Support Walker while shopping Amazon’s Prime Days (10/13 and 10/14)!

Log into smile.amazon.com (instead of amazon.com) and choose David E. Walker PTA as your charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases all year long to our PTA!

*You can also activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping phone app under settings.

We don’t have as many fundraising opportunities this year, so every individual effort will add up. Thank you!

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Family Resource: Evanston CASE

Evanston CASE provides Community, Advocacy, Support, and Education to families impacted by disability in districts 65 and 202.  Parent/Guardian Connections Facebook Group. Private, supportive online group where parents/caregivers share experiences, information, and resources.

Parent Partners Program. Empowers parents and guardians to successfully navigate and improve outcomes during special education meetings. Our experienced volunteers can help make school meetings more productive and less overwhelming. 

“On the CASE” Newsletter. News about local special education issues or programs. Sign up on our website.

CASE Website Resources Page. Comprehensive list of “parent/guardian-endorsed” resources including tutors, doctors, therapists, and more.

Advocacy Clinic. Provides in-depth, personalized advocacy services for families navigating the special education system in Evanston/Skokie Districts 65 and 202.  We offer consultations, records review, meeting preparation and attendance, and support. 

Visit us at www.evanstoncase.org to connect and find out more! 

Evanston CASE proporciona comunidad, defensa, apoyo y educación a familias afectadas por discapacidades en los distritos 65 y 202.

Grupo de Facebook de Conexiones de Padres/Tutores. Grupo privado en línea de apoyo donde los padres/cuidadores comparten experiencias, información y recursos

·  Programa de Padres Socios. Empodera a los padres y tutores para navegar con éxito y mejorar los resultados durante las reuniones de educación especial. Nuestros voluntarios experimentados pueden ayudar a que las reuniones escolares sean más productivas y menos abrumadoras.

·  Boletín Informativo “On the CASE”. Noticias sobre temas o programas locales de educación especial. Regístrese en nuestro sitio web.

·  Página de Recursos del Sitio Web de CASE. Lista completa de recursos “respaldados por padres/tutores”, incluidos tutores, médicos, terapeutas y más.

·  Clínica de Defensa. Proporciona servicios de defensa personalizados y en profundidad para las familias que navegan por el sistema de educación especial en los Distritos 65 y 202 de Evanston/Skokie. Ofrecemos consultas, revisión de registros, preparación y asistencia a reuniones, y apoyo.¡Visítenos en www.evanstoncase.org para conectarse y obtener más información!

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Sponsor a Box of Stories Site in Your Yard!

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Chat with the Principal, Thursday Oct 1st, 7pm

Join us for a PTA sponsored Chat with the Principal. Please send your meeting questions to Allison Bull: alliackerman@hotmail.com by 9/30 @ 2pm

Click here for the meeting login information.

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September Meeting Minutes

Here are the September meeting minutes:

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Walker PTA Volunteer Needs

The PTA is looking for volunteers for three committees this year: Community Engagement Task Force (plan virtual community building and enrichment opportunities), Fundraising Committee (restaurant nights, box tops, online fundraising), and (virtual) Book Fair. Sign up at the link below. Thank you!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084aaca62baaf85-walker

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Upcoming FAN Events: Sept 17th & 24th

Go to https://www.familyactionnetwork.net/upcoming-events/ for more details

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Virtual Curriculum Night: Tuesday, September 22nd

Curriculum Night (Virtual)

6:30pm – District Message

6:45pm – Session One (Homeroom teacher or PE/Arts option)

7:15pm -Session Two (Homeroom teacher or PE/Arts option)

*Note – you only need to attend one session with your child’s homeroom teacher. Sessions are the same.

*Note – teachers can record sessions and share with you if you cannot attend.

*Note – Session links will be shared with you.

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Become a Walker PTA Member for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Join the PTA to have a voice in our school! A 2020-2021 PTA membership gives you the ability to vote on what we do as a PTA and how we spend our PTA funds for the year. There are no obligations! Participate in our meetings and volunteer as much or as little as you want.

To purchase a membership, please go to our online store: https://walker.new.memberhub.store/store

Parent/Guardian membership is $10, Family membership (2 adults) is $15, **NEW to our online store** No-Barrier Membership is Free (We don’t want cost to be a barrier for anyone to join our PTA), Faculty membership is $5, and General/Community membership is $10.

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Join us for our September PTA meeting!

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This month’s meeting is this Wednesday, the 16th @ 7pm, via Zoom. Below is the agenda with Zoom login information. We hope you can join us!

September 2020 PTA Meeting Agenda

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