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Member Benefits

Membership in the California Association of IB World Schools (CAWS) organization is extended to all authorized IB schools in the state of California. The price of membership is USD $200 annually for Diploma Program schools and $100 for Middle Years or Primary Program schools. Click JOIN CAWS and become a member today.

 

Member schools receive benefits which include:

Member schools who submit a nomination for a CAWS Student of the Year Award, SOTY, will receive an additional $50.00 from CAWS to you regular membership fee as an additional way to support your students. SOTY Awards will be: $250.00 for DP/CP and $150.00 for PYP/MYP members.

  • 20% reduction in fees to attend our Fall Forum and Spring Seminar events in October and February of each year. 
  • Invitations to attend roundtable discussions in order to share successful practices.
  • Advocacy support with IBO for California schools.
  • Advocacy support at the California state level.
  • Advocacy support with the California Department of Education.
  • Advocacy support for University and College recognition.
  • Representation and advocacy at International Baccalaureate Americas Regional Associations’ meetings.
  • A comprehensive network of professionals assisting one another in improving and strengthening the International Baccalaureate in the state of California.
  • Summary and updates of California measures related to the International Baccalaureate Programs in California via our member newsletter.
 
 
 
IB Source will send CAWS Member Schools one of their new series on Social-Emotional Learning.
 
Their 40-week planners have 3 main focuses:
 
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Aligned
  • CASEL-aligned lessons and activities
  • Logically sequenced lessons and activities
  • Student planners include appropriately sequenced activities that target each CASEL competency.
Classroom Focus
  • Accessible and appropriate lessons for diverse learners
  • Opportunities for students to use their strengths as an individual
  • Encourages safe communication and collaboration with peers
Student Focus
  • Opportunities for students to self-monitor their progress
  • Student-centered activities with real-world applications
  • Giving students leadership and responsibility for their learning
 
Complete your CAWS Membership. Email me with your selected publication and when Robin confirms you Membership I'll ship you your sample.
 
Here are the books we are offering as free samples. 
 
  1. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grades K-2
  2. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grades 3-5
  3. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 6
  4. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 7
  5. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 8
  6. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 9 
  7. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 10
  8. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 11
  9. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Student Planner Grade 12
  10. Wellbeing & Mindfulness Student Journal Grades K-2
  11. Wellbeing & Mindfulness Student Journal Grades 3-5
  12. Wellbeing & Mindfulness Student Journal Grades 6-8
  13. Wellbeing & Mindfulness Student Journal Grades 9-12
 
Check out samples of all our SEL planners for grades K-12 by doing a quick registration here: https://www.ibsourcex.com/courses/SEL-Sample-resources
 
Regards,
Andy
 
Andrew Culley
IB Source
IB Source Global Office: +1(312)224-2536 / Fax +1(312)212-5534
516 North Ogden Ave., Suite 111 Chicago, IL 60642
 
 
Check out samples of all our SEL planners for grades K-12 by doing a quick registration here: https://www.ibsourcex.com/courses/SEL-Sample-resources