Help us to make this the best year in Broward County Public Schools


SLATE OF OFFICERS
FOR 2016/2017

Chair:
Veronica Newmeyer
Vice Chair:
Alicia Walford
Recording Secretary:
Linda Ferrara
Corresponding Secretary:
Carolyn Kron
Communication Chair:
Daylet Yanes-Casusco

Next General Meeting

May 11, 2016
Kc Wright Building


General Meeting Schedule
All meetings will be held at the
KC Wright Administration Building 
unless otherwise noted.  
Meetings begin at 6:30 PM.

Meeting Dates and times below!

May 11, 2016

 
CHAIR - PHYLLIS SHAW
VICE-CHAIR - ANDREA BLACKWOOD
RECORDING SECRETARY - ANNA FUSCO
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY - CAROLYN KROHN
COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR - 
VERONICA NEWMEYER 



Broward County Public Schools has launched a new website.
Here is a link to 


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The District Advisory Council (DAC) fosters and promotes communication among School Advisory Forums, School Advisory Councils, Area Advisory Councils, the District Advisory Council, the Superintendent of Broward County Schools, and the Broward County School Board.
 
 The District Advisory Council is a forum for Area Advisory Councils and others to propose recommendations and discuss issues that are germane to the District. The DAC shall bring before the School Board and the Superintendent of Schools information based on this intercommunication.
 
For more info, please contact DAC by emailing us at districtadvisorycouncil@gmail.com.
or
 

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Please note that there is an issue with AOL email accounts. 
Should you have an AOL account you will NOT receive emails from this group.  
We are sorry for any inconvenience.  
You can contact Communications Chair, Veronica Newmeyer at veronica.newmeyer@gmail.com
 

All Google Group Emails are archived.  If you choose not to receive them through our group email you can always catch up here!
 
 
 
 

 

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Upcoming  Steering Meeting

May 16, 2016 
@ 7:00 pm  -9:00 


ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION!

In order to be in compliance with Policy 1.7 we need to complete the Ethics, Sunshine and Roberts Rules training, the link is listed below.  If you haven't already done so, please set aside about 45 minutes to review the material and complete the quiz questions.  This needs to be completed by the November 5th meeting

Training video:  Please allow 45 minutes IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME


If you have completed the training previously, only a refresher is required.  Please use the
same Email Address as before.

After you enter your name and email address that you used last year a screen will pop up for the traditional training.

You do have to hit the BACK ARROW to go to the next video.
 
All District Advisory Representatives are required to be trained on a yearly basis on Sunshine Law, Florida Public Records Law, Code of Ethics and Parliamentary Procedure.


 
 
 
LINKS TO PRESENTATION MATERIALS:
 
 
 
COMMUNITY RESOURCES:
 

UNITED WAY

Howard Bakalar: email: hbakalar@unitedwaybroward.org

Website: http://www.unitedwaybroward.org/

 

CHILDREN’S SERVICES COUNCIL

Sandra Bernard email: sbernard@cscbroward.org

Sue Gallagher email: sgallagher@cscbroward.org

Website: http://www.cscbroward.org/

 

BECON-TV

Noel Hyatt: email: nhyatt@browardschools.com

Website: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/becon/

 

211-BROWARD

Billie Morgan email: bmorgan@211-broward.org

Stephanie Bell email:sbell@211-broward.org

Website: http://www.211-broward.org

 

BROWARD CENTER OF PERFORMING ARTS

Jan Goodheart email: jgoodheart@browardcenter.org

Website: https://www.browardcenter.org/online/

 

Let x = Student Activities

 
 
Here's another great video produced by Broward County School District about Student Activities and their effect on graduation rates:
 
 
 
Thank You to Mike Roland, Student Activities Liaison for sharing these great videos with us.


 
VIDEO LINKS
 
 


District Advisory and Area Advisories' BYLAWS
PRESENTED TO SCHOOL BOARD ON
September 22, 2015

 


IN THE NEWS
 

July 23, 2015

 

 

 

July 23, 2015

 

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South Florida School Leaders Join White House Discipline Summit

South Florida school leaders traveled to Washington Wednesday to share ideas on how to reduce on-campus arrests and suspensions. Superintendents from Broward County and Miami-Dade County shared how their districts dealt with the problem at a summit hosted by the White House.

https://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2015/07/22/south-florida-school-join-white-house-school-discipline-summit/

 

Superintendent Robert Runcie participates in panel discussion at the White House

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie participated in a panel discussion at The White House. The event, called Rethink School Discipline, focused on helping school districts create positive school climates and implement effective discipline practices.

https://coralspringsconnection.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/superintendent-robert-runcie-participates-in-panel-discussion-at-the-white-house/

 

Miramar High poetry team wins contest, Chicago trip

Four years ago, Autumn Williams strolled into an after-school program at Miramar Youth Enrichment Center, clutching a poem written on a piece of paper.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/miramar/fl-spoken-word-competition-20150721-story.html

 

 

 

 


PAST POSTS - ONGOING TOPICS

SEE SEPTEMBER'S
DAC GENERAL MEETING
ON BECON
 
QUESTION & ANSWERS
FROM THE SEPTEMBER DAC GENERAL MEETING PRESENTATION
 
 
WORKGROUP AGENDA PACKETS