October 14 2009

Edison Gifted Local School Council Meeting

4929 North Sawyer
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 534-0540 phone
(773) 534-0539 fax


The Local School Council of the Thomas A. Edison Regional Gifted Center will meet on Wednesday October 14, 2009 at the school (4929 North Sawyer, Chicago, IL) at 6:30 p.m.  

This meeting will feature a discussion about the termination of the Consent Decree that required Chicago Public Schools to desegregate and the potential impact on the Edison Regional Gifted Center.   We plan to discuss the formation of a new Green Committee at our school.   We will hear about the information gathering to help write a new SIPAAA for our school.  We will discuss efforts to increase the use of technology for the benefit of our students and teachers.  We will hear a report from our principal, Mrs. Gray, and we have an open forum where we will welcome your questions, constructive comments and suggestions.  This will be an open meeting subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act and an agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.

Please join us at this LSC meeting, on Wednesday October 14th at 6:30 p.m., for what promises to be an informative discussion about important issues that affect our school.  


LSC Meeting Agenda

Edison Regional Gifted Center Local School Council Meeting

Thomas A. Edison Regional Gifted Center

4929 North Sawyer, Chicago, IL

October 14, 2009

6:30 p.m.

1.                  Call to Order

2.                  Roll Call

3.                  Approval of Agenda

4.                  Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting

5.                  Termination of the Consent Decree that required CPS desegregation and the potential impact on the Edison Regional Gifted Center

                  a.                   discuss the court order and desegregation litigation (Anne Dasovic)

                  b.                   discussion of potential impact on our school     

                  c.                  motion to approve letter to CPS CEO Ron Huberman or other proactive steps

6.                  Discussion and vote on proposal to form a Green Committee (Mr. Papadogiannis)

7.                  Reports:

                  a.                  Principal (Mrs. Gray)

                  b                   LRE  (Mrs. Gray)

                  c.                   Transportation (Mrs. Oberhardt)

                  d.                  PPLC Committee (Mrs. Strelecki & Mr. Papadogiannis)

                  e.                   Curriculum & SIPAAA Committee (Kathleen Lally)

                  f.                  Communications, Public Relations and Technology Committee (Harlan Wallach)

    g.                  Safety & Security Committee (Alex Gallegos)

    h.                   PTO (De Anne Glomski or other PTO officer)

8.                  Open Forum

9.                  Announce date of next LSC meeting (November 4, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.)

10.                  Motion for Executive Session to discuss personnel issues

11.                  Executive Session

12.                  Adjourn


This is an open meeting.  This LSC meeting will have an open forum for you to express your concerns and ask questions.

PDF copies of the stakeholder survey for the development of the new SIPAA and the PTO survey are linked at the bottom this page.

Please plan to attend the Edison Gifted LSC meetings on Wednesday October 14, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.

Harlan Wallach Wallach,
Oct 8, 2009, 7:43 AM
Harlan Wallach Wallach,
Oct 8, 2009, 7:43 AM