Resources from the 2013 SPAC Conference


The presenter handouts from the 2013 conference may be downloaded and printed from the links below. Note: Documents are in .pdf format. You will need Acrobat Reader to open and download the publication. For a a free copy of Acrobat Reader, go to <http://www.adobe.com> and click on Downloads.

GENERAL SESSIONS

The PA Performance School Profile
Dr. Michele Sellito, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Education

Fall Down 7 Times and Get up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed
Dr. Debbie Silver, Author and Humorist


NO MORE BULLIES

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know
Laura Crothers

Mistresses and Masters of Mean: Cyber Bullying and Relational Aggression Workshop
Stephanie Ray

Download Handout: Drug and Alcohol Information Center Brochure
Download Handout: Mistresses and Masters of Mean

Dad's Rap: A discussion among dads about bullying and school/home

Paul Jones, Sr.

"It Takes A Village": Parents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)
Kathy Cameron & Emmet Patterson
Download Handout: LGBT Terms and Definitions
Download Handout: Ten Things to Say
Download Handout: Ten Ways to Be an Ally
Download Handout: The Genderbread Person

Bullying: What is it and what can it do?

Denise Rittenhouse

Download Handout: Bullying Presentation
Download Handout: Bullying Resources
Download Handout: County Crisis Lists

Bullying and Empathy: What's the Connection?
Nicole Poncheri & Lee Martin
Download Handout: The Bully, The Bullied, and the Bystander


HOME AND SCHOOL CONNECTION

Convening Parents, Schools, and Community
Karen Rollins-Fitch and Danna Harriel
Download Handout: Checklist for Success

Growing Your Community Involvement
Ann Clark and Ishia Moye

Taking It Back to Your School
Bonita Allen & Cecil Parsley
Download Handout: Sharing Power
Download Handout: Standard Survey
Download Handout: Power of Partnerships
Download Handout: PTA National Standards
Download Handout: PTA Standard 1
Download Handout: PTA Standard 2
Download Handout: PTA Standard 4
Download Handout: PTA Standard 5
Download Handout: PTA Standard 6
Download Handout: PTA Standard Surveys Combined
Download Handout: PTA Standard 5 Checklist
Download Handout: PTA Standard 6 Checklist

Creating Real Family Engagement
Bonita Allen & Lisa Kennedy
Download Handout: National Standards, Goals, and Indicators for Family School Partnerships
Download Handout: PTA National Standards
Download Handout: Quick Reference Basic Question Cards
Download Handout: SPAC Technical Assistance Visit Request Form
Download Handout: Parent Resources

Family School Connection
Karim Mendoza Brown

Google for Organizations
Jay Cohen

Download Handout: Google for Organizations Agenda

Home Safety: What Parents Need to Know
Allyson Fulton
Download Handout: Baby, I've Got My Eye on You!

Download Handout: Can you tell the difference?

Sounding a Voice for Pennsylvania's Children and Youth: Be an Advocate
Caroline Allen

Download Handout: Advocacy Toolkit
Download Handout: Be an Advocate
Download Handout: Tookit

Empowering Parents to Active Family Engagement

Annette Anderson & Elodia Barajas
Download Handout: Family Academy
Dowload Handout: La Famalia
Download Handout: May Day Spring Fling
Download Handout: Parent Family Survey (English & Spanish)
Download Handout: Welcome Home
Download Handout: Welcome Home 2

Creating a Community of Learners
Susan Snyder & Beverly Young
Download Handout: Creating a Community of Learners
Download Handout: Handouts
Download Handout: I Have Who Has Template
Download Handout: Write Up
Download Handout: Parent Workshop Timeline

Breaking the Cycle of Violence and Trauma
Sharon Weiss & Tiana Wilson
Download Handout: Ideas for Parents

PSSA-Opting Out or Staying In
Karen Henrichs


IN THE CLASSROOM

Kindergarten Readiness
Melissa Seese
Download Handout: Getting Ready for Kindertgarten

What? Economics in Childrens Literature? No Tears, No Tantrums! How to Talk to Your Kids About Money
Lora Spence & Cindy Morgan
Download Handout: Financial Fitness for Life Agenda No Tears
Download Handout: Handy Dandy Guide
Download Handout: Six Skills Kids Need to Know

Title 1 Parent Involvement
& Title 1 Parent Involvement Advance Session
Erin Derr, Pennsylvania Department of Education

Download Handout: Title 1 Parent Involvement Requirements

Easy, Fun, and Cheap Science Experiments
Susan Chan-Peter
Download Handout: Easy, Fun, and Cheap Science Experiments

Geoboards: Not Just Toys but Learning Tools
Sharon Bakner
Download Handout: Geoboards: Not Just Playtoys
Download Handout: Printables

Growing Successful Readers
Deb Fulton & Pam Kastner
Download Handout: Common Roots
Download Handout: Five Expository Text Structure
Download Handout: Growing Successful Readers for Literacy
Download Handout: Word Web

A New Age of Learning
Joan Buzick
Download Handout: Presentation



 


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