Technical Center Mission:

    “To prepare students for entry level technical occupations, two-year community colleges, two-year technical colleges and four-year universities.”

     

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    http://www.eastside.fcps.net/

     

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