Berkeley PTA Council April Meeting

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

PTA Council Zoom Webinar

6:30 - President’s introduction to the meeting - (explanation of how the Q&A discussions will work: use “raise hand” function to be put in queue to talk).

6:35 - Distance learning update. Superintendent Brent Stephens, plus Q&A discussion. 

7:05 - BFT update. Matt Meyer or Janine Waddell on the teachers’ perspective on distance learning, budget cuts, staffing, etc, plus Q&A discussion. 

7:20 - Budget update by Brent Stephens. What’s the outlook for severe cuts driven by a reduction in state funding?  plus Q&A discussion

7:45 - Afterschool enrichment: Update by Brent Stephens and/or Aaron Jorgenson on BUSD’s decision re payments to enrichment class contractors, plus rules for school year 2020-21, plus discussion.

8:05 - upcoming PTA Council trainings via Zoom: anti-bias and cultural competency trainings for PTA officers and school classroom volunteers (mid May?) and chapter PTA officers training (May 30)

8:15 - adjourn.