Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, December 21, at 7 pm. Our speakers will be Scott Abbott, DCPS Director of Social Studies , who will discuss the DCPS social studies curriculum and instructional approach, and Allan Francois, DCPS Finance Director, who will give us an update on theContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Dec 21 @ 7PM”
Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, November 16, at 7 pm. We will discuss: 1. Redistricting proposals for Ward 6. Staff from Councilmember Silverman’s office will join us for the discussion; 2. Teacher and principal turnover. Mary Levy who has researched this issue for the State Board of EducationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 7PM”
We can’t wait to see you at Lincoln Park! Please help us get the word out within your school communities. Download jpg and pdf fliers here.
Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1. W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, September 21, at 7 pm. We will discuss the following: – Safe reopening of school. We will hear a report out from Grace Hu on the Family Survey that all eight ward education councils co-sponsored. Over 570 responses were received inContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets September 21 @ 7pm”
Ward 6 Schools community, please join Ward 6 Councilmember Allen’s Back to School Town Hall on Thursday, August 26 at 8PM via Zoom. Register here. Read more about this in Councilmember Allen’s recent back to school newsletter (excerpt below).
Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, August 17, at 7 pm. Dr. Kevin Washburn, manager of Library Programs for DCPS, will join us to share what DCPS is doing to ensure every school has a librarian this school year. We will also discuss school reopening. We all hopedContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 @ 7PM”
Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021
Testimony of Heather Schoell, Eastern HS PTO President I need you to think of a really horrible, hectic day you’ve had, one where you needed to be in multiple places at the same time, when you didn’t get to finish your morning coffee, and lunch is chips at 4pm. Now play that out as yourContinue reading “Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021”
Valerie Jablow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021
Valerie Jablow Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable on Re-Opening District of Columbia Public Schools and District of Columbia Public Charter Schools for School Year 2021-2022 September 21, 2021 I am Valerie Jablow, a DCPS parent. As we struggle with the covid delta variant, which has led to increasing cases in our children and schools,Continue reading “Valerie Jablow Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on DCPS and DCPCS School Reopening – September 21, 2021”
Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021
Alexandra Simbana Committee on Government Operations and Facilities & Committee of the Whole Joint Public Oversight Hearing – School Facility Condition During the Re-Opening for SY2021-2022 September 28, 2021 Hello, my name is Natalie Rose Simbana Leistikow. I am here before the Council again to let you know what is happening with students and teachersContinue reading “Alexandra Simbana Testimony – DC Council Roundtable on School Facility Conditions During Reopening for SY2022 – September 28, 2021”
DCPS Budgets dropped this week! Thank you to Laura Marks, chief of staff to Councilmember Charles Allen, Anne Phelps, DC Council Counsel and Senior Advisor, and Jonathan Antista, Deputy Director for Budget, in the DC Council Office of the Budget Director (Starting at 35:48 Mins) Find the Budget Presentation HERE. Thank you, Patricia Stamper, EmpowerEdContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting – Feb 17, 2021: SY22 Budget and Community Voice in Education”
Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO) Meeting Notes April 9, 2020 – via Zoom Attendees: Sonja Walti, Jefferson Academy and School Without Walls Danica Petroshius, Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan Jessica Sutter, State Board of Education Ward 6 Grace Hu, Amidon-Bowen, @Digital Equity in DC Education Valerie Jablow, Duke Ellington George Blackmon, Maury Amy and JoeContinue reading “W6PSPO Virtual Meeting Notes – April 9, 2020”
Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO) Meeting Notes November 19, 2019 Miner ES 1.Sharing PTA/PTO Best Practices – PTA/PTO Meetings Panel/Open Discussion David Treat and Julie Muir – Miner Elementary, Elsa Faulkenberg – Tyler Elementary, Lona Valmora – Capitol Hill Cluster School We kicked this series off with a discussion on PTO meetings. FindContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2019”