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Ward 6 School and Education Updates – September 2022

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, Below are a few updates (in chronological order…): 1. DC Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) Collective Meeting, Tuesday, September 13 Please share the following message with your LSAT leaders: Hello DC Education Leaders, My name is Steve Bowen (Payne Elementary parent) and along with Marion Babcock (SchoolContinue reading “Ward 6 School and Education Updates – September 2022”

Join us for Bike, Roll and Read to School Day – May 4, 7:30am at Lincoln Park!

Register your school here to ensure you are eligible for great giveaways! Pick a k-12 friendly book to swap On May 4, buckle your helmet, wear your school gear and bring a book to Lincoln Park! 7:30-8:30am! Enjoy giveaways, local and national speakers and advocates, and celebrate with your school and neighborhood friends before gettingContinue reading “Join us for Bike, Roll and Read to School Day – May 4, 7:30am at Lincoln Park!”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22

Committee on Transportation and the Environment B24-0565 – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 March 26, 2022 Thank you for allowing testimony on the Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021.  I am Suzanne Wells, President of the Ward 6 Public  Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO).  Our organization stronglyContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22”

Advocacy

Testimony of Suzanne Wells Bill 24-570 “Schools First in Budgeting Amendment Act of 2021″ Sept 25 2022

Testimony of Suzanne Wells Committee of the Whole Bill 24-570 “Schools First in Budgeting Amendment Act of 2021” September 25, 2022 Thank you for the opportunity to testify.  My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO).  The comments I offer are my personal comments.Continue reading “Testimony of Suzanne Wells Bill 24-570 “Schools First in Budgeting Amendment Act of 2021″ Sept 25 2022”

Letter to DC Gov Executive re Delays in DCPS Clearance Process

April 5, 2022 Mayor Bowser Deputy Mayor Kihn Superintendent Grant Chancellor Ferebee Dear Mayor Bowser, Deputy Mayor Kihn, Superintendent Grant and Chancellor Ferebee, We write to ask you to urgently bring the DCPS clearance processes for hires and volunteers up to date, and to ensure an efficient and effective system for quickly clearing staff andContinue reading “Letter to DC Gov Executive re Delays in DCPS Clearance Process”

Testimony of Sandra Moscoso CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022 

Testimony of Sandra Moscoso DC Council CoW Budget Oversight Hearing on all education agencies March 28, 2022, 9:00AM Good morning Chairman and Councilmembers. I am Sandra Moscoso, Vice President of the Ward 2 Ed Council and Secretary of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. I’m also an at-large member of School Without Walls’ HSContinue reading “Testimony of Sandra Moscoso CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022 “

Suzanne Wells Testimony – CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022

DC Council COW Budget Oversight Hearing on All Education AgenciesMarch 28, 2022Testimony of Suzanne WellsWard 6 Public Schools Parent Organization Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the FY23 DCPS budget. I am Suzanne Wells,  President of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. I’m also a community member on the Eastern High SchoolContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – CoW Budget Oversight on All Ed Agencies – 3 28 2022”

Knowledge Sharing

Video: Ward 6 Middle Schools Principals Panel – March 9, 2022

Principals across Ward 6 feeder middle schools share their ideas on what makes a good middle school, how their schools help all students reach their highest potential, what extracurricular activities they offer, and more.  Moderator: Denise Forte, the interim CEO of the Education

Ward 6 Middle School Principal Panel Discussion – March 9 @ 7:30PM

Join the virtual Middle School Principal Panel Discussion is set for Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 pm. Principals across Ward 6 feeder middle schools will share their ideas on what makes a good middle school, how their schools help all students reach their highest potential, what extracurricular activities they offer, and more.  Moderator: Denise Forte, the interim CEO of the EducationContinue reading “Ward 6 Middle School Principal Panel Discussion – March 9 @ 7:30PM”

W6PSPO Meeting – Feb 17, 2021: SY22 Budget and Community Voice in Education

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”

W6PSPO Virtual Meeting Notes – April 9, 2020

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”

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