The Scarsdale Middle School PTA will present a panel discussion on recent changes to public education in New York State. Topics to be included are the Race to the Top, standardized testing and the new annual professional performance reviews (APPR) for faculty and administrators. What can parents learn after April’s state-mandated standardized tests? What is the plan for next year?
Th panel will be moderated by Michael McDermott, Principal Scarsdale Middle School and Vice President of the Empire State Supervisors and Administrators Association as well as a leading member of the Regents Task Force on Teacher and Principal Evaluation
Panelists will include State Assemblywoman Amy Paullin, Superintendent of Scarsdale Schools, Dr. Michael McGill, Scarsdale Teachers Association Union President, Trudy Moses as well as a representative from the State Education Department who has been invited to participate on the panel.
This forum will be informative for all Scarsdale parents curious about the changes taking place in our public education system and what they will mean for our children in the Scarsdale schools. Find out how will these changes will impact your child's education, the curriculum and district initiatives.
Scarsdale Middle School Auditorium
May 10, 2012
134 Mamaroneck Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
7:30 P.M. Program
9:00 P.M. Conclusion