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April 1 – 25
K-5 math materials adoption: Public review
West Seattle Elementary
6760 34th Ave SW

These materials are also online:
K-5 math adoption: Login to review math materials finalists

Members of the public may visit West Seattle Elementary from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, to examine and review the three math texts that the Math Materials Adoption Committee has selected as finalists for adoption in K-5 classrooms: Math in Focus, enVision, and Go Math.

The texts are also available to view at the Douglass-Truth branch of the Seattle Public Library at 2300 E. Yesler Way (open every day), and at the school district’s Professsional Library on the second floor of the John Stanford Center at 2445 3rd Ave S. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

K-5 math adoption: Public display locations, April 1 – 25
K-5 Math Materials Adoption Committee, Jan 15 2014 – minutes
K-5 Math Materials Adoption Committee, Mar 7 2014 – agenda
K-5 math adoption timeline, Mar 7 2014

Friday, April 25
K-5 Math Materials Adoption Committee meeting
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Professional Library
2445 3rd Ave S

After public display from April 1 to April 25 of the three finalists – Math in Focus, enVision, and Go Math! – for community review, the committee will meet to make its final recommendation of new K-5 math materials.

K-5 math adoption: Public display locations, April 1 – 25
K-5 math adoption: Login to review math materials finalists

K-5 Math Materials Adoption Committee, Jan 15 2014 – minutes
K-5 math adoption timeline, Mar 7 2014

Tuesday, April 29
Board work session: Board self-evaluation
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Wednesday, April 30
Board work session: Special education
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Board work session: Capital projects
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 1
Advanced Learning APP Task Force 2 (delivery model)
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Room 2765
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will discuss service delivery models, and Julie Breidenbach’s vision for Fairmount Park Elementary.

This taskforce is focused on providing services to highly capable students, with particular attention to reaching culturally diverse and underserved populations of gifted students. Meetings are open to the public.

APP Task Force 2 (delivery model), Mar 13 2014 – minutes
APP Task Force 2 (delivery model), Mar 27 2014 – minutes
APP Task Force 2 (delivery model), Apr 2 2014 – minutes
APP Task Force 2 members

APP Task Force 1 (qualifications), Feb 13 2014 – minutes
Advanced Learning update, Mar 13 2014
Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

Monday, May 5
McLaren community meeting
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
High Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Tuesday, May 6
Special Education Advocacy and Advisory Council meeting
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Room 2700
2445 3rd Ave S

SEAAC meetings are open to the public and we welcome your participation. Each meeting includes a brief open forum followed by issue-specific work.

SEAAC meeting notes, Jan 7 2014
SEAAC meeting notes, Feb 4 2014
SEAAC meeting notes, Mar 4 2014
SEAAC meeting notes, Apr 1 2014

APP Advisory Committee meeting
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary, library
2401 S Irving St

APP Advisory Committee meeting, Dec 3 2013 – minutes
APP Advisory Committee meeting, Jan 7 2014 – minutes
APP Advisory Committee meeting, Feb 4 2014 – minutes
APP Advisory Committee meeting, Mar 4 2014 – minutes
Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

Wednesday, May 7
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

School Board meeting, Mar 5 2014 – minutes
School Board meeting, Mar 19 2014 – minutes
School Board meeting, Apr 2 2014 – minutes
School Board meeting, Apr 23 2014 – agenda

Friday, May 9
BEX Oversight Committee meeting
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
John Stanford Center, Room 2750
2445 3rd Ave S

BEX Oversight Committee, Dec 13 2013 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee, Jan 10 2014 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee, Feb 14 2014 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee semi-annual report, Mar 20 2014

Monday, May 12
Applications due for School Family Partnerships Task Force

SPS is revising its School Family Partnerships plan. A task force, made up of 40-50 people, will include families/guardians, teachers, principals, District staff, community members, City officials, and university representatives. Task force members will offer feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of the current plan, and make recommendations for a plan for the next three to five years. Contact Bernardo Ruiz (252-0693) or Chris Ray-Merriwether (252-0966) by Monday, May 12.

Curriculum and Instruction Policy Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Jan 13 2014 – minutes
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Feb 10 2014 – minutes
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Mar 10 2014 – minutes
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Apr 7 2014 – agenda

Wednesday, May 14
Executive Committee meeting
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Executive Committee, Jan 8 2014 – minutes
Executive Committee, Feb 12 2014 – minutes
Executive Committee, Mar 12 2014 – minutes
Executive Committee, Apr 9 2014 – agenda

Board oversight work session: Coordinated health, safety, and security
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Board work session: Strategic plan scorecard and targets
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 15
Operations Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Operations Committee, Feb 13 2013 – minutes
Operations Committee, Mar 6 2014 – minutes
Operations Committee, Mar 20 2014 – minutes
Operations Committee, Apr 10 2014 – agenda

Saturday, May 17
Family symposium
Location TBA

Tuesday, May 20
Advanced Learning APP Task Force 2 (delivery model)
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will discuss possible service delivery models for Seattle, and multi-modality options. It will begin forming recommendations.

This taskforce is focused on providing services to highly capable students, with particular attention to reaching culturally diverse and underserved populations of gifted students. Meetings are open to the public.

Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

Wednesday, May 21
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 a.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 22
School Family Partnerships Task Force meeting
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will meet for the first time, and begin to develop a new plan for the next three to five years. The meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, May 29
Advanced Learning APP Task Force 2 (delivery model)
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will decide its final service delivery model recommendations.

This taskforce is focused on providing services to highly capable students, with particular attention to reaching culturally diverse and underserved populations of gifted students. Meetings are open to the public.

Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

Saturday, May 31
School Family Partnerships Task Force meeting
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will meet to develop a new plan for the next three to five years. This is the second of its five meetings over a three month period. The meetings are open to the public.

McLaren community meeting
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Southwest Library
9010 35th Ave SW

Wednesday, June 4
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 a.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Saturday, June 7
Board retreat
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location TBA

Monday, June 9
Curriculum and Instruction Policy Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Wednesday, June 11
Executive Committee meeting
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, June 12
School Family Partnerships Task Force meeting
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

The task force will meet twice more, on Thursday, August 14 and Saturday, August 23, to recommend a new plan for the next three to five years. The meetings are open to the public.

Friday, June 13
BEX Oversight Committee meeting
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
John Stanford Center, Room 2750
2445 3rd Ave S

Saturday, June 14
West Seattle High School graduation ceremony
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Southwest Athletic Complex
8402 30th Ave SW

Chief Sealth International High School graduation ceremony
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Southwest Athletic Complex
8402 30th Ave SW

Wednesday, June 18
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 a.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, June 19
Operations Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S