The next PTA meeting, which will be held this coming Monday, January 13, 2014 at 7:00pm in the cafeteria. This meeting is geared towards parents who want important and direct information about the school instructional culture and current enrollment issues. Dr Clifford will be discussing the following topics:
~ Elements of a Standards Based Instructional System. Come learn about how a standards based educational program works. This involves every element how how your children experience their education includes classroom instruction, individual assessment, standards, safety nets for struggling students, materials, and the influence of the Common Core.
~ RtI-Response to Intervention. RtI is paOticularly key when class sizes are larger. It describes the process and programs utilized to help ensure every child’s needs are met. It is how teachers differentiate learning, and ensure that children are understanding and can apply what they are being taught. At Burbank RtI is used at every grade level to monitor student growth and understanding, and to inform instruction. Come learn how the system is implemented and what it does to benefit the learning process of your individual child.
~ Enrollment Update. Dr. Clifford will provide current information on enrollment at Burbank. This update will also include a brief description of how resources and programs are implemented to meet the needs of students.
To conclude the evening, Dr Clifford will take and answer questions. To help her tailor her remarks to our needs and best prepare for the evening, please submit any questions you may have regarding enrollment, instruction, standards based education and the Common Core to: Laurie Bufano firstname.lastname@example.org or
Jennifer Thomas - email@example.com by Thursday, January 9. We look forward to seeing you there!