Wisconsin Heights Summer School Program 2019


What are you doing this summer? How about teaching in Wisconsin Heights Summer School Program? What is it you’ve always wanted to share with kids, but just never have the time during the regular school year? What special skills or talents do you have? This could be a great opportunity for you to share your talents in our Summer School Enrichment Program! We need creative, two or three week exploratory/enrichment courses to offer to our district students so we keep them thinking and learning throughout the summer.

We also need Educational Assistants!


For out of district applicant interest, please submit an application through WECAN.

Here are the details:

  • Summer School 2019 will be held at the Middle/High School and will run for 5 weeks.
    • Monday – Thursday / 8:00-12:00 classes / Teachers contracted 7:45-12:15
    • Session One – Three weeks (11 days): June 17th –July 3rd (no school on the 4th )
    • Session Two – Two weeks (8 days): July 8th – July 18th
  • Teacher’s hourly rate is $22.00/hour. Secretary’s hourly rate is $16.00/hour. EA’s will be paid according to their current salary.
  • If enrollment does not justify the class, the class will be cancelled or combined with another grade level. Numbers will not be known until after registration
  • EA numbers will not be known until after registration so you will be put on a first come, first serve list.
  • Summer school remedial teaching assignments are based on the following criteria:
    • Teacher is currently employed in our district
    • Teacher is currently or going to be teaching the students in that class
    • Teacher has taught summer school in the past
    • Teacher has a valid license
    • Administration will have the right to make the final decision
    • All positions are based on board approval
  • Summer School Remedial Classes
    • Remedial Classes will be offered to students by Teacher Recommendation ONLY!!
    • NEW – Remedial Classes will run the same for both sessions. One period math and one period reading.
    • If you teach remedial classes, you will also need to teach one enrichment class.
    • Summer School Remedial Classes will be offered at no charge
      • K-Jumpstart will run through both sessions with no enrichment offerings an 8-12 class with a 20 min. PE break.
      • 1st Grade Fundamentals – 8:00-9:15 Reading 9:30-10:45 Math (then students choose one enrichment class during Period Three)
      • 2nd Grade Fundamentals – 8:00-9:15 Reading 9:30-10:45 Math (then students choose one enrichment class in Period Three)
      • 3rd Grade Fundamentals – 9:30-10:45 Reading 10:45-12:00 Math (then students choose one enrichment class in Period One)
      • 4th Grade Fundamentals 9:30-10:45 Reading 10:45-12:00 Math (then students choose one enrichment class in Period One)
      • 5th Grade Fundamentals– 8:00-9:15 Reading 10:45-12:00 Math (then students choose one enrichment class in Period Two)
      • Middle School Fundamentals – 8:00-9:15 Reading 10:45-12:00 Math (then students can choose one enrichment class in Period Two)
      • All school snack/breakfast will be offered from 9:15-9:30 in the first period class.
      • Prep for Remedial Class teachers will be three separate 15 min. times (7:45-8:00, 9:15 – 9:30, 12:00-12:15)
  • Summer School Enrichment Classes
    • NEW – If we get enough teachers we will be offering Enrichment classes BOTH sessions.
    • Must be a certified teacher
    • 8:00-9:15 – Period One
    • 9:15-9:30 – Snack Break in Period One classrooms
    • 9:30-10:45 – Period Two
    • 10:45-12:00 – Period Three
    • Period Length 75 minutes
    • If you feel your class needs to be a longer time period you can combine sessions to make for a longer session (example 8:00-10:45 or 9:30-12:00 or 8:00-12:00)
    • Teachers will be paid for 75 minutes of their class as well as 15 minutes of prep. Period One (15 min. prep is from 7:45-8:00) Period Two (15 min. prep is from 9:15 – 9:30) Period Three (15 min. prep is from 12:-12:15)
    • As course proposal forms are turned in, I will put them in a google doc so that you may see what other courses are being offered and at which grade levels. The goal is to have a variety of options for all grade levels during each period of the day. Courses that are too similar in content will be taken based on a first come first serve basis. You might be asked to tweak your course a bit or change the period it is taught to fit the needs of our program.
    • Course ideas can be found in a shared google drive labeled summer school enrichment ideas.
    • Teachers will determine the cost for each session based on the session needs
    • Courses will need to have a minimum of 10 students to run and then you set a maximum level of 15-20 students or more
    • NEW: Classes will be offered on a first come, first serve basis and will fill up during our NEW on-line registration.
    • Courses will be offered for a grade range: going into 1st -2nd / going into 1st -3rd / going into 3rd – 5th / going into 6th -8th / etc.

Timelines and What to Do:

  • Notify the summer school principal via email of your interest in teaching a summer school course or filling a summer school position.
  • Fill out the proposed summer school enrichment form for EACH enrichment course you are proposing. Due by Friday, Feb. 22nd or ASAP.
  • All approved courses will be printed in the summer school brochure which will hopefully be sent out to students on March 4th with the on-line registration opening on March 18th through May 3rd.
  • Notification of summer school contracts will be approved at the May 13th board meeting. Contracts will be issued after that.
  • Requisition forms for any supplies/materials needed for your class will need to be turned in ASAP – no later than the last day of school or you may not get your supplies on time.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Josie Geishirt
Summer School Principal