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Thursday, November 08, 2007

News From Seattle Council PTSA

Legislative Roundtable
November 15, 6:30-8:30pm
Hamilton International Middle School
(registration and light dinner); 7pm program
Come sit down at a table with your district legislators and discuss key education issues! Registration starts at 6:30pm with the program beginning at 7pm including a mix of panel discussions and small groups by legislative districts. Refreshments. Also be sure to mark your calendars for WA State PTA Focus Day, February 13, 2008 (in Olympia). More information to follow.

(This might be a good time to follow-up with legislators after the failure of the Simple Majority Amendment and ask where do we go from here.)

School-Family Partnership Advisory Committee seeks new members
Nomination deadline extended to Nov.16

Click here to download a nomination form or here for a description of the committee.


Special Education Program Fair
December 1, 9am-12:30pm
Meany Middle School
(301 – 21st Ave E, 98112).
The fair will consist of workshops on Seattle District’s special education services and policies (e.g. program placement, school assignment, riser process, IEPs, ITPs, WASL/WAAS, and graduation requirements). Numerous vendors representing related services will also be on hand to share their information. The Seattle Special Ed PTSA, along with Boyer Children’s Clinic, the UW’s Experimental Education Unit (EEU), and the Seattle School District’s Special Education Services Department are sponsoring this event. The Program Fair is free and no advanced registration is required. Childcare will not be provided. Translation services are available but must be requested by November 15th.

Everyday Math Family Letters on-line:
The 2007 Edition Family letters are different from the ones you find on the main wrightgroup.com website. Here’s a link provided by Bernardo Ruiz from the District to the 2007 Edition Family Letters:

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