Community U, established in 2012, is an eight month educational learning opportunity that provides a personalized, firsthand look at how the district operates and all the great opportunities provided for PTISD students.
Community U class meets eight times with each session focusing on a single topic. Participants will visit district campuses and departments and will learn all aspects of public education including:
• Teaching and Learning
• Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
• School Finance
• Personnel Selection and Recruitment
• Tours of Facilities and Campuses
• District Special Programs and Special Services
• Community Partnerships/Education Foundation
Enrollment is open to any parent, business leader, and/or community member in the Pine Tree ISD.
Enrollees are asked to commit to the full program and must be able to attend each monthly session scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Individuals can apply online at www.ptisd.org/CommunityU
Application deadline is August 29, 2014. The 2014-2015 Community U year will begin October 17.
For additional information regarding Community U, contact Mary Whitton, Director of Communications and Public Information at 903.295.5136 or email@example.com.