Fwd: Parents for Public Schools Meeting this Saturday! Special Guests: Mayor Gavin Newsom and Gwen Chan
> Please help to spread the word to your school and parent email groups!
> (flyers available in English/Chinese/Spanish at www.ppssf.org)
> We look forward to seeing many of you this Saturday!
> Parents for Public Schools Annual General Meeting:
> What do YOU want the City to do for our public schools?
> Special Guests:
> Mayor Gavin Newsom and Interim Superintendent Gwen Chan
> Date: Saturday, April 22, 2006
> Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
> Location: Denman Middle School
> 241 Oneida Avenue @ San Jose Avenue
> 2 Blocks from Balboa Bart Station - Parking on the school yard
> We hope to see you at our Annual Membership Meeting on
> Saturday April 22nd: Next Steps for Our Schools
> This is a great time to connect and share ideas with other PPS folks
> from around the district and meet new additions to the PPS staff and
> Board of Directors. We'll be sharing our accomplishments for this
> Most importantly we want to hear from YOU on how the City can help
> support our public schools to provide a Parents for Public Schools
> summary to the Mayor's Policy Council on Children and Families.
> We are very excited that Mayor Gavin Newsom will be joining us to
> hear PPS parent feedback and discussion. Also, Interim
> Superintendent Gwen Chan will be addressing our group as well.
> We are offering a choice of 3 workshops each designed to help
> parents to encourage public school enrollment and improvement in
> different ways.
> The childcare will feature a special free woodworking workshop with
> Michael Buck of
> Junior Woodchucks, as seen at Alvarado, Marshall and Bret Harte.
> 8:30 am Registration, Childcare*, Refreshments and Networking
> 9:00 am PPS updates and new initiatives
> 9:30 am PPS board elections
> 9:45 am Remarks from Gwen Chan, SFUSD Interim Superintendent
> 10:00 am Discussion : What can the City do for our schools?
> * Group breakouts in English, Spanish and Cantonese
> 11:00 am Remarks and discussion with Mayor Gavin Newsom
> 12:00 pm Workshops: (Lunch provided with reservation)
> * What do successful schools have in common? Best practices
> presented by Springboard Schools
> * How to market your school to increase enrollment
> * How to help your child be successful in school when there is a
> barrier(workshops in Cantonese and Spanish)
> Call 415 468 7077 or email info@... to register for childcare
> and to request a lunch.
> Interpretation will be available in Spanish and Chinese
> Denman Middle School will be holding a carwash on the school yard -
> so make
> sure you bring some cash with your dirty car!
> Sandra Halladey
> Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco
> 415 468 7077