W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 9 at CHM@L

The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization will meet this Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30 – 8 pm at Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan (215 G Street, NE).  We’ll be joined by Theodora Brown with the Ward 5 Council on Education and Eboni-Rose Thompson with the Ward 7 Education Council.  They will share their ward council’s educationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 9 at CHM@L”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes– February 20, 2018

Stuart Hobson Middle School, 410 E St., NE February 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Mission Statement – To promote cooperation among the parent organizations of the public schools [in Ward 6] in order to improve the education received by all children attending our schools. Overview of the DC Council Performance Oversight and BudgetContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes– February 20, 2018”

CHPSP Meeting Notes– January 16, 2018

Brent Elementary School, January 16, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Michelle Edwards, Executive Director of Learn It, Live It, Love It gave a great presentation. Her non-profit organization partners with DCPS Title I schools to bring structured, standards-aligned field trips experiences to students leveraging the museums and organizations in DC and the surrounding areas. SheContinue reading “CHPSP Meeting Notes– January 16, 2018”

CHPSP Meeting Notes– November 21, 2017

CHPSPO Meeting Payne Elementary School November 21, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Brent Diversity Working Group & Town Hall Meeting— Alicia Dorsey, Parent at Brent ES Provided an overview of the diversity working group and recent town hall on the new efforts targeted at closing the achievement gap at Brent ES. The parent-driven workingContinue reading “CHPSP Meeting Notes– November 21, 2017”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017

Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE June 20, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   SBOE Update – Joe Weedon, Ward 6 SBOE Representative Additional funding allocated by DC Council When council added additional funding to schools, came w/ a directive to put money into local schools. Chancellor committed that $$ would goContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 15 2016

Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan, 215 G Street, NE November 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1 . Film Screening – Most Likely to Succeed – Julie Scofield Looks at alternative schools; focus on critical thinking, how to deal w/ failure, problem-solving Films can only be accessed via screenings $350 to host one screening  http://www.mltsfilm.org/ UpcomingContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 15 2016”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 16, 2016

J.O. Wilson Elementary School K Street, NE, February 16, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   – DC Alliance of Youth Advocates  #ExpandLearningDC – Joseph Gavrilovich SEE TALKING POINTS http://dcaya.blogspot.com/2016/01/expandlearningdc.html Work w/ 120-130 youth serving nonprofits in the district Collective voice for issues of interest in DC Gov Main issue areas Youth homelessness Workforce development Expanded learningContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 16, 2016”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 17, 2015

Miner Elementary School, 601 15th St., NE November 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1) Keep Calm and Substitute Teach – How DCPS plans/budgets for substitutes, and why/how to become a substitute – Suzanne Wells, Tammy Alexander and Heather Schoell Principals can name request parents to be subs John Isabella (DCPS) reported– substitutes poolContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 17, 2015”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – September 15, 2015

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Stuart Hobson Middle School September 15, 2015 1) Discussion about CHPSPO’s nomination to the Cross-Sector Task Force Issues we think are important for the Task Force to address Planning: # of seats, site selection, curriculum Grade alignment (consistency around at grades are included in middle school) Financial transparency Long-termContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – September 15, 2015”

CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, February 17

Dear Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization members, CHPSPO will meet on Tuesday, February 17, at 6:30 p.m. at a private home. We will be discussing the ESEA waiver, upcoming education hearings, Living Classrooms, and CHPSPO priorities for the coming year. I will send a final agenda around on Tuesday morning. Hope everyone has aContinue reading “CHPSPO Meets Tuesday, February 17”