Monday, 4/8/19 7:00-9:00 pm
Teens & Academic Stress
Featuring Dr. Susan Bartell
Join us for an evening featuring nationally recognized psychologist, speaker, and author Dr. Susan Bartell. Learn the signs and tools to manage your teen’s anxiety, perfectionism, over achievement & social struggles.
Thursday, 1/3/19 7:30-9:00 pm
Join us for a panel discussion between recent Schreiber graduates as they share their experiences and insights about high school and college. High school students, 8th grade students, and their parents are especially encouraged to attend.
October 23 at 9am
Children learn best when teachers and parents work together. These experienced, dynamic teachers will share their advice on how parents can develop a productive partnership with their child’s teacher and support their learning at home.
Our panel includes:
- Gail Martin (Salem, Grade 1)
- Lorraine Bellman (Manorhaven, Grade 2)
- Eric Sutz (Salem, Grade 5)
- Heather O’Shea (Guggenheim, Math Specialist)
- Elizabeth Shirian (Weber Counselor)
- Laura Staib (Weber, Social Studies)
- Joseph Lorge (Schreiber, Counselor)
Don’t miss this chance to learn to make the most of parent-teacher conferences and team meetings!
November 2 at 7:30pm
8 Amherst Road, Port Washington
Join us for an evening to welcome Mr. Andrew Akapnitis, the new Director of Guidance and Dr. Stephanie Allen, the new Executive Director for Pupil Personnel Services. Admission is $45 in advance and $55 at the door. Stay tuned!
The event will benefit the Toula J. Halperin Scholarship Fund.
Open to the Public
Did you know that all BOE Budget Meetings are open to the public? Are you curious about how our BOE juggles the needs of all the students in the Port Washington School District? Don’t miss a chance to peek behind the scenes. Keep an eye on our website for agendas as they become available.
All meetings take place in the Daly Annex Conference Room at 8:30am:
- October 10
- October 30
- November 27
- December 18
- January 15
- January 29
- February 12
- March 5
- March 19
- April 9
Thursday June 21st at 10:30 am
Please join us for our last AGATE Meeting of the year when we will be voting on our new Board Slate. Find out how you can get involved and what our plans are for the 2018-19 school year.
The 2018-19 AGATE Board Slate:
- Co-President: Leigh Richards (2nd year)
- Co-President: Nanette Melkonian
- Vice President: Kimberly Keiserman
- Treasurer: Ronit Daniel (2nd year)
- Recording Secretary: Barbara Cohen
- Liaison Coordinator: Bin Laurence
- Communications Director: Rebecca Hughes Parker
Thursday, May 3rd at 7:30 pm
Port Washington Public Library
AGATE and SEPTA present an education conversation on executive functioning skills featuring Daly School Psychologist, Mrs. Andrea Becker; Weber 6th grade math teacher, Mr. Barry Hoffman, Creator of HOFFKIDS.com; and new addition Schreiber School Psychologist, Dr. Joan Bester. Join us to get some tips on how to help your procrastinators and day-dreamers.
- What is executive functioning?
- How do I know if my child needs help with these skills?
- What can I do to help my child learn how to plan, organize, initiate tasks, and self-monitor?
Bring your questions!
Tuesday, May 8th at 7:30 pm
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the three candidates running for re-election for the Port Washington Board of Education. After a brief opening statement from each candidate, there will be a Q&A. Get to know your BOE candidates and what they stand for!
Monday, April 30th at 9:00 am
Don’t miss a great opportunity to learn about the proposed budget for the next school year and to get your questions answered by Mary Callahan, Assistant Superintendent of Business.
Monday, April 30th at 7:00 pm
Port Washington elementary school counselors invite K-5 parents to hear Kathleen Hurley, Psy.D. and Sharon Grand, Ph.D., discuss ADD/ADHD symptoms and childhood anxiety and explain how these can be addressed and treated for improved academic and social success. Register by returning this form to your child’s school counselor.