Support the Capitol Hill Montessori Online Auction – all are welcome to bid!

PrintGreat items you love… for a great cause!

Sports tickets, vacations, restaurant gift certificates, fitness sessions, jewelry, books, art, and more!

Some highlights:

 Go to www.biddingforgood.com/chml

Bidding is open until 10 pm on Monday March 23rd!

All proceeds will support our teachers and students next year!

Public Hearing with Mayor, DME, OSSE: FY 2016 Budget for Public Schools in the District of Columbia

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for Public Schools in the District of Columbia

Monday March 16, 2016
6:00 pm – 7:30pm
Columbia Heights Education Campus
3101 16th St., NW

Washington, DC 20010

Mayor Muriel Bowser, Deputy Mayor for Education, Jennifer Nile, and Acting State Superintendent of Education, Amy Maisterra, will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget for public schools. The hearing will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm at Columbia Heights Education Campus, 3103 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20010.

The purpose of the hearing is to solicit the views of the public on levels of public funding to be sought in the FY 2016 operating budget for public schools in the District of Columbia, pursuant to the District of Columbia Official Code § 38-917.

Members of the public are invited to testify. Testimony is limited to three minutes per witness and five minutes per organization or group. Those wishing to testify should contact Tara Lynch in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education via email at tara.lynch@dc.gov or by telephone at (202) 727-3636 by 4 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Witnesses should bring three (3) copies of their written testimony to the hearing.

Members of the public may submit written testimony, which will be made part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the contact listed above no later than 4 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

If members of the public need interpretation services, please contact Mrs. Lynch to arrange services for the hearing.

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Language Immersion In Urban Public Schools – December 4, 6-8 PM @ MLK Library

Language Immersion In Urban Public Schools: Exploring The Benefits & Challenges

(co-hosted by the DC Public Library, DC State Board of Education and the DC Language Immersion Project)

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

6-8pm

MLK Library – 901 G St. NW

You are invited to join us for a panel discussion with a focus on the benefits and challenges of implementing language immersion programs in our public elementary schools – both charter and traditional public schools. This discussion is not only meant to highlight the overall value of language immersion but also is designed to be a forum that will engage all stakeholders in a way that will move toward collaborative strategic planning to expand language immersion offerings in public schools in the District of Columbia.

GUESTS INCLUDE:

  • Marty Abbott – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • Delores Millhouse and Gina Bowler – My Bilingual Child
  • Maquita Alexander –Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School
  • Lynn Fulton-Archer –World Language Immersion, Delaware Department of Education
  • Sally Schwartz – Globalize DC
  • Donna Sothern, Spanish Immersion Teacher – Cleveland Elementary, DC Public Schools

RSVP: http://dclanguageimmersionproject.eventbrite.com

www.DCImmersion.org

Email: info@dcimmersion.org

DC Language Immersion Project Flyer

Status

Ward 6 State Board of Education Candidates Forum

Come learn more about the Ward 6 candidates for DC State Board of Education — and ask your questions about their views on policies & standards that affect DC schools.

Candidates are Mark Naydan & Joe Weedon

Tuesday, October 14 @ 6:30 PM
Eastern Senior High School
1700 E Capitol Street, SE

Moderated by Natalie Wexler of Greater Greater Education

Sponsored by:

  • Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization, www.chpspo.org
  • Ward 6 Democrats
  • Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council, http://www.seswcbcc.org<
  • Ward 6 State Board of Education Candidates

Mark Naydan
Mark Naydan is a public school teacher in Prince George’s County and a Ward 6 resident for more than two decades.  He is committed to the spirit of the decision of Brown v. Board of Education, and desires a high quality education for all of our residents.  He has been teaching high school in his current position for 10 years.  He has taught in five countries and is dedicated to excellence in teaching.  He is secretary of his school’s PTA and is involved in the National Education Association.  He is a volunteer tax preparer and is active in his church.

Joe Weedon
Joe is a proud father of 4th and 2nd grade students at Maury Elementary School. He has worked with community members to develop and implement the Ward 6 Middle School Plan and has served on the Eliot-Hine Middle School collaboration team, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education’s (OSSE) Title I Committee of Practitioners and the board of two non-profits focused on expanding after-school programming. His years of service and advocacy to improve our child care and educational systems across Ward 6 means he knows and understands the educational issues impacting Ward 6 like few others.

Professionally, Joe currently serves as Executive Director of Companies for Causes, a non-profit organization working to engage socially-minded CEOs of closely held small and mid-sized companies to make a collective impact on our community.http://www.joeweedonstateboardofed.com