PTG Meetings

PTG Monthly Meetings for 2016-2017 School Year

––> Free Childcare and Free Food at every PTG meeting!

––> We will meet in Lapham’s Auditorium and Red Caboose will provide free childcare.

––> Parking is plentiful in the school parking lot!


Tuesday, September 13:
Who is the PTG & what do we do?
Tuesday, October 11: School gardens & outdoor learning
Wednesday, November 15: Social/emotional learning (To be confirmed)
Tuesday, December 13: How to advocate for your kids (To be confirmed)


5:45 – 6pm: Enjoy some free food, good conversation & drop-off kids in childcare
6pm – 7pm: PTG announcements & presentation (see topics above)
7pm – 8pm: PTG Board of Directors business meeting (all welcome!)

Watch the PTG Listserv and PTG Facebook Page for updates.


Monthly Meeting Dates & Topics for 2015 – 2016

  • Tuesday, September 15 – World Café Brainstorm Session and Schools Principal Q&A
  • Tuesday, October 13 – Open Space Working Meeting for Spring 2016 Events & Fundraisers
  • Tuesday, November 10 – Working Meeting for Spring 2016 Events & Fundraisers
  • Tuesday, December 8 – Cancelled
  • Tuesday, January 12 – Moving Forward: Recap of Board's Meetings with Teachers & Principals
  • Tuesday, February 9 – TBD
  • Tuesday, March 8 – School Assessments
  • Tuesday, April 12 – Talking to Our Kids About Race
  • Tuesday, May 10 – Annual Meeting to Plan for the 2016-17 School Year

Meeting Topics from 2013 – 2014 

  • Growing Great Kids with School Gardens
  • Common Core with School Principals
  • Lunch Committee Presentation
  • Family Engagement: Get a brief update on the Family and Community Engagement standards being developed by the district and come prepared to share your ideas of how the PTG can support better engagement between our schools, families, and community.
  • Race to Equity Project presentation, a multi-year project to reduce racial disparities in Dane County. We will have time for question and answer as well as discussion. Please join us for this important conversation and please bring along a friend. 

Meeting Topics from 2012 – 2013 

  • Growing Great Kids with School Gardens
  • Student Testing and Assessment
  • Homelessness/High Mobility Families
  • Safety in Our Schools
  • Homelessness/High Mobility Families (Part II – Action Plan!)