Monday, March 27, 2006

Pgh Public Schools Key Communicators -- details of pending meeting

Helping kids.
At the Legislative Meeting on March 22, 2006, the Board approved the District’s recommendation to pursue a new district-wide curriculum and agreed to a three year contract with Kaplan K-12 Learning Services, LLC. Kaplan K-12, which has a 70-year history and experience with large-scale curriculum reform similar to what Pittsburgh needs, will custom design the curricula, assessments and professional development for the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear first hand how Kaplan K 12 will be working with students, staff and parents in our district. All parents K-12 are invited to hear this presentation. Please reserve a spot by calling 412-622-3617 by Wednesday March 29th.

Key Communicators’ Meeting is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 on Thursday, March 30, 2006, in
Conference Room A.

Welcome & Introductions, Donna Vlassich, Assistant Director Public Engagement

Opening Remarks, Superintendent, Mark Roosevelt

Introduction of Kaplan K-12 Learning Services, Lynn Spampinato, Deputy Superintendent

Presentation of Information, Kaplan K-12 Representatives


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