Category Archives: Meetings and Trainings

FREE Parent Symposium February 16, 2019

Sixth District PTA & the Santa Clara County Office of Education are putting on aFREE Parent Symposium on Saturday, February 16 starting at 8:30am with Breakfast and introductions. There will be two sets of sessions that will help you empower you to engage with your students, community and family to bring greater success! Please Register for this FREE opportunity and select the workshops you are interested in!

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Community Viewing – Angst

Come and join us for our community viewing of Angst. Angst is a documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. A discussion about anxiety will follow the viewing.

Free babysitting for ages 3-4 and activities for students in K-5th. Snacks will be provided.

  • December 6th 6:00 to 8:00 PM – Pioneer High School
  • December 10th 6:00 to 8:00 PM – Hoover Middle School

Fall Session Leading Together Saturday, November 17, 2018

Learn how to work together as a school team to improve student achievement. Please join us if you are a committee member or you are interested in the purpose and function of one of the following committees:

  • SSC-School Site Council
  • SELAC-School English Learner Advisory Committee
  • PTA-Parent Teacher Association
  • Advocate for your student.
  • Online registration
  • Or return this form below to your school office by November 14, 2018


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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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)