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Parent Network
Empty Nest

School/Business Parnerships
Open Doors
1998 PTA Convention
Reflections
Technology

  • School District and Community Programs
  • School to Work
    Character Counts

    Parent Networks

    Incourages parents to create informal networks with parents of their children's friends. Simple steps and ideas of basic information to share amoung parents (i.e.curfew,use it,lose it,ect.) are provided in Parent Network guides.

    No Empty Nest

    Provides for support, education and training to grandparents who are raising grandchildren.

    School/Business Partnerships

    Encourages an awareness of 'need' between school and community businesses.

    Reflections

    A program that encourages and recognizes students' individual talents in Fine Arts. A National and State wide PTA program.

    Open Doors

    A new program designed to enhance school units, administration and parent awareness. Once a month, Dr. Bob Lehman (Mat-Su Bourough School District Superintendent and Council member) will be touring the Mat-Su Schools with hopes to share with others all of the exciting 'happenings' from each school. This program is one of the many ways the Mat-Su Council plans on opening doors to improve communications.

    Character Counts

    A format being introduced to help streenghten character in recognizing good choices.

    1998 PTA Convention

    A committee formed to help with the State PTA Convention in April. Mat-Su is hosting this years convention. We are going to show you off Mat-Su!! ANy school activities you want to show off please let Cheryl Turner know,745-7901.

    Technology

    Council Web Site:setup to access all local school contacts and up to date PTA information.

    School to Work

    Area businesses team up with schools to work on projects which improve education and community life. These projects include mentoring programs, on the job mentoring, fundraising, and volunteer efforts in the community.

    Although business/community teaming is a traditional relationship; this program will standardize the relationships and insure the partnerships are a 'two-way street'.