Sierra Valley

Welcome to SPJUSD!

Boy Fishing in Mill Pond

Where all children succeed

Where all children feel safe

And curiosity is cultivated

Students Studying in Field in the Sierra

Appreciating beauty, caring for the environment, as well as each other...

Sierra Buttes

Where students apply knowledge to new contexts

with honesty and integrity.


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Staff Resources

June 25, 2013

Mandated Employee Policies & Electronic Signatures

Update Employee Data Card Online

Common Core Standards

Forms and Policies resources for teachers and staff

Commission on Teacher Credentialing – Renew online

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Webmail Access Your Email Online…

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Education provides our children with vital information, the content standards, and a knowledge of the world. Education develops in our students a personal perspective of life, encouraging our children to learn, build opinions and share their points of view, while providing necessary basic and advanced skills. Education is not just about the lessons and poems in textbooks. It is about the lessons of life, and the developing ability to achieve greatness.

Sierra Plumas Unified School District Policies: If you are interested in viewing the Sierra Plumas Unified School District policies and regulations please follow the following instructions:You may access GAMUT Online by going to, clicking the GO button and then entering the following user name and password.1. Once on the site, click “GO” in the middle of the page. When prompted enter the following information: Username: sierraplumas Password: public96126Once logged in, please select “S” and then click on Sierra Plumas Joint USD.

CDE on iTunes – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell: dedicated area within the iTunes Store

“The launch of CDE on iTunes U means that California is able to offer educators free professional development resources that are produced primarily by local educational agencies and private education institutions throughout the state,” O’Connell said. “Districts and schools are under tremendous pressure to make every dollar count. Teachers can now download top-rated educational content at no charge from CDE on iTunes U.

From CDE on iTunes U, high-quality professional development resources at all levels of California’s education system are available to any educator. Content that meets CDE’s posting criteria includes high-quality videos, audio recordings, presentations, PDF documents, and other education-related information.

“Whether accessed through a desktop, laptop, or smart phone, CDE on iTunes U will be an important tool for the continued professional development of our community of education professionals,” O’Connell said. “Educators now have more opportunities to access relevant information whenever and wherever it is convenient for them.”

The CDE recently placed hundreds of media files on iTunes U, some of which have been contributed by from California school districts and charter schools. CDE on iTunes U can be found on the iTunes Store, specifically at:

Thinkfinity: If you are a teacher searching for resources to help you capture your students’ attention and challenge them to be the best they can be, Thinkfinity brings the power of learning to your fingertips. What is Thinkfinity? Verizon Thinkfinity is one of the most well-respected learning resources in the nation. With its partners, Thinkfinity offers more than 55,000 educational resources, including standards-based, grade-specific K-12 lesson plans, student interactive tools, and reference materials.

Content is provided through a partnership between the Verizon Foundation and 11 of the nation’s leading educational organizations:
the American Association for the Advancement of Science,
the International Reading Association,
the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
National Center for Family Literacy,
Council for Economic Education,
National Endowment for the Humanities,
National Council of Teachers of English,
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,
National Geographic Society,
and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQ’s)

Can I renew my credential online?
 Yes.. click here.

How do I refer a student for Special Education services?

Contact your school Student Study Team, or Resource Teacher. In order to determine the student’s your child’s educational needs, they will discuss your concerns, look at intervention strategies and develop an appropriate assessment plan, if necessary.