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PERMIT NO. 145
The Ellenville Central School District Cordially
Invites All Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers to
Parent Engagement Night
Parent Engagement Night El Distrito Central de Ellenville
Ellenville School District
Invita a Todos Los Padres o Guardianes a asistir
Una Noche de Padre
November 18, 2009
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Miércoles, 18 Noviembre 2009
Change Service Requested
Time: 5:30 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Ellenville Central School District
Dinner and Sign-In 5:30 p.m.—6:20 p.m.
Welcome: 6:15 p.m.—6:20 p.m.
Session 1: 6:25 p.m.—7:10 p.m.
Session 2: 7:15 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Ellenville, NY 12428
Doors Open at 5:15 p.m.
28 Maple Avenue
Sign-In will be in the
High School Auditorium Lobby
En el vestíbulo del auditorio de la
Workshops: And More: Más:
Forma de inscripción – Favor de responder antes del 16 de noviembre del 2009
• Child Care provided by our students under adult
Please return this form with your child to their homeroom teacher or mail to the
supervision will be available for your children aged 3
Registration Form - Please RSVP by November 16, 2009
Student Name(s): _______________________________________________________ Grade(s)_________
Your Name(s): __________________________________________________________________________
Workshop A: “ Teens and Cars” - Traffic crashes are the most serious risks facing your teen’s future. This
Attention of: Mrs. Spratt, Ellenville CSD, 28 Maple Ave., Ellenville, NY 12428
or older. To help with our planning, please indicate
Child Care Needed? (circle one) yes / no - If yes, please indicate age of each child ____, ____, ____
workshop will look at what you can do about those risks and how to do it. - Pamela Wanning, Mid-Hudson how many children, and their ages that will be
Health and Safety Institute Director - Session 1 & 2, in Room 649
participating on the cut-off registration form.
Prior registration is not required for you to attend, but strongly requested for planning purposes.
Workshop B: “School to Work” - To offer people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities
Session 2 Workshop: _____
opportunities to live and experience full lives. - Laurie Gallagher, Ulster County ARC Rehabilitation Manager— • Cuidado de niños de 3 años en adelante será
Session 1 & 2, in Room 647 disponible a cargo de personas adultas con la ayuda
de estudiantes del distrito. Para poder planificar,
Workshop C: “Overview of Autism” - Identifying characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder. —Mimi favor de indicar el número y las edades de niños que
Werner, Center for Spectrum Services Program Coordinator - Session 1 & 2, in Room 633 necesitan este servicio. Favor de poner esta
Workshop D: “School ‘Reel’ Life” - View showcase of student activities as recorded and información en la forma de inscripción.
produced by students of Ellenville’s Radio & Television Programs: You can see in-class
activities, concerts, visual arts shows, sporting events, and much more. - Allen Buckler, • A fabulous free buffet served by our cafeteria staff
Ellenville CSD Radio Operations Manager - Session 1 & 2, in Media Room will be available to all participants!
Workshop E: “Self-Esteem and Your Child” - This session will develop a parent’s knowledge of the • Se proveerá una comida gratis a todos los
importance of their child’s self esteem and the effects self-esteem has on a child’s academic progress. Strategies participantes, servida por el personal de la cafetería.
Workshop Choices (Indicate A—H): Session 1 Workshop: _____
and approaches for fostering positive self-esteem will be included. - Christina Cloidt, Ulster County BOCES
SE-TASC Coordinator - Session 1 only, in Room 639
Workshop F: “How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen” - Parents will develop strategies to help their chil-
dren deal with feelings, encourage cooperation and autonomy. Strategies will include alternatives to punish-
ment, the difference between praise & feedback, and assisting your child to develop his/her individuality. Based
on the work of Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish - Christina Cloidt, Ulster County BOCES SE-TASC Coordinator -
Session 2 only, in Room 639
Workshop G: “Bullying, Challenge and Solutions” This will be a quick introduction to the dynamics and
challenges of bullying in schools. The focus will be on strategies for preventing and responding to bullying. -
• Entertainment during dinner will be provided by our
Joakim Lartey, Coordinator of Hudson Valley Student Support Services Center - Session 1 & 2, in Room 644
high school student musicians.
Workshop H: “Health and Nutrition” - This session will help children make wise and healthy food choices. -
• Los estudiantes de música en la escuela secundaria
Michelle D’Ascoli, Food Services Director - Session 1 & 2, in Room 645
ofrecerán entretenimiento durante la hora de cenar.
You may attend two sessions. Please indicate on the cut off registration form which workshops and sessions
you plan on attending. Session 1 is from 6:25—7:10 p.m., and Session 2 is from 7:15—8:00 p.m.
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