Upcoming Events in Washington

IN SPOKANE:

Common Core Seminar
Tuesday, August 5
6:30-8:30pm
Inside Spa Zenaida (north end)
23801 E. Appleway Ave.
Liberty Lake, Wa 99019

It’s time to bring back local decision-making in education, protect the privacy of our children and let great teachers do their job without the interference of experimental and controlling reform.

It is a beautiful space, you will need to BRING PILLOWS OR A CAMP CHAIR to sit on! There will be a handful of chairs for those who need one, free parking and no stairs. This meeting is for adults only. Please indicate if you can attend, as there is limited seating room.

Hosted by Heidi Moses. Her Facebook page can be found by searching for “Lost Tools of Liberty.”  (Note: This event is not sponsored by Spa Zenaida). Please contact heidi@joyfulpathcoaching.com if you have questions.

Common Core: Standardizing Our Children
Saturday, August 23
1:00-3:30pm
La Belle Vie Event Center
18507 E. Appleway Ave.
Greenacres, Wa 99016

The Common Core standards and their implementation is just the tip of the iceberg. Come find out what’s underneath. Hosted by CURE Washington (Citizens United for Responsible Education) and Washington State Against Common Core.

Speakers:
Joyce Feiss
Sharon Hanek
Marda Kirkwood
Breann Treffry
Laurie Rogers

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IN PUYALLUP:

Understanding Common Core: A Parent’s Perspective
Saturday, August 9th
3:00 p.m.
South Hill Library
15420 Meridian East
Puyallup, WA 98375

The community is welcome to attend a special presentation by Sharon Hanek on a parent’s perspective of Common Core. Topics include implications of the standards on curriculum, SBAC assessments, data collection, Special Education concerns, and much more. Questions are welcomed in a relaxed environment to help those who are concerned about the new changes.

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IN EDMONDS:

Understanding Common Core
Monday, August 11
6:30-8:30pm
Snohomish County PUD Auditorium – Edmonds
21018 Hwy 99
Edmonds, Wa

Speakers:
Sharon Hanek – Research Mom
Sharon has spent the past decade researching and analyzing bills, working with legislators, and testifying on issues related to budget, taxes, transportation, and education. Recently she combined her interest in politics, financial background, and research skills to form a public policy research company. Her focus is to reach out to citizens across Washington state and help them become politically active citizens. Research Mom covers topics on education, global agendas, and activism.

J.R. Wilson – Truth in American Education
J.R. has 25+ years experience working in public education as an elementary classroom teacher, curriculum consultant, staff development coordinator, and elementary principal. As a team member he has been involved in writing science and math standards as well as reviewing math standards. He has conducted workshops and classes for teachers and administrators on technology in the classroom, math and science education, and effective teaching practices.

RSVP to rwible@frontier.com

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IN KENT:

Take Action: South King County Against Common Core
Thursday, August 14
6:00-8:00pm
King County Library
220 4th Ave. S.
Kent, Wa 98032

It’s time to come together and come up with an action plan to rid our schools of CCSS. Whether you know a lot about common core are just learning about it, join us in coming up with an Action plan. Learn who our legislators and school board members are and how to get in contact with them. We’ll also be coming up with a way to inform more parents and families about the truth behind CCSS and the devastating affect it has on our children. Learn how to opt your child out of high stakes testing.

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