Education briefs, Aug. 17-19
PCSD to host an education discussion
The Park City School District is inviting the community to attend a discussion centered around what a “captivating classroom” looks like. According to a press release, Ginger Lewman will be the keynote speaker. Lewman is a national consultant with ESSDACK, a non-profit education center. Lewman will discuss the state of education and how schools can create opportunities to prepare students for the future. The speech, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session, is scheduled for Aug. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Eccles Center. All are welcome to attend the free event.
PCSD board seeks start time feedback
Parents and community members have a chance to give in-person feedback to the Park City Board of Education about changing school start times. A district committee is set to recommend pushing back start times at Park City High School and Treasure Mountain Junior High School to the board at its public meeting on Aug. 23. Community members will have a chance to voice their input during the meeting’s public comment period at 5:30 p.m. For more information on the topic, visit the district’s website, pcschools.us.
School board to meet with community
The Park City Board of Education is set to hold an event in which constituents can meet with their board members in an informal setting. The event, called Jeans & Lattes With Your School Board Member, is set for Sept. 9, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Community members will be able to voice their concerns and ask questions at the event. The locations are as follows: District 1, Phil Kaplan, Park City Library; District 2, Nancy Garrison, Hugo Coffee Roasters at the Kimball Junction Visitors Center; District 3, Tania Knauer, PC MARC; District 4, J.J. Ehlers, Hugo Coffee Bar on Rasmussen Road; District 5, Julie Eihausen, Park City Bread and Bagel.
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