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Public Hearing on Bully Awareness -October 12th

Friday, October 12
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
County of Santa Clara Board Chambers
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110
his hearing, held by the CA State Assembly Select Committee on Hate Crimes, will focus on the increase in hate crimes and bias-related bullying and how they are impacting our children, teachers, parents, and community. Hear from local leaders, experts, parents and students on challenges and collaborative solutions.
Assemblymember Kansen Chu (District 25 and Chair of the Select Committee on Hate Crimes), and co-hosts Dave Cortese (SCC Supervisor, Third District) and Cindy Chavez (SCC Supervisor, Second District) invite you to attend this hearing.
For more information, please call 408-262-2501.
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TAX HELP DAY – October 16

Want or need help in filling out and filing your unit’s required tax forms, or finishing the Annual Financial Report or Audit, then come to Tax Help Day.
Tuesday, Oct 16
10:00 am – 8:00 pm (Last appt. at 7:30 pm)
Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE)
Gilroy Room
1290 Ridder Park Drive
San Jose, 95131
Last appointment at 7:30 pm
RSVP by Saturday, Oct 13
To schedule an appointment and for information on what to bring and details on the forms we can help you with, please click here.

Walk to School Day – October 10, 2018

nternational Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.

Walk to School Day highlights one point, in an ongoing effort, to encourage walking and bicycling throughout the year.

How to Plan – your event can simple or elaborate

Notice of Public Hearing – Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials – September 27th

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:00PM – 7:00PM

The Board of Education will hold a PUBLIC HEARING during the regular session meeting on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as practicable in the Board Room of the District office located at 855 Lenzen Avenue, San José, California to receive comments regarding the Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials for grades TK-12. The District, pursuant to Education code Sections 60119 (1) must provide the following assurances:

Make a determination through Resolution 2019-09-27-01 as to whether each pupil in the District has or will have prior to the end of the fiscal year sufficient textbooks or instructional materials, or both, in each subject including Health and Foreign Languages 6-12, Science Lab Equipment 9-12, that are consistent with the content and cycles of curriculum frameworks adopted by the State Board.

Public Hearings are open to the public.

Sixth District is having a Tax Help Day

Sixth District is having a Tax Help Day on Tuesday, October 16th from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (last appointment will be at 7:00 PM).

Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr., San Jose, (408) 453-6500

If you’d like to come by and see how it’s done – please do! Diane Foote will be there all day.

Several other Sixth District officers will be there at different times during the day. We can complete the IRS, FTB, and RRF-1 filings for units that grossed under $50K. Units need to bring their 2017-2018 AFR.

Diane can offer advice to units that make over $50K.


Another Chance for Training

Saturday, Sept 22, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Novato Unified School District, Hill Education Center
720 Diablo Avenue [map]
Novato, CA
Register by Sept 18
Were you unable to attend Sixth District’s training day, then here’s an additional opportunity to receive training at California State PTA’s Regional Leadership Conferences.
Workshops include:
  • President (101 and 201)
  • Treasurer (102 and 202)
  • Membership (103)
  • Communications and Social Media (104)
  • Introduction to the California School Dashboard (205)
  • Parliamentarian (106)
  • Engaging Families and Building Communities (107)
  • Electronic Membership (203)
  • Fundraising (204)
  • Legislation (105)
  • Secretary (206)
  • Council Leaders – What You Need to Know (207)
  • PTA 411 (301)
  • Budget (302)
  • Programs and Family Engagement (303)
  • Understanding Culture to Recruit and Retain a Diverse Board (304)
  • Hot Topics in Health & Community Concerns (305)
  • Bylaws & E-Bylaws (306) ***
  • Building Teams and Handling Conflict (307)

Sixth Leadership Training Day and Association Meeting

Attend the PTA’s leadership workshops to learn about the nuts and bolts of your position. It will help you save time and be a more effective leader this year.
Saturday, Sept 8
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Peterson Middle School
1380 Rosalia Ave., Sunnyvale
$15 Early Registration by August 31
$20 After August 31 and Walk-ins
Workshop topics:
  • President
  • Secretary’s Guide
  • Treasurer
  • PTA Budget and Tax Tips
  • Parliamentarian
  • e-Bylaws
  • Make Your Members Matter
  • e-Membership
  • How to Audit PTA Books
  • Advocacy 101
  • Finance for All Officers
  • Communicating in Today’s PTA/PTSA
  • Finding & Motivating Volunteers
  • Positive PTA Programs
  • Understanding Culture
  • PTA 411
Click for:
   –  Registration
Questions, contact: Sandee Ruiz,