New California Standards
Communications Toolkit for Teachers and Administrators
Chairman & CEO, AcuFocus
Orange County Teacher
How to use it
This toolkit is filled with videos, key messages, talking points, handouts, newsletter items and social media messages, along with other tools, to help you spread the word about the advantages of higher standards for our children, their futures and our communities. The resources and materials included here can be adapted and catered to based on your need. Just download the resources and materials below.
What is Common Core?
Common Core represents higher standards that help students become critical thinkers ready for college and career, putting them on a path to prosperity in Orange County’s bright economic future. You can watch and share the video with your colleagues, staff, and parents to name just a few different audiences.
Use these key messages to help explain the benefits of Common Core Standards to your colleagues, staff, associations and community partners. You can use them in your school or district’s social media, newsletters, talking points, and conversation starters.
Tips for Teachers
Nine tips for teachers to help communicate the benefits of Common Core Standards to your students’ parents, colleagues and community partner. Also, includes brief talking points and letter template that can shared with administrators, parents, students, school board members and community partners.
Use the PowerPoint Presentation to deliver a presentation to parents, school board members, colleagues or community members. There are notes included for the slides. You can modify the slides by adding your own logo and colors.