Partnering with Your Child’s Teacher

October 23 at 9am
Weber Library

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!

Save the Date! Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception

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.

BOE Budget Meetings 2018-2019

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

AGATE Meeting Open to the Public

Thursday June 21st at 10:30 am
Weber Library

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

Executive Functioning Skills: How to Help Your Child Get Organized for Success in School

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!

Parent University

Monday, April 30th at 7:00 pm
Guggenheim Elementary

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.

Executive Functioning Skills: How to Help Your Child Get Organized for Success in School

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 and Weber 6th grade math teacher, Mr. Barry Hoffman, Creator of HOFFKIDS.com. 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, initiating tasks, and self-monitor?

Bring your questions!