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RPS: January 2022 Monthly District Family Engagement Meeting

When Jan 11, 2022
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Quick Topic Links: Meeting NotesYouTube Recording;  Covid Info; Community Grant Status; TalkingPoints Messaging App; School Board Listening Session; What is Family Engagement

 

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Meeting Notes

 

 

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Video Recording on YouTube

 

 

 

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Covid Info Sharing

Jen Irhke

 

 

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Community Schools and Grants

 

 

 

Community Schools Key Points

  • Gage
  • Riverside
  • John Marshall
  • Alternative Learning Center
  • Phoenix Academy (new site)


3 Sites got awarded from the 5M Statewide Grant  1.06 M

  • Phoenix, Ben Franklin, and Phoenix


How to be sustainable community schools is a challenge

  • Site facilitator funded at site level, balance from grants, United Way; sustainability problem

 


 

 

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Talking Points for Parents  App Message from Teachers to Parents (Language Sensitive)

 

https://youtu.be/Du_UUYHrGg4?t=2122 

Key Point 

 

Online Platform
work with Skyward
wifi Texting on the phone; downloads app; no charge vs SMS charge  

3 thousand non-native students/parents RPS

Benefits: 

  • Increase academic success
  • Teachers send msg phone or online; parents respond in native language
  • Correct current phone msg not received bc only land line;
  • So kids not have to be the go-between
  • New languages can be added
  • Impacts: 98% teachers; 100% family more engaged with kids;
  • CMRC could play a role in tech equity, spreading the message of the tool  https://youtu.be/Du_UUYHrGg4?t=2647
  • There is tech assessement https://youtu.be/Du_UUYHrGg4?t=2961

 

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RPS Updates

 

School Board Listening 

 

 

 

School Board Listening Session (google.com)  Registration

 

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Science Fairs

 

 

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Family Engagement within RPS

 

 

 

 

 

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