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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

  • America is built on principles of equality and opportunity for all. In education, that means all our students deserve fair and equal access to strong academic programs, great teachers, new technology, and appropriate facilities, no matter where they live. Those values motivate committed educators and their partner organizations throughout this country.

  • As a part of the Obama Administration's commitment to protect student loan borrowers, the U.S. Department of Education conducted thorough reviews of the four major federal student loan servicers to ensure that the companies followed federal law when it comes to loan interest rates for active-duty servicemembers.

  • 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:



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