In appreciation of our teachers and staff, this year the Appleton Citywide Parent Network made a donation to the Every Child Every Day Summer Institute. Our donation will sponsor the Cultural Competence Strand of the Institute featuring guest speaker Dr. Sharroky Hollie from California State University.
ECED 2017 Key Note Speakers (1)
Please join us for our final meeting of the 2016/17 school year. Lieutenant Mike Frisch will make a special presentation on Digital Citizenship & Cyber Bullying followed by our final meeting where we will cover general business including a review of the school photography and yearbook contract.
See our presentation invitation on FaceBook
February 21, 6:30-8:30 pm
James Madison Middle School
Our next meeting will focus on Parent Group Best Practices. We will also review the process for securing the photography/yearbook contract starting in 2017/18. Join us at Huntley Elementary at 6:30! We have some great topics planned for our future meetings. On February 13th, we will hold a Conversation Cafe focused on Career Based Learning. Did you know that all AASD students will be required to have an Academic Career Plan starting in the 2017/18 school year? Mark your calendars to learn more! On April 10th, our focus topic will be Digital Citizenship and Cyber Bullying. Lastly, encourage your elementary school staff to apply for a SPEAK grant. The next 2 deadlines are February 6th and April 3rd. Hope to see you on 12/12!
Our first meeting of the 2016-17 school year will be held on Monday, October 10th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Lincoln Elementary school library. The main topics for this meeting will be feedback on the on-line registration process AND a conversation on our parent groups and how they are evolving to meet the needs of our families and schools.
The AASD invites you to the Every Child Every Day Summer Institute Family Info Session
August 9th at Fox Valley Technical College
Culinary Arts Atrium & Theater – Entrance 10
Gallery Walk 4:45-6:00 p.m. followed by Speakers & a Panel
Discussion with Local Business Leaders 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Today there are a variety of paths to rewarding and lucrative careers. These careers need a growth mindset, problem-solving skills, creativity, flexibility and perseverance.
Focus on grit, and growth mindset — How to promote your students to be more successful at school and in their future
Career Pathways — Variety of pathways for 21st century students to take beyond traditional options and how you can support them
Find out from educators and business leaders how to develop these skills in your child, and how you can support your child’s development
No need to register! Light refreshments provided! Free parking!
Join us for our final meeting of the school year on 4/18 at 6:30 pm at Houdini Elementary School. Elementary and 4K staff members – the deadline for submitting a SPEAK grant funding request for the final cycle of this school year is 4/11.
Our next meeting will begin at 6:30 pm at Roosevelt Middle School. The focus of the meeting is on Career Based Learning – specifically Career and Life Skills at the Middle School level and the recently school board approved goal for Career Based Learning. All AASD parents and guardians are welcome.
Our second Appleton Citywide Parent Network meeting of the school year is scheduled for November 16th. Here are the details. If you are not the right person to represent your school parent group, please respond with an updated contact. All parents are welcome to attend our meetings so please get the word out at your school. (Parent group Presidents and one at large delegate for each school parent group are eligible for voting.) I look forward to seeing you next Monday night.
Appleton Citywide Parent Network Meeting
Monday, November 16th
6:30 – 7:45 pm
Huntley Elementary School – LMC
Introductions and Review of September meeting minutes – 6:30 – 6:50 – Jill
Discuss and select topics for January and March
Open Secretary and VP positions
Review of LifeTouch Portrait and Yearbook 2-year contract extension and call for feedback – 6:50 – 7:05 – Jill
Parent Group Best Practices – 7:05-7:45 – All
Roundtable interactive session on the following topics that were highlighted in the September meeting
Connecting parent groups and school staff/administration
Communicating with the school community
Fundraising / other parent group sponsored activities
Communicating across AASD schools
Adjourn Citywide Meeting – 7:45
Parent group leaders and school staff,
Please note that the next deadline for submitting a funding request for a SPEAK grant is November 9th. Visit our SPEAK grants tab to find an on-line request form.
The next meeting of our members will be on November 16th at Huntley Elementary school in the Library Media Center.