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Title: Silver Lane Elementary School Governance Council Thursday, October 31, 2013 8:30-9:30 Media Center


1
Silver Lane Elementary School Governance
Council Thursday, October 31, 2013 830-930
Media Center
  • Agenda
  • Introductions
  • Roles and Responsibilities of SGC Members
  • Family Involvement Calendar
  • Family Game Night
  • Literacy Family Night
  • Numeracy Family Night
  • Year End Assembly
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • UCONN CT Childrens Book Fair
  • New CCSS Report Card Workshop
  • Food Drive
  • Jeannine Fundraiser Update
  • Together Were Better Communication Folders
  • Silver Wolves Assemblies Change in format
  • Principal's Updates SIP-School Improvement Plan
  • Miscellaneous

2
The Purpose of the School Governance Council is
  • The purpose of the Council is to enable parents,
    school, staff, students (where appropriate) and
    community leaders to work together to improve
    student achievement in schools.
  • School Governance Councils serve in an advisory
    capacity to assist school administrators.

3
School, Family and Community Partnerships
Schools, families and communities all contribute
to student success and the best results come when
all three work together. CSBE Position
Statement on School-Family-Community Partnerships
4
Membership and Selection Process
Member Number Process
Parents or Guardians 7 Elected by the parents of guardians of students attending the school Each household with a student attending the school will have one vote
Teachers of the school 5 Elected by the teachers of the school
Community Leaders 2 Elected by the parent/guardian members and teacher members of they Council
School Principal and/or Designee 1 Principal may name designee
5
Council Responsibilities
  • Council may advise the school administration in
    these areas
  • Analyze school achievement data and school needs
    as they apply to the school improvement plan
  • Review fiscal objectives of the schools draft
    budget
  • Participate in the hiring process of the school
    principal or other administrators of the school
    by conducting interviews of candidates and
    reporting on such interviews to the
    superintendent and the local school board
  • Assist the principal in making program and/or
    operational changes to improve the schools
    achievement
  • Develop and approve a written school parent
    involvement policy that outlines the roles of
    parents and guardians
  • Collaborate with the school administrator in
    developing and approving a school-parent compact
    for parents, legal guardians and students that
    outlines ways families and school personnel may
    build a partnership to improve student learning
  • Work together with the principal to develop,
    conduct and report the results of an annual
    survey or parents, guardians and teachers on
    issues related to the school climate and
    conditions.

6
School Governance Councils do not
  • Manage a School
  • Supervise staff
  • Enter into contracts or purchasing
  • agreements
  • Discuss individual issues between teachers,
  • students and/or parents.
  • Determine student eligibility for school
    admission or programs
  • Determine class allocations or student
  • assignments

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1 2
3 4 FOOD DRIVE BEGINS 5 NO SCHOOL STAFF DEVELOPMENT 6 7 PICTURE RETAKES FAMILY GAME NIGHT 600-730 8 STANDRADS BASED REPORT CARDS WORKSHOP 900-930 9
10 11 VETERANS DAY! NO SCHOOL 12 13 14 15 STANDRADS BASED REPORT CARDS WORKSHOP 245-315 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 SILVER WOLVES 215 - 300 FOOD DRIVE ENDS 23
24 25 26 27 ½ DAY EARLY DISMISSAL 120 28 THANKSGIVING BREAK 29 30
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1 2 Early Dismissal 120 CONFERENCE WEEK Scholastic BOOK FAIR 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA 12 13 14
15 16 17 WINTER CONCERT 18 19 20 21
22 23 WINTER BREAK 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
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Do you want to play?
When Thursday, November 7, 2013 Time 600-730 Where Silver Lane Dining Hall
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Family Involvement Team
Literacy Night Thursday, March 6, 2014 600-730
Family Numeracy Night Thursday, May 1, 2014 600-730
  • What would you like to see and leave the event
    with?
  • What are your specific needs?
  • How can we help you at home?
  • Would you like to volunteer? Ask your SGC Chair
    or your child's teacher how you can help.
  • Think of a possible theme for the night

11
Scholastic Book Fair
The week of December 2 - 6 See our fabulous Media Specialist Mrs. Frost for more details!
Get the first peek at the amazing selection of books for all ages that will take you and your child on wild adventures! Come support your school in raising funds for the media center and the purchasing or new books. Donate some time to give back to your school community. Youll be glad you did!
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Standards Based Report Card Questions Answers
  • The East Hartford Public School District has an
    new standards based report card. What is it? What
    does it look like? What does this mean for my
    child?
  • Learn about the Connecticut Common Core State
    Standards continuum and how your child is being
    graded, as well as prepared for a college or
    career ready future.
  • Light refreshments will be served.
  • For more information visit easthartford.org

Session 1 Friday , November 8, 2013 900 930 Room 109 Presenters Literacy Coach Ms. Ross and Principal Ciccomascolo
Session 1 Friday , November 15, 2013 245 315 Room 109 Presenters Literacy Coach Ms. Ross and Principal Ciccomascolo
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Thanksgiving Day Food Drive Sponsored by Silver
Lane Student Council, Ms. Rose and Miss. Shemms
November 4th 22nd
K Dessert (Assorted)
1 Corn bread or muffin mixes
2 Canned vegetables
3 Canned Gravy
4 Boxed potatoes or canned yams
5 Stuffing
6 Cranberry Sauce

15
Jeannine Fundraiser
  • Our community sold over 5,000.00 in
  • products.
  • Our school earns 40 of the profits! That is over
    2,000.00.
  • The proceeds will be added to our Student
    Accounts funds that supports our academic based
    and extra-curricular activities.
  • A notice will go home announcing the arrival date
    for pick up of goods.

16
Together Were Better
  • You are an important part of your childs
    education! Stay connected!
  • Please look for important notices and homework
    assignments sent home each Monday. We are making
    every effort to keep you informed.
  • Please return notices in a timely manner and
    homework each Friday.
  • Principal Ciccomascolo will discuss the Updated
    School Compact
  • PostcardsA friendly note about something special
    your child did.
  • Parent/Guardian AwardAll students will
    participate in nominating a loved one for
    modeling a positive character trait. You could be
    the recipient of that award! Stay tuned.
  • What suggestions do you have to improve the
    home/school communication?
  • Email your ideas to Jena Ledoux at
    ledoux.j_at_easthartford.org

17
Silver Wolves Celebrations
  • There has been a change in format.
  • Each teacher will make a short speech
    acknowledging a student for that months character
    trait.
  • There will be a grade level and student centered
    activity to model that months character trait.
  • Announcement of RAPPERS

18
Thank you to Marybeth Kuzoian of the FRC for
donating the light refreshments. Her generosity
is greatly appreciated! Thank you to all of the
staff and families who attended this months
meeting. You voice counts!
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