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What do you want to know about chronic absence?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jane Coyle-Hart Mar 7. 3 Replies

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Ludys Ebratt liked Jennifer Masutani's blog post One Community School Coordinator, 35 Community Partners, and 1,000 people at the 1st ever “Ready 4 School” Event!
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One Community School Coordinator, 35 Community Partners, and 1,000 people at the 1st ever “Ready 4 School” Event!

By Alisha TorresTucked away in the farthest northern corner of New York, bordered by Canada and a nearby Native American Reservation, you will find the village of Massena. Massena is a town of wonders. From fighting to keep Alcoa alive and putting a priority on excellent education, Massena, and its people, has shown what is possible when you leverage a community and its resources.If you stop in at one of the schools, you may notice the slogan “Our Kids, Our School, Our Community,” emblazoned on…See More
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Jane Coyle-Hart replied to Jennifer Masutani's discussion What do you want to know about chronic absence?
"Agreed. It's a long list of reasons why students chronically absent, but what suggestions does anyone have for making improvements? Our District has a "Strive for Less than 5" (days absent) Initiative and promote this through Teachers…"
Mar 7
Jane Coyle-Hart liked Jennifer Masutani's discussion What do you want to know about chronic absence?
Mar 7
Zaira Vicario-Begien replied to Jennifer Masutani's discussion What do you want to know about chronic absence?
"Transportation issues!  Also, districts that have very restrictive and specific guidelines in order to qualify for bussing. "
Feb 27
Jennifer Masutani replied to Andrew Zima's discussion Lead Agency Supports
"Hi Andrew! Here's a presentation the National Center for Community Schools did on the role of a lead agency a couple years ago. Hope this helps! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eimfE8mmUHamxrem9MbUowbFU/view?usp=sharing ;"
Feb 14
Jennifer Masutani posted a blog post

Coordinator Spolight - Spohia Domeville

By: Xue Lin WangSophia Domeville wears many hats. She is a Community School Director, the School Operations Manager, and a Haitian American Abstract Expressionist. Domeville’s career at Belmont Runyon Community School has allowed her to channel her interests to create a platform to support student success through the Arts into one avenue.For the past three years,…See More
Feb 13
Christine M Schuch commented on Jennifer Masutani's blog post Coordinator Spotlight - Savanity Davis
"Great story!  Thanks for sharing this!"
Jan 23
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Coordinator Spotlight - Savanity Davis

By Xue Lin WangWhile some community school coordinators prefer smaller sized schools, Savanity Davis does the opposite—she seeks larger sized schools. At P.S. 19 Marino Jeantet, a Community Learning School, Davis has served as the Community School Director for over 2,000 students for the past three years. Located in Queens, New York, P.S. 19 Marino Jeantet is the nation’s largest public elementary school. P.S. 19 serves grades kindergarten to 5th, with each grade level averaging around 400…See More
Jan 11
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Coordinator Spotlight - Amani Coker-Warren

By Xue Lin Wang“I want to establish a system and support with the staff and team where they can be self-efficient,” says Amani Coker-Warren, “to the point where I am out of a job.” Parents do not have a handbook for schools and Coker-Warren believes her role as a Community School Coordinator is to support parents and connect teachers and staff to the community. Coordinators are the connectors and the ones who assess the needs of the staff, students, and families and makes it happen. However,…See More
Dec 12, 2018
Jennifer Goodwin replied to Jennifer Masutani's discussion What do you want to know about chronic absence?
"Disengaged parents, disengaged students, anxiety, students skipping certain blocks/classes, teachers not understanding their role in attendance, parental mental health, student mental health."
Nov 20, 2018
Jennifer Masutani posted a discussion

What do you want to know about chronic absence?

Thank you to all the Coordinators who took our Network Survey to help us plan for future Network activities. In response to the 84.8% of Coordinators who said they would like to learn more about chronic absence, we will begin planning a series of webinars for the new year to focus on the many different barriers and strategies to increase attendance.To help us with planning, tell us what chronic absence issues you are facing. Do your students face transportation issues, have chronic asthma, or…See More
Nov 19, 2018
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Coordinator Spotlight - Kendra Berry

By Xue Lin WangIn the valleys of Knox County, TN, Kendra Berry enters Vine Middle School every day with the motto “Coordinate, not do.” Between building a successful soccer program from scratch to establishing positive relationships with community partners and families, Berry’s motto, which was instilled in by a veteran colleague, has carried her far. She is one of sixteen…See More
Nov 16, 2018

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Jennifer Masutani's Blog

One Community School Coordinator, 35 Community Partners, and 1,000 people at the 1st ever “Ready 4 School” Event!

Posted on March 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

By Alisha Torres

Tucked away in the farthest northern corner of New York, bordered by Canada and a nearby Native American Reservation, you will find the village of Massena. Massena is a town of wonders. From fighting to keep Alcoa alive and putting a priority on excellent education, Massena, and its people, has shown what is possible when you leverage a community and its resources.

If you stop in at one of the schools, you may notice the slogan “Our Kids, Our…

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Coordinator Spolight - Spohia Domeville

Posted on February 13, 2019 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

By: Xue Lin Wang

Sophia Domeville wears many hats. She is a Community School Director, the School Operations Manager, and a Haitian American Abstract Expressionist. Domeville’s career at Belmont Runyon Community School has allowed her to channel her interests to create a platform to…

Continue

Coordinator Spotlight - Savanity Davis

Posted on January 11, 2019 at 11:00am 1 Comment

By Xue Lin Wang

While some community school coordinators prefer smaller sized schools, Savanity Davis does the opposite—she seeks larger sized schools. At P.S. 19 Marino Jeantet, a Community Learning School, Davis has served as the Community School Director for over 2,000 students for the past three years.



Located in Queens, New York, P.S. 19 Marino Jeantet is the nation’s largest public elementary school. P.S. 19 serves grades kindergarten to 5th, with…

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Coordinator Spotlight - Amani Coker-Warren

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

By Xue Lin Wang

“I want to establish a system and support with the staff and team where they can be self-efficient,” says Amani Coker-Warren, “to the point where I am out of a job.” Parents do not have a handbook for schools and Coker-Warren believes her role as a Community School Coordinator is to support parents and connect teachers and staff to the community. Coordinators are the connectors and the ones who assess the needs of the staff, students, and families and…

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