Riverview Gardens/ SSD

Newsletter for Families, October 2021

Riverview Gardens School District Information

Riverview Gardens Parent Advisory Committee

Zoom ID 976 5764 4770

Password 198620

Special School District Information

Upcoming PEDA Workshops


PEDA also has a Family and Community Resource Center at the Hazelwood Learning Center that has books and resources available for check out. Families and community members are welcome to visit the center and/or contact PEDA with inquiries. In the Spring of 2022, PEDA will be hosting another Parent Leadership Institute and will begin taking applications soon. Please contact us at 314.989.8460 or ssdpeda@ssdmo.org if you have any questions and visit our website at www.ssdmo.org/PEDA

Planning for the Future - Augmentative Communication Funding


Oct. 14, 2021

Starts at 12:30 PM

Description

Augmentative Communication facilitators from Special School District will discuss ways that families and students can pursue funding for augmentative communication devices. An additional discussion will include what the process is for families to purchase dedicated communication systems for their student when considering transition and post-secondary outcomes.

Why is my Child Misbehaving?

(This is a workshop for families who have early childhood aged children)

Oct. 20, 2021

Starts at 12:30 PM

Description

This training will focus on early childhood specific positive parenting strategies to manage challenging behavior. Parents will leave with hands-on strategies that can be implemented in the home setting.

Lunch and Learn

Special School District’s Family and Community Outreach, Social Work, Parent Education and Diversity Awareness (PEDA) and Communications departments have teamed up to offer a virtual Lunch & Learn series for SSD families and stakeholders. The series, which will involve community organizations sharing information about their work, will take place on the first Wednesday of each month during the 2021-22 school year, from 11:30 AM - Noon.


Representatives from nine community organizations will participate in order to increase awareness about their agency and make connections with those in our SSD community who may benefit from their programs and services.


Organizations represented in the Lunch & Learn series include:

Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting

Oct. 13, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Description

Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of families advising and collaborating to improve the education, confidence, and social outcomes of each student served by SSD. SSD's PAC works closely with the SSD Board of Education, Governing Council, and District administration to provide valuable input and feedback from the parent perspective


Meetings are open to public and held via Zoom.


For more information or to join the meeting virtually, please visit the PAC website.

PAC meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month.

Let's Talk!

Let’s Talk is an open invitation from Special School District (SSD) to tell us what’s on your mind.​Let’s Talk is an easy way to submit feedback at your convenience directly to the SSD staff member who can help.