Information on WPS Learning How... Education Series

Department:  Superintendent's Office  
Type:  Administration  
 
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OBJECTIVE 
This education series is specifically designed to engage in discussions with families about the
processes and procedures associated with the Weston Public Schools.
SCHEDULE
Each session will run approximately 90 minutes in length. Participants do not need to commit to attending all sessions. However, some events will require preregistration.
LEARNING HOW… 2016-2017
 
HOW DO SCHOOLS WORK? 
OCTOBER 24, 2016 • 7 – 8:30 PM
Join our Superintendent, Bob Tremblay, to learn and discuss how schools operate from national to
local. How does the organization and management of schools provide opportunities for innovation,
change, and improvement? 
 
HOW DO WE FEED OUR STUDENTS?
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 • 7 – 8:30 PM • REGISTRATION NEEDED
Join our Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, Cindy Mahr, and members of Food
Services to learn about how our meals are developed AND have dinner with us.
 
HOW IS CURRICULUM CHANGED?
JANUARY 23, 2017 • 7 – 8:30 PM
Join our Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, Pamela Bator, to learn about and
discuss the process of curricular evaluation and content change. How does our program review
process, curriculum cabinets/councils, and professional development work?
 
HOW HAS LEARNING CHANGED?
FEBRUARY 27, 2017 • 7 – 8:30 PM • REGISTRATION NEEDED
Come be a student for an evening! Join a group of teachers (one elementary, one middle, and one
high school) representing different content areas. The twist is YOU are the student! Rotate through
these three mini-classes to experience learning today.
 
HOW DOES TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT LEARNING?
MARCH 13, 2017 • 7 – 8:30 PM
Join our Director of Technology and School Libraries, Lee McCanne, to learn about a variety of
ways technology is used in classrooms today to engage and support student learning.
 
HOW HAS TEACHING CHANGED?
APRIL 3, 2017 • 7 – 8:30 PM
Join our Director of Student Services, Midge Connolly, and our Assistant Superintendent of
Curriculum and Instruction, Pamela Bator, to discuss differentiation for all students, the District
Curriculum Accommodation Plan, Special Education, and 504s.
 

 
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