CSC & PAC

The Collaborative School Committee (CSC) meetings are open to everyone. We welcome parents, staff, and community members to attend.

The CSC is charged with: 

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

ELA-PAC is the organization in charge of communication between parents and the school regarding English Language Acquisition programming. All ELA Program schools must have an ELA-PAC, according to a court-ordered consent decree.

What are the responsibilities of ELA-PACs?

The legally-mandated responsibilities of ELA-PACs are to:

Each Child. Each Opportunity. Our Responsibility.

Samuels Elementary Collaborative School Committee & 

Parent Advisory Committee 

November 15, 2023

4:00-5:00 PM

Google Meet joining info

Link: meet.google.com/mke-bhrr-hgj

At Samuels Elementary, we inspire each child to pursue limitless opportunities that will launch him, her, or them to make a once unimaginable impact on our world.

ECE-1 (16)Head Start-1(17)Head Start-2(13)K-122 (22)K-123 (23)K-124 (35)1st-128 (35)1st-130 (22)1st-131 (22)
2nd-135 (26)2nd-136 (29)2nd-141 (25)3rd-116 (19)3rd-118 (18)3rd-121 (28)4th-106 (21)4th-109 (30)4th-119 (21)
5th-111 (21)5th-113 (20)5th-114 (30)

Meeting Minutes

CSC/PAC  Samuels meeting was called to order on November 15, 2023 at 4:00 PM.

In attendance

Cesar Rivera, Ligia Gibson, Sharlyn Flaxer, Jeff Harper, Guadalupe Lujan, Dolly Calderson, Karen Ruzycki, Chad Rogers, Josh Norris,  Brian and Mary Lanni, Silvia Cruz.

Current repairs are to put a new floor in the auditorium stage.

Budget update

Current enrollment ECE-5th grade 486.

Number highest in ELA-S classes  which is not to exceed 35.  Two Spanish speakers have been hired for the ELA-S kindergarten class. More paraprofessionals in Spanish may still be needed for other ELA-S classes.

The school zone which includes Samuels, Holm and Shoemaker all show a high number of ELA-S students.

Projection for the next school year for Samuels  could be Kinder-5th grade 445-450.

In November there will  be preliminary enrollment projections.

January final enrollment projections.

February 9, 2024 will be the final budget.

The meeting was closed with optimistic closure of wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving.

Next meeting will be January 10, 2024 4:00-5:00

*Guadalupe Lujan provides Spanish Interpretation

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Each Child. Each Opportunity. Our Responsibility.

Samuels Elementary Collaborative School Committee & Parent Advisory Committee
October 11, 2023
4:00-5:00 PM
Google Meet joining info
Link: https://meet.google.com/aqu-rjtj-qis

At Samuels Elementary, we inspire each child to pursue limitless opportunities that will launch him, her, or them to make a once unimaginable impact on our world.

● Warm Welcome & Introductions ○ Good Things Protocol

●  ECE-1 (15)●  Head Start-1(17)●  Head Start-2(15)●  K-122 (19)●  K-123 (21)●  K-124 (35)●  1st-128 (33)●  1st-130 (22)●  1st-131 (22)
●  2nd-135 (25)●  2nd-136 (28)●  2nd-141 (25)●  3rd-116 (18)●  3rd-118 (17)●  3rd-121 (29)●  4th-106 (21)●  4th-109 (29)●  4th-119 (20)
●  5th-111 (19)●  5th-113 (19)●  5th-114 (29)

○ Implications for Preliminary Projections/Spring Staffing

○ Q&A

CSC/PAC Samuels meeting  was called to order on October 11, 2023 at 4:00 PM

2023-2024 CSC Bylaws were approved.

In attendance 

Cesar Rivera, Ligia Gibson, Jeff Harper, Sharlyn Flaxer, Guadalupe Lujan,  Ana Silva, Dolly Calderon, Karen Ruzycki, Chad Rogers, Josh Norris, Karen B, Brian L, Mary Lanni, Silvia Cruz.

 Budget update

Enrollment-480 

Number of students highest is  ELA-S classes with  29-35 in each class with 19-25  in ELA-E classes.

Planning on hiring 2 Spanish tutors for Kindergarten and 1st grade class.

Preliminary projections for spring staffing will remain the same.

There is funding for  Book Trust and Reading Partners.

Concern about Reading Partners is the need for Spanish  speakers that can help with the Spanish population of students.

Yearly Title One  Meeting Presentation was discussed .  Samuels has 80% FRL at this time.

2020 Bond  Funds used $100,000 on solar lights and will plan to use the remaining funds  of $25,000  for either more solar lights or replacing tile floor in the music room.

MLE information was presented by Dolly Calderon with plans for a meeting with parents and staff Wednesday October 18, 2023

The meeting was closed with gratitude  with plans for the next meeting on Wednesday  November 15, 2023 4:00-5:00..