Calendar  

All meetings and events listed here are open to the public.

Tuesday, March 31
24-Credit Graduation Requirement Task Force
Location TBA
Agenda: Washington Administrative Code 180-51-068,
State subject and credit requirements for high school graduation – Students entering the ninth grade on or after July 1, 2015 (waived for SPS until 2017)

Contact: Erin Stoen, Director of College and Career Readiness, at emstoen@seattleschools.org

February, 2016 Operations and BTA IV levies meeting
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Fairmount Park Elementary, lunchroom
3800 SW Findlay St

SPS staff will present a preview of the February, 2016 general fund operations levy and the Buildings, Technology, Academics and Athletics (BTA) capital levy. The public is invited to comment and ask questions. Interpreters will be available for Spanish, Somali, and Vietnamese.

To email comments and questions:
Operations levy – budget@seattleschools.org
Seattle Public Schools: Budget office

BTA capital levy – capitallevy2016@seattleschools.org
Seattle Public Schools: BTA capital levies

Wednesday, April 1
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

School Board meeting, Apr 1 2015 – draft agenda

School Board meeting, Feb 18 2015 – minutes
School Board meeting, Mar 4 2015 – minutes
School Board meeting, Mar 18 2015 – agenda

Work session: BTA IV planning & Assessments, Feb 25 2015 – minutes
Work session: Seattle Preschool Program, Feb 27 2015 – minutes
School Board retreat, Mar 7 2015 – minutes

School Board: 2014-15 agendas and minutes
School Board: 2014-15 committee agendas and minutes
School Board: Phase II policy review calendar
Seattle Channel: Seattle Public Schools

Thursday, April 2
Executive Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Executive Committee, Dec 10 2014 – minutes
Executive Committee, Jan 8 2015 – minutes
Executive Committee, Feb 5 2015 – minutes
Executive Committee, Mar 5 2015 – agenda

Monday, April 6
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, Dec 8 2014 – minutes
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Jan 12 2015 – minutes
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Feb 9 2015 – minutes (draft)
Curriculum and Instruction Committee, Mar 9 2015 – agenda

City/SPS Preschool Program partnership, Feb 17 2015
Teaching and learning dept. update, Feb 19 2015
City of Seattle: Preschool plan implementation 2015-2018
Teaching and learning dept. update, Mar 5 2015
Teaching and learning dept. update, Mar 12 2015
OSPI: WA State 4th grade math proficiency rates for MSP, SBAC

Tuesday, April 7
Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fairmount Park Elementary, library
3800 SW Findlay St

You can email questions to parent representative Robert Njegovan at robertnappac@gmail.com. HSCAC meetings are open to the public, and anyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee – mailing list
Fairmount Park PTA: Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee
APPAC 2013-14 Annual Report to the Superintendent, Sep 14 2014
Seattle Public Schools: Highly Capable Services FAQ, Oct 24 2014
Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

24-Credit Graduation Requirement Task Force
Location TBA
Agenda: Requirements for college and career readiness
Current reality
– schedules
– achievement data

Contact: Erin Stoen, Director of College and Career Readiness, at emstoen@seattleschools.org

Wednesday, April 8
Board work session: Charter schools
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Board work session: Governance priorities
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, April 9
Audit and Finance Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Audit and Finance Committee, Dec 9 2014 – minutes
Audit and Finance Committee, Jan 8 2015 – minutes
Audit and Finance Committee, Feb 12 2015 – minutes
Audit and Finance Committee, Mar 12 2015 – agenda

Letter to WA Senate Capital Budget Committee, Feb 5 2015

A&F Committee quarterly audit meeting, Jun 19 2014 – minutes
A&F Committee quarterly audit meeting, Sep 16 2014 – minutes
A&F Committee quarterly audit meeting, Dec 16 2014 – minutes
A&F Committee quarterly audit meeting, Mar 24 2014 – agenda

Bell Time Analysis Task Force meeting
4:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Ave S

