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WELCOME COMMUNITY and SCHOOLS COMING TOGETHER...be a part of the experience October 27, 2011 Please kindly silence cell phones & pagers.

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1 WELCOME COMMUNITY and SCHOOLS COMING TOGETHER...be a part of the experience October 27, 2011 Please kindly silence cell phones & pagers

2 Introductions / Purpose / Format Large Group Board of Education Administration Purpose Format

3 PURPOSE To engage the public in a two-way conversation with the School District. To provide a vehicle for community members to learn more about their schools. To work together for an even better school district and partnership.

4 Session Format 40 minutes sessions. Light snacks in the cafeteria during breaks. Handout will be provided at all sessions. Please feel free to ask for a handout of a session you did not attend. All presentations will be located on the District’s webpage in the near future. At 8:10 pm, please report back to the large cafeteria for a brief summary of the evening and “clicker” exercise.

5 Schedule 5:30 – 6:00Check In – Cafeteria 6:00 – 6:15Large Group - Cafeteria 6:20 – 7:00Break Out Session I 7:00 – 7:15Break 7:15 – 7:55Break Out Session II 7:55 – 8:10Break 8:10 Report Back to Cafeteria for Large Group - Closing Remarks & Summary

6 Break-Out Session Choices Even numbered rooms are located in the north hallway; Odd numbered rooms located in the south hallway. Break Out Sessions (choose only one topic per session). 1.Parental Involvement (room 124) 2.Kindergarten Counts (room 138/140) 3.The Middle School Concept (room 123/125) 4. My Student is in High School – now what? (room Library) 5.Technology – efficient methods to be in the know (room 130) 6.School Finance 101 & School Governance (Large Cafeteria)

7 Info-mercial of Evening Among other informational items, after tonight you will have learned that…… The Board of Education makes a collaborative effort to develop yearly goals that target The Learning Environment; Evaluation & Accountability; Funding & Finance; Technology; Internal Communication/Employee Relations; and External Communication/Public Relations; and Overall, 78.7% of Sandwich students met or exceeded state standards in reading, math & science compared to the State’s average of 76.5%; and Sandwich Elementary, Intermediate, & Middle School ISAT scores continue to increase higher than state averages; and Sandwich High School ACT scores continue to increase higher than state averages; and The State of Illinois is paid in full for last school year; however currently owes District #430 $666,665 for this school year (76.79% Education Fund % Transportation Fund); and Sandwich School District has the lowest tax rate in DeKalb County; and Sandwich spends $2,142 less in operating cost per pupil than the state average – Sandwich $9,395 State $11,537.

8 Community and Schools Coming Together… Thank you for being a part of the experience……Enjoy the evening!


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