Friday, April 13, 2012
from Frederick Stichnoth
Board of Education - Special Populations Committee: topic - does (1) highly able kids in AP/IB [AP is the new GT] and (2) highly gifted centers. http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/boe/meetings/SPEDdocs/2011-12/2012-0416/Agenda.pdf
Seneca Valley HS. Superintendent Starr's Spring Forum on Special Education
Board of Education Policy Committee topics Policies FAA--Long-Range Educational Facilities Planning and BLC--Special Ed disputes. http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/boe/meetings/POLdocs/2012/2012-0418/Agenda.pdf
Superintendent Starr's book club on Tony Wagner's The Global Achievement Gap; rsvp required. http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/superintendent/bookclub.aspx. (I read it and--in spite of myself--found it thought-provoking.)
Board of Education topic Curriculum 2.0. http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/boe/meetings/agenda/2011-12/2012-0508/050812.pdf
Whitman HS. Superintendent Starr's Spring Forum on Social and Emotional Learning.