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Upcoming 2016-2017 Meeting Dates

Board Meeting #5 – Tuesday, May 16
7:00 pm – 85 Fairview Ave, Piedmont CA
All are welcome to discuss our accomplishments this past year and plans for the next. NOTE 7:00 PM START TIME. Please RSVP to

Important Dates for ALPS Members

GATE Parent Information Night
Tuesday, September 20
Havens Library
Dr. Cheryl Wozniak, Director of Curriculum & Instruction, will lead a discussion on PUSD programs for GATE-identified students.

GATE Advisory Council Meetings
GATE Advisory Council is a forum for discussing issues related to the development and education of gifted/talented students. The council reviews and provides input on the implementation and development of GATE programming in the District. The group is comprised of interested parents, teachers, and administrators. All meeting at the Havens library.
October 6 – 6:00-7:30 PM
December 1 – 4:00-5:30 PM
February 9 – 6:00-7:30 PM
April 20 – 4:00-5:30 PM

LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Parent Engagement Nights
All Piedmont parents are encouraged to participate in the creation of the district’s new LCAP which links spending to specific district goals for student achievement. The LCAP is designed to promote standardized, measurable goals to improve conditions for learning, student outcomes, and community engagement, in part so the State can allocate education funding. One key aspect of the LCAP process is the engagement of parents/guardians in providing input and feedback. What our our student’s learning needs and outcomes? What data is needed to support these? Please attend to present your view:
All meetings are MONDAYS, 3:45-5:15, in the Havens Library
Meeting dates: 9/12, 10/10, 11/7, 12/5, 2/6, 3/13, 4/17
In addition , the district is hosting three LCAP Parent Engagement Nights, PHS Student Center – 7:00pm – 8:30pm:
November 21, 2016 (rescheduled from 10/25)
January 23, 2017
April 24, 2017

Please join us as we develop goals to support teaching and learning across the District.

PHS Site Council:
All meetings are THURSDAYS at 3:30-5:00 PM in PHS Student Center.
9/22, 10/6, 10/27, 11/17, 12/15, 1/26/16, 2/16, 3/23, 4/27, 5/18
See for more information.

Tri-School Elementary Site Council:
All meetings are TUESDAYS, 3:30-5:00 pm.
9/6 in the Havens Library
10/4, 11/8, 12/13/16 in the Beach Library
2/7, 3/14, 5/2/17 in the Beach Library

PMS Site Council: 3:30-5:00pm, Room 201, PMS
TUESDAYS: 9/13, 10/11, 11/15, 12/13, 2/14, 3/14, 4/18, 5/9

Outside Conferences and Webinars

California Association for the Gifted 55th Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2017, San Diego, CA
Learn more at

UC Irvine Extension Gifted and Talented Education Webinar Series
This FREE webinar series brings to light contemporary challenges of the GATE community and examines solutions that teachers, parents and administration can reference with their students and programs. Educators may receive credit for attendance. All webinars are Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm PST. Learn more and check for new 2017 dates at