There will be a special session PTSA board meeting to discuss and vote on PTSA funded items. We will also have a chance to review our CAS Plan in more detail -- and provide an update on feedback we've received from the CAS Panel and School Board.
Join us on Thursday, October 18th for two events! We'll kick-off the evening with an overview and discussion about QAE's Creative Approach proposal and the process. We'll take break and then move on to a discussion about Public Charter Schools. We'll have speakers presenting both for and against I-1240 with a Q&A afterward.
Date: Thursday, 18 October
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Location: Queen Anne Elementary, 411 Boston Street, Seattle 98109
Topic 1: QAE’s Creative Approach Process
(6:30 – 7:15pm) – RSVP
What is a "Creative Approach School?" We'll give an overview of the QAE Creative Approach School (CAS) process, our proposal and then discuss. More information about CAS available here.
Topic 2: Public Charters School Initiative 1240
(7:30 – 8:30pm) - RSVP
I 1240 is on your November ballot. How will it impact K-12 education in Washington State? Hear from both sides. Stand for Children Washingtonwill speak in favor of I 1240 and People for Our Schools will speak in opposition. Q&A to follow.
*Childcare available with KidsCo for children age 4 & up (potty-trained). $5 per child, per session ($10 per child for both sessions). Please call Patrick at KidsCo at 206-216-2250 no later than Tuesday evening, 10/16, to make a reservation. Include child(ren)'s name(s), session(s), guardian's name & phone number. Pay by cash or check (payable to QAE PTSA at drop-off).
For more information about this event, contact Angela or Tanea. Please let us know if you will be able to attend--RSVP.
On Tuesday, April 3rd, the SEA and SPS are hosting an information meeting for schools and parents who are interested in applying for CAS status.
CAS Info for Schools & Parents
Where: John Stanford Center
2445 3rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Date: April 3, 2012 - Tuesday
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
If interested in attending, please contact David Elliott.
Can't attend the above meeting on 4/3? David Elliott and a few available BLT members will host a follow up meeting for parents at QAE on Wednesday, April 4th. We will review the information presented at the 4/3 meeting. See details below.
CAS Info Meeting at QAE
Date: April 4, 2012 - Wednesday
Time: 2:30 - 3:30
Please RSVP to David Elliott.