Second Annual Attendance Symposium
WHO: Broward County School Board Members, School and District Staff, Law Enforcement, Elected Officials, Parents, and Community Members
WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
♦ 8 a.m.: Networking and vendor exhibits
♦ 9 a.m. - noon: Attendance Symposium
WHERE: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater. 201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
WHY: September is Attendance Awareness Month, which highlights the importance of ensuring students are in school on time every day. Regular school attendance is critical to student academic achievements. The BCPS Second Annual Attendance Symposium focuses on reducing chronic absenteeism, developing community partnerships to support attendance, and increasing students' academic achievements.
ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:
- Simple strategies for improving student attendance, including strategies for parents, school-based attendance campaigns, goal setting
- Planning school innovation zone, or District-level attendance incentives
- Where to find attendance data
- What the attendance data can tell us about academic achievement
- How chronic absenteeism is measured and what we can do about it
Join us to "Team Up for Attendance!" The Attendance Symposium was FREE and can be viewed here: https://eduvision.tv/l?etOLLO
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Take the Pledge!
I, _______________ take responsibility for my attendance, to go to school every day, attend every class, and always be on time. By doing so, I encourage my peers to realize that Attendance Counts! All day, every day!
I, ______________ agree to support and encourage all students, including my own, in going to school every day. I pledge my family's involvement in supporting the BCPS Attendance Campaign to emphasize that Attendance Counts! All day, every day!
I, _______________ agree to support and encourage all students in Broward County Public Schools to attend school every day. I pledge my organization's involvement in the BCPS Attendance Campaign to emphasize that Attendance Counts! All day, every day!
Thank you to our sponsors for BCPS Attendance Initiatives for the 2017/18 school year:
To become a sponsor, contact Phillip Shaver, Coordinator for District Attendance, at 754-321-1623 or by email: PHILLIP.SHAVER@browardschools.com