Just say Yes! to WINNING Strategies and
No! to Summer Learning Loss
You can do it too.
Join us for strategies and ideas your school can implement.
Welcome: Mario J. Andrade, Ed.D., Superintendent
Bristol Warren Regional School District
Jan Mermin – RIDE, 21st Century CLC Manager & Expanded Learning Opportunity Specialist
Joseph Morra - RIASPA, Senior Project Manager of Summer Learning
Mary Parella - Director, Pawtucket School Department COZ
Cathy Saunders - Director of Education, Providence Children’s Museum
Maria Mare-Schulz – Principal (retired), Sullivan Elementary School, Newport
Shevaun Keogh-Walker - Education Consultant
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Place: Roger Williams University, Global Heritage Hall,
G01 Lecture Hall, Bristol
Time: 9 a.m. registration, continental breakfast & networking
9:30 -11a.m. program
Register: RIPCS.org by March 4, 2015
Register early for this free program – seating is limited.
“Students in the community school environment show significant gains in academic achievement and essential life development skills.” -Coalition for Community Schools
“… Community schools are a promising strategy for improving student outcomes. In the current climate of budget cuts, it is important for policy makers at the state and federal levels to advocate for community schools as an efficient, effective way to use scarce resources by leveraging partnerships. Districts can further help by creating district-wide community school initiatives.
“Research has made it clear that instructional improvements can be successful only when they are combined with family and community engagement and genuine efforts to improve the school’s climate for learning—in other words, when resources are organized for student success by creating community schools.” Read online.