Bell Time Analysis Task Force notes, Dec 11 2014
Bell Time Analysis Task Force notes, Jan 8 2015
Bell Time Analysis Task Force notes, Jan 22 2015
Bell Time Analysis Task Force notes, Feb 12 2015

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

BEX Oversight Committee, Oct 10 2014 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee, Dec 12 2014 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee, Jan 9 2015 – minutes
BEX Oversight Committee, Feb 13 2015 – minutes
BEX IV Capital Program

Wednesday, April 15
Communities and Parents for Public Schools of Seattle (CPPS)
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Ave S

CPPS’ Parent Leadership Corps is for Family Connectors, Family Engagement Action Teams and parent group leaders, or active volunteers. It’s the “next step” for Seattle schools’ Family Connector grads and other emerging parent leaders looking for peer support and advanced training. We meet monthly, alternating between the 3rd Wednesday and 3rd Monday. All are welcome. Contact Laura James for more information.

CPPS of Seattle: Parent Leadership Corps

Thursday, April 16
McLaren community meeting
6:00 – 7:45 p.m.
West Seattle Library
2306 42nd Ave SW

An informal, drop-in meeting with Marty McLaren

Monday, April 20
Special Education regional meeting
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
West Seattle High School, cafeteria
3000 California Ave SW

Learn about changes in Special Education in Seattle Public Schools, and ask questions. Wyeth Jessee, Michaela Clancy, Kari Hanson, Spencer Pan, Margo Siegenthaler, and other Special Education staff will be present.

Interpreters will be available for Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, and Chinese. Supervised children’s activities will be provided. Contact Margo Siegenthaler, Special Ed Ombudsperson, at (206) 252-0794 or masiegenthaler@seattleschools.org.

Tuesday, April 21
24-Credit Graduation Requirement Task Force
Location TBA
Agenda: Research on scheduling

Contact: Erin Stoen, Director of College and Career Readiness, at emstoen@seattleschools.org

Wednesday, April 22
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, April 23
Operations Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Operations Committee, Jan 15 2015 – minutes
Operations Committee, Feb 19 2015 – agenda
Operations Committee, Mar 3 2015 – agenda
Operations Committee, Mar 19 2015 – agenda

Operations dept. update, Mar 12 2015

Wednesday, April 29
Board oversight work session: Human resources
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Board oversight work session: Gap-closing practices
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Tuesday, May 5
Operations Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Ingraham High School, library
1819 N 135th St

24-Credit Graduation Requirement Task Force
Location TBA
Agenda: Scheduling models and impact

Contact: Erin Stoen, Director of College and Career Readiness, at emstoen@seattleschools.org

Wednesday, May 6
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 7
Executive Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

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

Saturday, May 9
School Board retreat
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Monday, May 11
Curriculum and Instruction Policy Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 14
Audit and Finance Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Bell Time Analysis Task Force meeting
4:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Ave S

Monday, May 18
Seattle Special Education PTSA
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Room 2700
2445 3rd Ave S

A meeting for parents, teachers, students and others interested in special education for students ages 3-21

Tuesday, May 19
Deaf and hard of hearing community gathering
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

– Get updates from staff and Deaf / Hard of Hearing Advisory Council
– Provide input and ideas for services for D/HH students
– Meet other families and community members with an interest in D/HH
– Learn about resources in the community

Supervised children’s activities and ASL interpreters will be provided. Contact: Heather Brown, (206) 252-0836
Margo Siegenthaler, (206) 252-0794

Wednesday, May 20
Board legislative session
4:15 – 8:00 p.m.
John Stanford Center, auditorium
2445 3rd Ave S

Thursday, May 21
Operations Committee meeting
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center, Board conference room
2445 3rd Ave S

Tuesday, May 26
24-Credit Graduation Requirement Task Force
Location TBA
Agenda: High School and Beyond plan

Contact: Erin Stoen, Director of College and Career Readiness, at emstoen@seattleschools.org