Town Hall Listening Sessions

Town Hall Listening Sessions Scheduled

August 29 & September 5, 2018

Location

Kent ISD Educational Service Center, Grand Room

Purpose

To surface concerns and recommendations related to the transition of Center Based Program operation to Kent ISD. This is an informational gathering meeting therefore we will not be providing answers or information regarding the transition process.

Intended Meeting Participants

Parents of Students attending Center Based Programs and Staff who currently work in the Center Based Programs (we respectfully request that all other parties who do not meet these two criteria do not attend-there will be many other opportunities for broad stakeholder involvement and participation in other meetings).

Process of the Town Hall Meeting

The meeting will follow a three-part approach for providing each participant an opportunity to share and openly discuss their perspectives regarding the transition of Center Based Program operation to Kent ISD. 

  1. Each individual participant will be given time to complete a written response and offer 2-3 priority concerns and 2-3 priority recommendations related to the transition of Center Based Program operation to Kent ISD. 
  2. All participants will be facilitated thru a group dialogue about concerns, opportunities and recommendations related to the transition of Center Based Program operation to Kent ISD. 
  3. Participants will be given an opportunity for a brief (1 minute or less) comment on their top issue related to the transition of Center Based Program operation to Kent ISD (this can be either a concern, opportunity or recommendation)

Schedule

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

  • 3:00-4:00 PM - Center Program PRINCIPALS (Board Room)
  • 4:30-6:00 PM - Center Program STAFF
  • 7:00-8:30 PM - Center Program PARENTS

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

  • 9:30-11:00 AM - Center Program PARENTS
  • 1:00-2:30 PM - Center Program PARENTS
  • 3:30-5:00 PM - Center Program STAFF
  • 5:30-7:00 PM - Center Program STAFF

Agenda

The agenda for all town hall meetings will be as follows

  • 5 minutes - Process Orientation
  • 10 minutes - Individual written responses - concerns and recommendations
  • 45 minutes - Facilitated group dialogue - concerns and recommendations
  • 30 minutes - Public comment period - concerns, opportunities and recommendations

Town Hall Schedule

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

  • 3:00-4:00 PM - PRINCIPALS (Board Room)
  • 4:30-6:00 PM - STAFF
  • 7:00-8:30 PM - PARENTS

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

  • 9:30-11:00 AM - PARENTS
  • 1:00-2:30 PM - PARENTS
  • 3:30-5:00 PM - STAFF
  • 5:30-7:00 PM - STAFF