SEPTA Membership for 2012-13 is now closed.
RECENT PLEASANTVILLE SEPTA EVENTS....on demand!
(if you missed these events, go to PCTV and watch the videos on line! www.pctv76.org)
Ashley Merryman says, "SLEEP, SLEEP, SLEEP!"
"NURTURE SHOCK: New Thinking About Children." The science behind how we become who we are.
This event was videotaped and can be viewed at www.pctv76.org
Great discussion about how the way we raise our kids, and how much sleep they get, effects educational outcomes. Join the daily Newsweek blog and stay engaged in the dialog: http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/nurtureshock/default.aspx
BRAVO! OCTOBER 7TH: 3RD ANNUAL COLLEGES WITH A DIFFERENCE FAIR....
Was a huge success-over 200 parents, students and educators attended, Thanks so much to our great speakers (Mitch Nagler of Adelphi, and Jenny Ann Frank, & Jennifer Eisman of the Compass Project) and the 20+ wonderful post-secondary programs for attending. Thanks also to Joyce Connell & the Pleasantville HS guidance team for their support and to Cindy Kramer, too!
BY POPULAR DEMAND, ATTACHED IS A LIST OF COLLEGES THAT ARE NOW PROVIDING UNIQUE POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS.
AMAZING! OCTOBER 14TH: SPECIAL FILM EVENT: "Rachel is..." a documentary by Charlotte Glynn.
Over 250 community members participated in this remarkable event. Please see page 15 of the October 20th edition of The Examiner Newspaper for details. Many thanks to the Jacob Burns team and Westchester Arc for their support and guidance on this event. Here is the film web site: http://jacktarfilms.com/
WOW! OCTOBER 2009 APSE: School to Work Conference
The Pleasantville SEPTA and the Pleasantville HS Guidance were asked to present our collaborative internship program, which has been deemed "The Gold Standard" model! We have been asked to speak at the National Conference in June! Find out more at http://www.apse.org/ Go to this link for event power points:http://www.westchesterarc.org/calendar/apse_recap10-21-09.html
LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE: Great turn out. Thank You Library Staff and ECHO students
SEPTA/ECHO/Mt. PLEASANT LIBRARY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Our AWARD WINNING program began on Monday, November 2nd, runs through March 25th!
2:45 until 4:45PM, Monday through Thursday. The program is free and open to all middle school students.
Use this link to access the SEPTA collection directory: http://www.mountpleasantlibrary.org/
UNDERSTANDING ASSESSMENTS, HS DIPLOMA OPTIONS, SAT & ACT EXAMS
Thank you to our speaker: MARY FOX-ALTER, Director of Instructional Services, Pleasantville School District.
Discussion about about testing modifications and accommodations as they apply to the NYS tests - the grade 3-8 assessments and the Regents. What is the Regents "Safety Net" for student with disabilities? What are the different diploma paths for HS students? This event was videotaped and can be viewed online at www.pctv76.org .
"The Horse Boy" at BRS was followed by a discussion w/Catherine Johnson.
Great film and great discussion! Thanks to Catherine Johnson for facilitating, to the Bookstore in Pleasantville for their sales and to Taylored Menues for the great treats.For info on local therapeutic riding programs, please go to: http://www.pegasustr.org/ or contact Laura Corson, the Pegasus instructor over at Fox Hill in Pleasantville. (914 263-7141)