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Audience: Legislative Advocacy and Legislative Advocacy

Are you ready for the California State PTA‚Äč March 14th Call Out to End Gun Violence? Here’s a quick list of our Federal Legislators’ Phone Numbers, Email Links, and a CA State PTA Script:


Senator Dianne Feinstein


Senator Kamala Harris



Congressman Mark DeSaulnier



Congressman Eric Swalwell



"Hello, my name is [insert your name]. I am a PTA member and constituent from [insert your city]. I am "calling you out" today to demand stronger gun-violence prevention federal legislation including:

• Prohibiting the sale and possession of assault weapons including automatic and semi-automatic weapons
• Mandatory background checks
• Waiting periods for all firearm purchases

The time for change is now. We need to put politics aside and turn emotion into action. Thank you for your attention in this critical matter."

Posted by: Iris Tessler
Published: 3/14/18

Audience: Parent & Community Concerns, Legislative Advocacy, Special Needs, Parent & Community Concerns, Special Needs, Homepage, Homepage and Legislative Advocacy

Join parents, educators, elected officials, and community members on Friday, April 20th, 9am-2pm for the 38th annual PTA Advocacy Day for EducationThis event is hosted by the San Ramon Valley, Las Trampas Creek and and Pleasanton PTA Councils.  We will explore topics related to public school funding in California.


Engage in an enlightening discussion and learn how you can make an informed difference!


For more information and registration, visit the Event page.



Posted by: Rachel Hurd, District Admin, San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs
Published: 3/13/18

Audience: Legislative Advocacy and Legislative Advocacy

Before you attend your school LCAP meeting, consider using this Ed100 LCAP Checklist and also reading the following Ed100 lessons broken down by the 8 LCAP Priorities:


Priority 1 - Basic Services

Providing all students access to fully credentialed teachers, instructional materials that align with state standards, and safe facilities.

Priority 2 - Implement State Standards: Implementation of California’s academic standards, including the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math, Next Generation Science Standards, English language development, history social science, visual and performing arts, health education and physical education standards.

Priority 3 - Parent Involvement: Parent involvement and participation, so the local community is engaged in the decision-making process and the educational programs of students.

Priority 4 - Student Achievement: Improving student achievement and outcomes along multiple measures, including test scores, English proficiency and college and career preparedness.

Priority 5 - Student Engagement: Supporting student engagement, including whether students attend school or are chronically absent.

Priority 6 - School Climate: Highlighting school climate and connectedness through a variety of factors, such as suspension and expulsion rates and other locally identified means.

Priority 7 - Course Access: Ensuring all students have access to classes that prepare them for college and careers, regardless of what school they attend or where they live.

Priority 8 - Other Student Outcomes: Measuring other important student outcomes related to required areas of study, including physical education and the arts.


2017-2018 SRVUSD LCAP Presentation 

SRVUSD LCAP "Single Plan for Student Achievement" Data Package


Posted by: Iris Tessler
Published: 12/6/17