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2016-2017 Meeting Dates & Minutes

Member Meetings

Find all the meeting information & past minutes are posted here! We always start with collaboration and networking at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting begins at 7. All 2016-17 meetings will take place in the Ballinger Room at the Shoreline Center. The Center is located at 18560 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline, 98155 (same complex as the district offices and the Spartan Rec Center).

Member meetings for the 2016-17 school year:

  • Sept. 20Brian Schultz, assistant superintendent, and Anzara Miller, director of teacher professional practice and evaluation, about recommendations from the Instructional Program Planning Committee now under consideration. These include configurations for preschool, highly capable programs and grade models.
  • Nov. 15 – Robin Tatsuda from The ARC of King County will help demystify the state’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) services and eligibility processes. Presentation handout: dda-eligibility-services-shoreline-november-2016
  • Jan. 18 – Josh Brothers from Brothers Henderson Dussault Law office will explain important financial and legal issues for special needs families, such as estate planning, guardianship and the new college savings plan option. Presentation handout: 20170118 BHD Special Needs Estate Planning (short)
  • March 23 – A panel from the school district will focus on what families need to know about planning for transitions to middle school and high school, including graduation requirements and options. Presentation handouts: Sped PTA-Secondary and Sped PTSA-Grad Requirements
  • May 3 – Motivational life coach Jessica Butts will take participants through a discussion about personality types and how these influence parenting approaches. You can find more about our speaker here.
  • June 1 – We’ll vote on a 2017-18 budget, celebrate the school year with an ice cream social and recognize our chapter’s outstanding educator of the year. Important note: this meeting will happen at Syre Elementary School, 19545 12th Ave NW, Shoreline, 98177.


2015-16 Minute and Handouts

September 21, 2015

November 4, 2015


January 13, 2016

March 15, 2016

April 13, 2016

  • General Member Meeting Minutes: 04-13-16 General Member Meeting Minutes
  • Thanks to Catherine Stafford, creator of The Nurtured Heart approach, who spoke about how to identify the positives in your child. You can learn more about Catherine here.


May 18, 2016