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News: Officer/Leadership Training

leadership clipart msoffice Officer Training  -- Saturday -  September 6, 2014 

Where -- Poughkeepsie High School, 70 Forbus St. Poughkeepsie

You have been Elected..... or Re-Elected..... Now What?

For newly elected and returning officers, an overview of responsibilities including membership and bylaws procedures.

Attachments:
Download this file (Short and Sweet Officers Training (2014-0731).pdf)Officer Training
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Meet the Taconic PTA Board 2014-2015

taconicpta board 2014-2015

From left to right:

Lisa Napoli (Secretary), Karen Quimby (Treasurer), Ken Sowers (Associate Director), Lori Jiava (Associate Director), Stacey Lee (Associate Director), Monica Metty (Region Director), Al Benson (Field Service Coordinator representing NYS PTA)


 

Thank you to our volunteers!

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Newsfeed from NYSED.gov

News from NYSED
  • The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of State Assessment is seeking proposals to conduct three psychometric tasks: (1) scaling and scale maintenance of field tests;(2) post-operational score collection and standard setting; and, (3) analyses to provide evidence regarding reliability and validity for selected High School Regents Examinations in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, and the Science examinations for Grades 4 and 8. The successful vendor will perform these three psychometric tasks and prepare technical documentation for the 2015–16, 2016–17, and 2017–18 school years. Vendors must bid on all services for any examinations selected by NYSED in the content areas listed in this RFP.

  • The Board of Regents has asked the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to host a Learning Summit on teacher and principal evaluation on Thursday, May 7. At the live webcast event, the Board and NYSED will hear recommendations from experts and stakeholders.

Newsfeed from ED.gov

  • The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is cracking down on school-bank partnerships that unfairly target college students receiving federal student aid. Last Friday, ED announced proposed regulations that would ensure students aren’t required to receive their federal student aid on prepaid or debit cards that charge fees for overdrawing the accounts. Other proposed changes would:

  • Federal Student Aid is the largest provider of student financial aid (including federal student loans) in the country. Once it’s time for borrowers to repay their student loans, we’re also here to help with free tools and resources to make the repayment process easier. Federal Student Aid recently launched a student loan repayment campaign to educate borrowers about affordable repayment options and to provide them with the tools and resources they need to make informed decisions. We need your help to spread the campaign’s important messages!

  • Bullying remains a serious issue for students and their families, and efforts to reduce bullying concern policy makers, administrators, and educators. According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “As schools become safer, students are better able to thrive academically and socially.



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