Allen Update (10 Sept. 2020)

Family Handbook – Distance Learning Edition

To download the Family Handbook (Distance Learning Edition) for the 2020-2021 School Year, please click on this link:

ELAC Meeting

Ella B. Allen’s next ELAC Meeting will be held on Monday, September 14th at 3 pm and will be held online. Public elections for voting members will be held at this meeting. Please email michelle.reza@cvesd.org for the meeting link at least one day prior to access this online meeting.

SSC Meeting

We are currently requesting Allen community members to serve on our School Site Council and our English Learner Advisory Committee.  Please see the description below and nominate yourself if you are interested.

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL (SSC) is composed of five elected parent/community representatives and five elected staff/teacher representatives. The role of the SSC is to develop, approve, and monitor the School Plan for Student Achievement.

With a few exceptions, meetings are held the second Monday of every month. Until further notice, all meetings will be held online. All parents and staff are welcome to attend. Only official members of the SSC may vote in meetings. Council members serve for two year terms.

We have several open parent/community representative positions open this school year. Please fill out the form below if you wish to nominate yourself and serve on the Allen School Site Council. Nominations are due by 3 pm on September 11th. Voting will take place the following week at the SSC Meeting on Monday, September 14th at 3:30 pm via the online meeting. Please use the link below to nominate:

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PTC Meeting

Our next PTC Meeting is Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at 6 pm. All meetings are online. Please email michelle.reza@cvesd.org for the meeting link at least one day prior to access this online meeting. For more information, click the PTC page on this blog or see allenptc.org.

Beep and Greet

Tomorrow, September 11th from 2 pm to 6 pm, is our Beep and Greet. The Beep and Greet is a safe way for children and parents to “meet” their child’s teacher following safety guidelines. They will also receive paper/pencil learning materials for the remainder of the quarter.

Again, students and parents must stay in vehicles to see Allen staff members from a safe physical distance and pick up necessary materials for the remainder of quarter 1 to support your family for distance learning. Please see the planned route and safety guidelines for the Beep and Greet below:

DAC/DELAC Nominations

District Advisory Council (DAC)

The DAC is composed of parent and staff representatives from each School Site Council. It meets regularly during the school year in open public forum to share information, study instructional issues, approve school planning schedules, and make recommendations to the Board of Education on specific items. Meetings take place once a month, mid-afternoon. Most meetings occur on Tuesdays from 12 – 2 pm, with a parent training beforehand. This is an elected position to serve a one-year term.

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

The DELAC is comprised of parents, teachers, principals, and instructional assistants representing English Learners. This Committee meets regularly to share information as well as to study issues and concerns related to the instruction provided to English Learners. Parents of English Learners play a strong role in these meetings. Meetings take place once a month, mid-afternoon. Most meetings occur on Tuesdays from 12 – 2 pm, with a parent training beforehand. This is an elected position to serve a one-year term.

Nominations are open from Sept. 10 to Sept. 17. Voting will take place the following week.

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