Superintendent Meet and Greet
Park City Board of Education members and Interim Superintendent Tom Van Gorder are inviting parents to a school district "Meet and Greet," where parents will have an opportunity to ask principals, board and district administration questions about district issues and concerns. The school district will host three events in the next week, including an event at Jeremy Ranch Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2:00 p.m., Parley's Park Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 29 at 8:00 a.m. and Trailside Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 p.m.
The annual Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling "Utah College Fair" is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Juan Diego Catholic High School in Draper. The event is free and open to the public. The fair will be using a barcode scanner system to expedite the exchange of information between students and colleges at the fair and will include local colleges and universities such as Westminster College, University of Utah and Brigham Young University. The event has also drawn more than 100 out-of-state colleges such as the University of Colorado, Notre Dame, Oregon State University, Wesleyan University and Georgetown University. It is encouraged that students pre-register at gotocollegefairs.com. To see a list of colleges currently registered to attend the fair, visit rmacac.org.
PCEF Teacher Grant Applications due
The Park City Education Foundation will accept teacher grant applications for a one-time award from the local nonprofit, through Oct. 31. Teachers have three grants to select from, including the Linda Singer Berrett Endowed Grant which is awarded to elementary, middle or high school programs that actively support diversity and differentiation through identification of student needs, modification of activities, approaches or outcomes and staff development opportunities that emphasize high-quality curriculum and instruction as the starting point for meaningful curriculum differentiation, according to the nonprofit website. The second grant is the Nele Needham Endowed Grant which is awarded to elementary school programs in grades K-6. Priority given to grade-level, department or school-wide programs that could be expanded to all elementary schools in the district. The third grant is the Nancy DeFord Educator Initiative Program which is designed to encourage and facilitate innovative and creative instruction in the classroom, the nonprofit website continued. Teacher Grant Applications should be sent electronically to Abby Funabiki at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.pcef4kids.org.