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Announcements from the PT Council of Stamford

ptcouncilsquareThe PT Council of Stamford announces the following events:

  • You are invited to attend the Stamford Board of Education’s PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2016-2017 OPERATING BUDGET on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Westover Magnet School Auditorium, 412 Stillwater Avenue. The Superintendent and the Board of Education will present the proposed budget and then take public comments. Childcare (for ages 4 and up) and interpreters will be available. The Proposed 2016-2017 Operating Budget is available on the Stamford Public Schools website: www.stamfordpublicschools.org. See the flyer for more details.
  • Free ESL Classes- IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH! Classes are for adults at beginning to advanced levels, and include reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Morning and evening classes are offered in small tutoring groups in Stamford and Greenwich Stamford Registration on February 1  at DOMUS, 83 Lockwood Avenue at 6:30 pm. Call to register and for more information please contact Family Centers, Carolina, 203-324-3167cfigueroa@familycenters.org See flyer or Spanish flyer for details.
  • The Dolan PFO invites you to a special presentation: It’s never too early to learn about  Current Alcohol & Drug Trends Commonly Used by Tweens & Teens. A Presentation for ADULTS ONLY: Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm in the Dolan Middle School Auditorium, 51 Toms Road, Stamford, CT. Please enter through the back of the school, plenty of parking in the back as well. This presentation will provide parents important information on what to look for regarding the dangers accessible to our youth. Presented by: Captain Richard Conklin, Stamford Police Department This presentation is open to all Stamford Schools. Please contact Dolan PFO if you have any questions dolanpfo@gmail.com
  • The AITE PTSO invites you to a panel discussion on Teen Stressors & Adolescent Mental Health on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:30pm-8:00 p.m. in AITE’s Cyber Café. The moderator will be Tina Rivera, Principal AITE, with opening keynote speaker Joe O’Callaghan, SPS Dept. Chair Social Worker. Panelists include Mary Hidajat-Crichlow – AITE’s Teen Talk Counselor from Kids in Crisis, Diana Manganelli, Child Guidance Center and Dennis Torres, Family Centers. AITE’s MYLC Students will also provide a MYLC program overview and a hands on activity. For more information contact: AITEPTSO1@gmail.com See flyer for details.
  • Stamford Hospital is hosting a Back to Sports Night on March 3 from 6pm-8:30pm. It is free to the public, providing education for parents with children in sports or thinking about sports, on areas of concussion, heat illness, cardiac and pediatric overuse injuries. After the talk there will be a Q&A Panel with Docs from the hospital as well. See the flyer for more details.
  • A conversation with the Office of Early Childhood will take place on Thursday, February 11th from 9:30am-11:00 am at Childcare Learning Centers, William Pitt Child Development Center, 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford. Come learn about the Office of Early Childhood’s strategic plan and give them feedback on what you see as important.  The Office of Early Childhood (OEC), a state agency created in 2013, envisions a Connecticut where all young children are safe, healthy, learning and thriving.  The conversation is open to educators, business leaders, parents, and the entire community. Please RSVP to hildacalderon@clcstamford.org  by February 8. Weather related cancellation:  Please check Channel 8 or 12 for closings for Childcare Learning Centers or call 203-323-5944 and select Inclement Weather Messages. Snow date is February 18 at same time and location. This event is being co-sponsored by the Office of Early Childhood, Childcare Learning Centers, the Stamford School Readiness Council, and the Stamford Early Childhood Collaborative/United Way of Western CT. See the flyer for more details.

The Parent Teacher (PT) Council of Stamford is a strong citywide organization working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. You can find them at Facebook and Twitter, too.

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