RESOURCES AND TRAININGS
As a TOTEM Member, the following resources are designed for you.
FIRST AID TRAINING
The TOTEM Board and Employee Representatives are now training TOTEM Members in First Aid during the school year at the TOTEM Office. In order to attend, you must sign up on mylearningplan.com. Due to COVID, we are currently learning about the new protocols necessary for safe trainings. Currently, we are offering recertification classes via Zoom where the participant will schedule a 30 minute in person appointment to demonstrate their skills. At the moment, a recertification class has been scheduled for Saturday, April 24. Sign up on MLP.
TOTEM NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATIONS
As a new TOTEM employee and an Anchorage School District employee, our goal to be sure that you understand the rights and benefits to being part of this union and the District.
Please come by and talk with some of our Board members to learn more at our new employee orientation. You will have an opportunity to get your questions answered and we can provide you with further information on anything that you find in your new member packet. The dates for the 2020/2021 New Employee Orientations have been scheduled via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please email the TOTEM Office for a link.
TOTEM MENTOR PROGRAM
Mentoring is defined as a relationship, which has mutual benefits for all parties involved, and is used to help a new to position employee achieve their goal of being successful by receiving assistance & guidance from a more experienced peer. Mentors serve as a positive role model, promote positive reinforcement and are a resource for the new to position employee.
TOTEM mentors must be members in good standing of TOTEM Association. Members who are granted mentor status will receive an additional 2% above their base salary rate.
TOTEM currently has mentors available for the following job positions:
Administrative Assistant, Elementary
School Secretary, Elementary
Administrative Assistant, Middle School
Middle School Registrar
Admin Assistant Financial Procurement
Administrative Activities Assistant
School Secretary, High School
Senior High Registrar
Administrative Assistant, Non-School Based
English Language Learner Tutor
IEP Clerical Support Clerk
Special Ed TA, Special Programs, Elementary
Please call the TOTEM office at 562.1183 to request a Mentor.