Category Archives: Meetings and Trainings

Legislative Round Table – Save the Date

Thursday November 16
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm–  Meet & Greet
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Legislative Round Table
FUHSD Professional Learning Ctr (rear building)
Fremont Union High School District Office,
589 W Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale [map] [campus map]
Free
RSVPs appreciated, but not required.
This year’s Legislative Round Table will explore three topics:
  • Adequate funding: Even with the Prop 55 extension of Prop. 30 taxes, our funding is below average, and California’s schools rank in the bottom 5. LCFF improves equity, but does not address adequacy. How can we restore long-term increased stable funding for our children’s schools?
  • Raising Teacher Status: In countries with high-performing schools, teachers are better trained, better paid, better supported, and better respected than in the US. How can we change the way we view the teaching profession, so that we can better recruit and retain and properly compensate our children’s teachers?
  • Early Childhood Education: Santa Clara County’s Superintendent of Schools says the County Office’s work on early learning is its highest priority project. How can we improve access to high quality, affordable, early learning for allof California’s children?
Come discuss these topics with our State Senators & Assembly Members!
Send RSVPs & questions for legislators to advocacy@capta6.org

SJUSD Town Hall Meeting on September 25th

As we enter another exciting school year, SJUSD wants to share some important updates on what’s new at San José Unified and the focus for the year ahead. SJUSD also wants to hear your ideas for how we can work together to keep this the most innovative school district in the nation.
SJUSD invites you to join us for a district-wide Town Hall Meeting in the cafeteria at Willow Glen High School at 6pm on Monday, September 25th.

DATE AND TIME

Mon, September 25, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

LOCATION

Willow Glen High School Cafeteria

2001 Cottle Ave.

San Jose, CA 95125

 

“Real Parents, Real Kids, Real Talk” Parent-Teen Communication

This is an open and honest discussion of best communication techniques with teens, behavior management and why sometimes we need to let our kids fail…come hear our speaker, Susan Stone Belton as she provides parents
wisdom and not just theory.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
7:00 pm
Mission City Center for Performing Arts
(next to Wilcox High School)
3250 Monroe St [map]
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Free
Space is limited, please RSVP
Sponsored by Wilcox High School PTSA

Sixth District PTA Fall Leadership Training – Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sixth District PTA presents Fall Leadership Training! Your day includes continental breakfast, 2 workshops, class materials & lunch.

Please see full training schedule, workshop descriptions & details on our website: www.capta6.org/training.

Register online until 8/22 for $20; after 8/22 register at the door for $25. See you 8/26!

 

 

Sacramento Bus Trip for Education

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6:30 am – 5:00 pm
VTA Transit Center at Eastridge Mall, San Jose
FREE
For the 15th year, the Office of Santa Clara County Board Supervisor, Dave Cortese, is coordinating the Sacramento Bus Trip for Education which takes education advocates, parents, student, community leaders and residents from Santa Clara County to the state’s capitol to meet with their legislators.
Bus Trip participants gain an in-depth knowledge of K-12 public education and higher education issues. Participants receive updates on current legislative proposals, a status update on school funding and other key public education efforts. More importantly, those who participate have an opportunity to voice their interests and concerns directly to state legislators.
This year, we are expecting an expanded discussion to include immigration, health care, housing, civil rights and other topics in response to changes in the Federal Administration.
Buses will leave from and return to the same location. The trip is free and a light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For further information or if you have questions, please contact Mario Lopez at (408) 299-5030 or via email Mario.Lopez@bos.sccgov.org.

Free Access Day to Exhibit Hall and PTA Store at California State PTA Convention

Thursday, April 27
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St [map]
San Jose
Free
Membership card required for access
If you not able to attend convention full or part-time, then Thursday afternoon is your opportunity to visit the Exhibit Hall and PTA Store for free.
Check out the Exhibit Hall to gain ideas and information for fundraising, assemblies and programs for your school. Get the latest ideas for child and school safety, educational programs, health and fitness education and much more.
Shop at the  California State PTA Store and save on shipping costs. The PTA Store has a complete line of the latest PTA/PTSA merchandise and supplies for your association. Pick up stickers, reflection items, lapel pins, outgoing president pin, volunteer thank you gifts, just to name a few.

When you arrive at the convention center, go to the convention registration desk to present your membership card (paper or e-card) and receive your wristband.
Caution: Do not sign any contracts which will commit your association in the next term. Remember: All contracts must be approved by your association prior to signing any contract, and must be signed by your association president and one other board member.
Don’t have a membership card, please check first with your PTA membership VP or president to receive a card.
Questions – please contact Vandana Kaushal, EVP/Convention Chair at convention@capta6.org