Steering Committee Meeting
Room 501, Cross Building
· June 5-6 national meeting
· April 17 kickoff of National Advisory Council
· Outcome of CMS phone call re: $$ transfer to Legislature
Reallocation of CMS funds—priorities??
District reform—next steps / needs
Upcoming conferences and workshops (ASCD, MSMA, MPA, etc.)
Review of Task Force agenda (April 11)
ADDITIONAL NOTES AND REMINDERS:
-Full Task Force meetings confirmed:
April 11: Focus on Maine Readiness Campaign and role CETF members can play to assist with organization and delivery of leadership trainings
July 11: Focus on civic learning & engagement as an organizing principle in district reform, with a focus on role of community partners in encouraging, assisting and deepening this work
October 10: Focus on sustaining the
work of the CETF beyond CMS, including, presentation of a final notebook—
-We are still due to deliver a final (interim) report to the Education Committee. The date of our presentation has not been rescheduled.
-The Readiness for College, Career and Citizenship Campaign has hired VIA Group. On March 16 to discuss the overall campaign message.
-Commissioner Gendron has a personal meeting with Bill Gates on March 14 (today) and will make a pitch for strengthening the “3rd C” in their school reform effort, which focuses on readiness for college, career and citizenship.