2015 Education Summit This Saturday!

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2015 Education Summit

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EVENT DETAILS: 
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

Location: Central High School
Magnet Career Academy

1130 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Education Summit Purpose:
Create a strong consumer demand for public education in the African American community and equip students, parents, caregivers, faith based organizations, and community leaders with information, tools, and resources that support student achievement and post-secondary educational attainment.  

Features:

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Community Conversation
  • Strategies and Models of Success
  • College & University Exhibits
  • Youth Workshops
  • Information on Common Core for Kentucky
  • Other Resources 

Cost: Free (continental breakfast provided)

DESIRED ATTENDEES

  • Faith Based Organizations
  • Parents/Caregivers
  • High School & College Students 
  • Youth Service Workers
  • Educators
  • Business & Community Leaders
  • Fraternity & Sorority Members
  • Alumni Association Members


 or call (502) 566-3383

EXHIBITORS
Exhibit space for a limited number of educational organizations is available.
If interested, call (502) 566-3383
or register online below.

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

The 2015 Education Summit focuses on “Standing UP for Education” with an address, by Community and Education Leaders and Elected Officials.  Colleges, Universities and Youth Service providers plus Interactive Parent and Youth Workshops are available to equip participants to reduce the achievement gap.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Donna Hargens

Dr. Donna Hargens
Superintendent
Jefferson County
Public Schools

Presenters Include:

Diane L. Porter

Diane L. Porter

District 1 Jefferson County
Board of Education

John Marshall

John Marshall

Chief Equity Officer

Diversity, Equity, and Poverty
Jefferson County
Public Schools

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Director Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods

Louisville Metro

Discussions on “STANDING UP FOR EDUCATION” will include breakout sessions for both youth and adults led by educational specialists and community leaders. The goal is to equip parents and to increase the excitement of learning and empowering youth to achieve.

To join the conversation online use #standUP4ed

We look forward to seeing you there!

 or call (502) 566-3383

Louisville Urban League Mission: As an active partner, leader and catalyst we will assist African Americans, other minority groups and the disadvantaged to attain social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy.

Louisville Urban League

1535 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203

(502) 585-4622  *  Fax (502) 585-2335

 www.lul.org

New Board Training Opportunities

Bring your board members to one of our upcoming training sessions at Gheens. Get great information about how to successfully run your PTA for 2015-2016. Perfect for every officer on your board, old and new.

July 23 6pm-8pm Flex A
August 6 6pm-8pm Flex A
August 26 6pm-8pm Rm G05-G06
September 9 6pm-8pm Flex A
September 16 12pm-2pm Flex B
October 8 12pm-2pm Flex A
October 29 6-8 Flex A
November 12 12pm-2pm Flex B

Click here to RSVP.

Email training@15thdistrictpta.org with questions.

Attention Vendors

The 2015 Back to School/Back to PTA Vendor’s Fair is coming up September 23. Send in your vendor registration form today!

Back to School Events

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Financial Review Form

Required 2014-2015 Financial Review Form (formerly Audit Report Form) Deadline: August 15, 2015

ALL PTAs/PTSAs MUST FILE WITH THE IRS
Mail this Financial Review Form to Kentucky PTA, 148 Consumer Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601

Kentucky PTA and local unit bylaws require all PTAs and PTSAs to file a Financial Review Form with Kentucky PTA by August 15, each year, to remain a “unit in good standing.”

Financial Review Form

2015-2016 CAP Schedule

The CAP Volunteer schedule for 2015-2016 is now available. Please click the following links to view:

CAP SCHEDULE BY SCHOOL NAME

CAP SCHEDULE BY DATE

Click the link for more information about the 15th District’s Clothing Assistance Program.

2015-2017 Officers 15th District PTA

On May 5, the following officers were elected for the 2015-2017 term.

President: Heather Wampler
Treasurer: Theresa Mayfield
Secretary: Autumn Neagle
1st VP (Programs): Eddie Squires
2nd VP (Membership): John Buie
3rd VP (Ways & Means): Kim Stevenson
4th VP (Communication): Gay Adelmann
5th VP (Board Training): Nikki Hockman

Reflections Note Cards Now Available

Purchase your Reflections note cards today!

The 2014-2015 Reflections theme was “The World Would Be A Better Place If…”.  And now you can send thank you notes, greeting cards, or send an entire set to someone as a gift! Click here to order.

 

JCPS Elementary School and Registration Period under Way

Parents can make choices among the elementary schools in the cluster that serves their address as well as apply to magnet schools, magnet programs, or the optional program at Hawthorne Elementary. Applications are being accepted through Friday, January 9, 2015

Elementary School Application and Registration Under Way

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15th District PTA Officers Form 

All Clothing Assistance Program appointments must be made by family resource coordinators. We do not take walk-ins, every person must have an appointment. Thank you!