Meshaun Pratt – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Testimony to the Committee of the Whole & Committee on Education Public Oversight Roundtable  on Return to In-person Instruction in DC Public SchoolsMeshaun PrattYWP Youth Advocate12.2.20 Greetings Councilmembers. My name is Meshaun Pratt and I am a senior at School Without Walls. I am a Ward 8 resident and I plan to pursue a career in Nursing.Continue reading “Meshaun Pratt – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

LaJoy Johnson-Law – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

TESTIMONY for Joint Committee of the Whole and Committee on Education-Distance Learning LaJoy Johnson-Law, Ward 8 parent and disability and education advocate-12/2/20 Good Morning Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso and the Committee on Education. My name is LaJoy Johnson-Law (Ms. Law), and I am a concerned Ward 8 Resident, education and disability advocate, but most importantly,Continue reading “LaJoy Johnson-Law – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Committee of the WholeCommittee on EducationJoint Oversight Roundtable on Return to In-person Instruction in DC Public SchoolsDecember 2, 2020 My name is Suzanne Wells.  I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization.  I think it is fair to say we all want teachers and students to be back in school.  StudentsContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Testimony of Grace Hu – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Grace HuAmidon-Bowen Elementary Local School Advisory TeamCouncil Oversight Roundtable on DCPS December 2, 2020 Good afternoon. My name is Grace Hu and I am a parent at Amidon-Bowen Elementary, where I serve on the LSAT. I am also one of the parent leads for the Digital Equity in DC Education coalition and part of theContinue reading “Testimony of Grace Hu – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Alexandra Simbana – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Alexandra Simbanafor theCommittee of the Whole and Committee on Education Joint Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction December 2, 2020 Good afternoon my name is Alexandra Simbana, a Cleveland Elementary parent and LSAT member. As a DCPS parent I want to stress the health risks front and center for many of our DCPSContinue reading “Alexandra Simbana – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

Allyson Crier Brown Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020

Testimony of Allyson Criner Brown for the Committee of the Whole and Committee on Education Joint Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction December 2, 2020 Greetings Councilmembers, My name is Allyson Criner Brown. I live in Ward 8, am the parent of a DCPS 1st grader (as well as a 2 year old),Continue reading “Allyson Crier Brown Testimony – DC Council – Public Roundtable on DCPS Return to In-Person Instruction – Dec 2, 2020”

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”

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”

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”

Suzanne Wells Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing

Education Committee Public Hearing District of Columbia Public Schools Student Technology Equity Act of 2019, B23-0196 November 6, 2019 Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  My name is Suzanne Wells, and I am the president of the Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization. Ward 6 parents have been at the forefront of advocatingContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Digital Equity and Financial Literacy Council Hearing”