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Audience: Homepage, For PTA Leaders, Legislative Advocacy and Parent & Community Concerns

The San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs encourages all PTA members to sign up with Ed100 as a way to learn more about how our California public education system works and to have a chance to win $1,000 for your school PTA. Be sure to add your school name when you create your account so that your PTA gets credit!

 

What is Ed100?

Ed100 has teamed up with California State PTA to provide a practical way for parent leaders, teachers and community members to learn about education issues, one lesson at a time. Ed100 is a free, self-paced online course that prepares you to make a difference in your school or school district. California's education system is complex and changing fast. Ed100 helps you learn what you need to know to be informed, credible and ready for action. Each lesson takes about 5 minutes, in English or in Spanish. Here’s a quick video to explain Ed100 a bit more: https://youtu.be/0Z2XwEbukYU

 

Which lessons should I start with?

Our PTA council has highlighted a few lessons which specifically address topics that have been widely discussed in our San Ramon Valley school communities:

 

Ed100 CHAPTER 8 - Lessons on Taxes and School Funding


How do I win the $1,000 for my PTA?

When you complete a lesson on Ed100 and answer the review question correctly, you earn a ticket for your PTA to be entered into a drawing for a $1,000 prize. The next drawing is on Thursday, December 7th, 2017. Please note: a rule of the $1,000 drawing is that you need to have at least two Ed100 participants from your school. When you sign up for Ed100, you can check the Leaderboard for a list of your school participants.

 

 

We invite you to sign up for Ed100 and start earning those tickets. By using Ed100, your school PTA could be the lucky winner and you'll know even more about our education systems!

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Posted by: Iris Tessler
Published: 11/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Inclusion & Diversity, Parent & Community Concerns and Special Needs

Parents are invited to join Superintendent Rick Schmitt and Assistant Superintendent, Education Services, Toni Taylor, on May 3, 2017 as they host two Special Education interactive Town Halls for parents. The district’s vision for Special Education will be shared and parents are invited to ask questions and share their thoughts and ideas.

 

As we look toward the future, we are placing increased attention on Special Education in the 2017-18 school year. This includes shifting the Special Education Department and the new, yet to be identified, Executive Director for Special Education, under our Educational Services Division. As part of our work, we will focus on creating structures and supports that encourage building relationships and trust among all of our stakeholders.

 

To learn more, please join us on May 3 at one of the following meetings:

 

9-10:30 am
SRVUSD Education Center Board Room
699 Old Orchard Drive, Danville

 

6-7:30 pm
Professional Development Center
Los Cerros Middle School
968 Blemer Road, Danville

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Posted by: Iris Tessler
Published: 4/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent & Community Concerns and Special Needs

The SRV Council of PTAs Special Needs Committee is partnering with Decoding Dyslexia CA to provide a Dyslexia Support Group that will meet in the Tri-Valley.  The new support group will provide an opportunity and space for parents and educators to come together once a month to offer support, share ideas and resources, and empower each other as they experience the successes and challenges of raising/teaching a child with dyslexia. The group is parent-moderated and free. Please RSVP so we can assure enough seats and materials.

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm

Bella Vista Elementary School Library
1050 Trumpet Vine Ln, San Ramon, CA 94582

(just 3.7 miles north of the I-580 Hopyard Exit)

 

RSVP:  Liz, lfcrowley@yahoo.com or Sandra, sandra.wicks@gmail.com

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Posted by: Rachel Hurd
Published: 1/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent & Community Concerns and Special Needs


Wednesday, January 18th, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Iron Horse Middle School MPR

 

You are invited to come learn about the variety of instructional technology available to SRVUSD students to enhance their learning, including four stations where you will have the opportunity to interact with specific programs/apps and learn some tips for supporting your student. The four stations will explore: Google Drive tools, Other digital tools, Learning Ally (the audiobook service the district is piloting for students with print disabilities), as well as low tech tools.


This event is free; please register here to attend

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Posted by: Rachel Hurd
Published: 1/8/17