LaJoy Johnson-Law Testimony – Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for Education Agencies

TESTIMONY for Committee on Education Budget Oversight Proposed FY 21 Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for all Education Agencies June 4, 2020  LaJoy Johnson-Law, Ward 8 parent and disability and education advocate Good Afternoon Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso and the Committee on Education. My name is LaJoy Johnson-Law (Ms. Law), and I am a community memberContinue reading “LaJoy Johnson-Law Testimony – Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for Education Agencies”

W6PSPO Meeting – May 7, 2020

Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO) Virtual Meeting May 7, 2020 1- Digital Equity in DC Education Update DCPS has distributed ~8K devices.  Elementary school distributions happening this week. Sent 2 pages of recommendations to DCPS. Asked for additional tech support; ensure curriculum includes picking up digital literacy skills Wifi was set up inContinue reading “W6PSPO Meeting – May 7, 2020”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for Education Agencies

Committee of the Whole Committee on Education Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for all Education Agencies June 4, 2020 Thank you for the opportunity to testify today at the joint budget oversight hearing for all education agencies.  My name is Suzanne Wells, and I’m the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO).  OurContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Joint Budget Oversight Hearing for Education Agencies”

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”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2019

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”

W6PSPO Meeting Notes – January 21, 2020

W6PSPO Meeting Notes January 21, 2020 Stuart-Hobson MS 1. Laura Marks (Councilmember Charles Allen’s Chief of Staff), Anne Phelps (DC Budget Office Counsel and Senior Advisor) and Jonathan Antista (Deputy Director for Budget) shared an overview of the DC Council performance and budget oversight process. Please review the following documents: FY21 Education Budget Process –Continue reading “W6PSPO Meeting Notes – January 21, 2020”

Sarah Wolf Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

Sarah Wolf, Peabody Elementary School  Testimony to the DCPS Public Budget Hearing, October 29, 2019 Good evening Chancellor Ferebee and Deputy Chancellor Maisterra My name is Sarah Wolf and I am the parent of a kindergarten student at Peabody Elementary School. I have been a DC resident since 2003 and currently live in Ward 6.Continue reading “Sarah Wolf Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”

Jessica Sutter Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

DCPS Public Budget Hearing Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Maury Elementary School Thank you Chancellor Ferebee for the chance to speak this evening. My name is Jessica Sutter and I am honored to represent Ward 6 on the DC State Board of Education. I am testifying today in my personal capacity. Over the past year I’veContinue reading “Jessica Sutter Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”

Cathy Reilly Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

DCPS Public Budget Hearing October 29, 2019 Cathy Reilly for the Senior High Alliance of Parents, Principals and Educators Thank you for this opportunity I am here as the Executive Director of SHAPPE. I also facilitate the Ward 4 Ed Alliance and am a member of C4DC (Communities for DC Public Schools (C4DC) We areContinue reading “Cathy Reilly Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”

Rebecca Davis Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing

DCPS Public Budget Hearing Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Maury Elementary School Thank-you for having a slide on EQUIITY, SUSTAINABIILITY & TRANSPARENCY since that is what II would like to address with regards to science education in DC Public Schools. My name is Rebecca Davis I am an environmental education consultant and live in Ward 1Continue reading “Rebecca Davis Testimony – DCPS SY2021 Budget Hearing”